What stats do a good job of linking well to team performance? A post from another blog presents some things worth looking at.
Volleyball coaches look at the ratings of opposing team passers to decide who to target with the serve, but that might mask opportunities.
Fellow blogger and coaching legend Jim Stone has some things he's been thinking about. Here I share my views on those subjects.
Expected Sideout Pct is gaining increasing use in volleyball to judge passing performance, but it doesn't always match actual SO Pct.
A coach's question brings up the opportunity to discuss both areas we can deepen analysis of serve receive and the challenges involved.
I have some serious concerns about the accuracy of the box score stats we see - particularly when it comes to NCAA matches.
For those who might have an interest, here's a presentation I did on home advantage in volleyball for an academic conference.
How important is getting aces to winning in volleyball? More important in the men's game than the women's based on the numbers.