Some coaches wonder if they should share stats with their players. A more important consideration is how they use and talk about them.
As coaches we constant pursue improvement. But are we actually measuring improvement when we take stats in practice?
We rate passers in serve reception on a point scale. Can we do something similar for defenders to be able to make comparisons?
How are you allocating the time you spend in practice on the various actions of the game? Do you even know how they break down?
What statistical measures correlate to success in volleyball? Here are some figures for you to look at on the subject. Much more to come later.
Here are some thoughts on a fairly easy way for a solo coach to keep useful stats during a match to provide some objective data
Are you the sort of coach who likes to keep statistics? Well here's one you might like to add to your repetoir. It could offer meaningful insights. :-)
Serving aggressiveness and its impact on point scoring is a frequent talking point among volleyball coaches. Is there an optimal service error rate?