Synopses & Reviews
One of the most complete books on coaching volleyball ever printed — includes advice, tips, and cues that take the experienced coach years to accumulate. This comprehensive book covers every aspect of coaching volleyball — from the beginning basic skills to information on aiding the talented college-bound athlete. It guides the coach through the decision-making processes of tryouts, practice schedules, setting up the team's offense and defense, coaching a game, and dealing with parents and administrators. Here are the keys to creating a winning volleyball class or entire volleyball program from the elementary to collegiate level, based on the solid knowledge that comes with years of experience. Volleyball coaches and physical education teachers.
Table of Contents
I. SO YOU WANT TO BE A COACH. 1.Is Coaching for You?
2.Best of the Best Coaching Philosophy.
II.FOUNDATIONS OF COACHING SKILLS AND DRILLS. 3.Before You Teach A Skill Or Drill.
III. SKILL PYRAMID BASICS. 4.Forearm Pass.
IV.SERVE RECEPTION. 10. Serve Reception.
V.DEVELOPING AN OFFENSIVE SYSTEM. 11.Offensive Guidelines and Strategies.
VI.SETTING UP THE DEFENSE. 12.Defense Guidelines and Strategies.
VII. CHOOSING AND TRAINING A SETTER. 13.Setting Guidelines and Drills.
VIII. INNOVATIVE GAME-LIKE DRILLS. 14.Making Drills Work.
15.Games and Consequences.
IX.PUTTING A PRACTICE TOGETHER. 16.Tryouts.
17.Designing Effective Practice Sessions.
18.TEam Statistics and Scouting.
X.THE ATHLETE'S BODY. 19.Hydration, Nutrition, and Rest.
20.Prevention and Treatment of Injury.
21.Conditioning and Weight Training.
XI.STRATEGIES AND COACHING TECHNIQUES DURING THE MATCH. 22.Competition Strategies.
XII. MOLDING THE WINNING ATTITUDE. 23.Teaching the Winning Attitude.
XIII. SURVIVAL IN THE COACHING AREA. 25.Dealing with Conflict.
27.Administration and Support Personnel.
28.Public Relations and the Press.
XIV. COLLEGE BOUND. 30.Information for the College-Bound Athlete.
XV.CAMPS AND TOURNAMENTS. 31.Summer Camps.
32.Hosting and Participating in Tournaments.
Appendix. Masters for Copies.