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Coaching Volleyball For Dummies



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This is the 1st edition with a publication date of 6/9/2009.

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Get the score on coaching youth volleyballVolleyball was a popular and well-watched sport in the Beijing 2008 Olympics. With this heightened interest in play, Coaching Volleyball For Dummies shows parents and other adults how to coach young players successfullyby focusing on the fundamentals of play and basic strategies as well as by making the team experience pleasant and educational for the players. This practical guide covers the rules and regulations and contains the proper progressions to help players master and apply skills on the court. It also features a number of the sport's best drills to maximize the rate and quality of learning and help players and coaches get the most out of each practice session.The National Alliance for Youth Sports provides a wide range of programs for coaches, administrators, officials, parents, and young athletes. Greg Bach (West Palm Beach, FL) is the Director of Communications for the Alliance.

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The National Alliance for Youth Sports is America's leading advocate for positive and safe sports for children. It provides a wide range of programs for coaches, administrators, officials, parents, and young athletes. Greg Bach is the Director of Communications for the Alliance.

Table of Contents

Getting Started Coaching Volleyball
Teaching Volleyball to Children
Building a Strong Foundation for a Successful Season
The Rundown on Basic Volleyball Rules
Getting in Sync with Your Players' Parents
Building Your Team
Overseeing Your Team
Running Fun-Filled Practices
Making Game Day Memorable - For the Right Reasons
Basic Training: Teaching Volleyball Fundamentals
Racking Up Points with Offensive Fundamentals
Developing Defensive Fundamentals
Fundamental Drills for Beginners
Refi ning Your Coaching Strategies
Taking Your Drills to the Next Level
Net Gains: Zeroing In on Advanced Volleyball Skills
Revving Up the Offense
Bolstering the Defense
Stepping Up the Offense
Tightening the Defense
The Extra Points
Keeping Your Players Healthy and Injury Free
Dealing with Common Coaching Challenges
Coaching a Club Team
The Part of Tens
Ten Ways to Make the Season Memorable
Ten Ways to Help Players Take Their Game to the Next Level
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