Coaching Volleyball For Dummies

Coaching Volleyball For Dummies

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By (author) The National Alliance for Youth Sports

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  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Ltd
  • Format: Paperback | 384 pages
  • Dimensions: 188mm x 231mm x 23mm | 635g
  • Publication date: 9 June 2009
  • Publication City/Country: Chichester
  • ISBN 10: 0470464690
  • ISBN 13: 9780470464694
  • Illustrations note: black & white illustrations, figures
  • Sales rank: 679,787

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Get the score on coaching youth volleyball Volleyball 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 successfully--by 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

Introduction. Part I: Getting Started Coaching Volleyball. Chapter 1: Teaching Volleyball to Children. Chapter 2: Building a Strong Foundation for a Successful Season. Chapter 3: The Rundown on Basic Volleyball Rules. Chapter 4: Getting in Sync with Your Players' Parents. Part II: Building Your Team. Chapter 5: Overseeing Your Team. Chapter 6: Running Fun-Filled Practices. Chapter 7: Making Game Day Memorable - For the Right Reasons. Part III: Basic Training: Teaching Volleyball Fundamentals. Chapter 8: Racking Up Points with Offensive Fundamentals. Chapter 9: Developing Defensive Fundamentals. Chapter 10: Fundamental Drills for Beginners. Chapter 11: Refi ning Your Coaching Strategies. Chapter 12: Taking Your Drills to the Next Level. Part IV: Net Gains: Zeroing In on Advanced Volleyball Skills. Chapter 13: Revving Up the Offense. Chapter 14: Bolstering the Defense. Chapter 15: Stepping Up the Offense. Chapter 16: Tightening the Defense. Part V: The Extra Points. Chapter 17: Keeping Your Players Healthy and Injury Free. Chapter 18: Dealing with Common Coaching Challenges. Chapter 19: Coaching a Club Team. Part VI: The Part of Tens. Chapter 20: Ten Ways to Make the Season Memorable. Chapter 21: Ten Ways to Help Players Take Their Game to the Next Level. Index.