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Officiating Volleyball

Author : American Sport Education Program
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A comprehensive guide to officiating volleyball that discusses the duties of officials, match procedures, ball-handling violations, offensive alignments, overlapping, screening, and the rules as they apply to the game, the court, equipment, uniforms, teams, and officials.

Volleyball Skills Drills

Author : American Volleyball Coaches Association
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Master volleyball's key techniques help elevate performance in all facets of the sport. Volleyball Skills & Drills teaches the fundamentals to help players master and apply those skills on the court when it counts. Featuring 10 of the sport's best coaches and 75 of their most effective drills, this guide will maximize both the rate and quality of learning, helping players and coaches get the most out of each practice session.

Coaching Volleyball Successfully

Author : Sally Kus
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'Coaching Volleyball Successfully' provides everything a volleyball coach needs to build and coach a successful team - from underlying philosophy to game-specific preparation and tactics.

Coaching Youth Volleyball

Author : American Sport Education Program
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Provides information and advice for youth volleyball coaches, discussing the responsibilities of being a coach, communication, rules, equipment, players' safety, teaching and shaping skills, and other relates topics, and including eighteen drills.

Volleyball in Action

Author : John Crossingham
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Introduces the techniques, equipment, rules, and safety requirements of volleyball.

Volleyball Systems and Strategies

Author : USA Volleyball
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This comprehensive book/DVD package features the most common and effective strategies, tactics, schemes, and combinations for offense, defense, and serving in volleyball. The DVD complements the detailed descriptions and diagrams in the book with on-court explanations and strategies in action.


Author : Bonnie Kenny
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This text helps readers to develop basic competence in each skill and then build on that proficiency with each step. Various changes in the game, such as the addition of libero position and rally scoring throughout the match are highlighted in the team-oriented step covering offence and defence.

Volleyball Fundamentals 2E

Author : Dearing, Joel
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Learn to master essential volleyball skills such as serving, receiving, setting, attacking, blocking and digging. With this book’s coverage of scoring systems, rules, rotations, and common tactics, it’s never been easier to teach or learn the game.

Handbook for Competitive Volleyball

Author : Athanasios Papageorgiou
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A comprehensive guide to volleyball skills and tactics includes match strategies and counter-strategies in serving, service reception, offence, and defense.

The Ultimate Guide to Weight Training for Volleyball

Author : Rob Price
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"The Ultimate Guide to Weight Training for Volleyball" is the most comprehensive and up-to-date volleyball-specific training guide in the world today. It contains descriptions and photographs of nearly 100 of the most effective weight training, flexibility, and abdominal exercises used by athletes worldwide. This book features year round volleyball-specific weight training programs guaranteed to improve your performance and get you results. No other volleyball book to date has been so well designed, so easy to use, and so committed to weight training. This book will have you serving with a higher velocity and overall effectiveness. Volleyball players of all skill levels will be able to leap higher, shift quicker, and flatout play better due to an increase in overall strength and agility. Your spikes, kills, and blocks will all become shaper and more effective and your stamina and endurance will allow you to keep the intensity up until the final point in every match. Both beginners and advanced athletes and weight trainers can follow this book and utilize its programs. From recreational to professional, thousands of athletes all over the world are already benefiting from this book and its techniques, and now you can too!

The Volleyball Handbook

Author : Bob Miller
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A practical guide to volleyball that offers insight into the best coaching and performance techniques to help players improve their skills and teamwork.

Training Volleyball

Author : Katrin Barth
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Volleyball is one of the fastest growing sports in Europe. Aimed at those with a basic grasp of the game, this guide teaches readers how to improve and optimise their skills for setting, forehand, and over hand passing.

Play by play Volleyball

Author : Julie Jensen
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An introduction to the sport of volleyball, including origins, techniques, game play, conditioning, drills, and the different characteristics of beach volleyball and other variants.

Coaching Volleyball For Dummies

Author : The National Alliance For Youth Sports
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Your hands-on guide to coaching youth volleyball Have you been asked to coach a youth volleyball team? This friendly, practical guide helps you grasp the basics and take charge on the court. You get expert advice on teaching key skills to different age groups, running safe and effective practices, helping struggling players, encouraging good sportsmanship, and leading your team with confidence during a match. Lay the groundwork for a great season — develop your coaching philosophy, run an effective preseason meeting, and get up to speed on the rules and terminology of the sport Build your team — size up the players, find roles for everyone to succeed in, and coach all different types of kids Teach the basics of volleyball — from serving and passing to setting, attacking, and blocking, instruct your players successfully in all the key elements Raise the level of play — teach more advanced offensive and defensive skills and keep your kids' interest in volleyball going strong Make the moms and dads happy — work with parents to ensure a successful and fun season Score extra points — keep your players healthy and injury free, resolve conflicts, and coach a volleyball club team Open the book and find: Clear explanations of the game's fundamentals An assortment of the sport's best drills The equipment your team needs Player positions and their responsibilities Tips for running fun-filled practices Refinements for your coaching strategies How to meet players' special needs Ten ways to make the season memorable


Author : Melissa Abramovitz
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This volume offers an in-depth look at the scientific principles behind the game of volleyball. A brief history of the sport is offered followed by chapters that cover the scientific concepts behind serving the ball, how different surfaces and types of balls affect the game, training and conditioning, and the psychological aspects of the game. Includes graphics such as charts and diagrams to help explain the scientific principles being discussed and a list of sources for further research.

Little Black Book of Volleyball Coaching

Author : John L. Betcher
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Author : Rebecca Schmidt
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Take to the court with confidence and dominate the competition. Volleyball: Steps to Success provides comprehensive instruction in a unique progressive format that will have you digging, blocking, and racking up the kills in no time. With 64 on-court drills and technical instruction for all of the game’s essential skills, national championship coach Becky Schmidt sets you up to become a well-rounded player capable of playing any position on the court. Master individual skills such as serving, passing, and setting through detailed skill instruction, court diagrams, and full-color photo sequences. Then progress to valuable tactics and strategies that will help you become an on-court leader for your team. Learn how to determine your opponent’s strengths and attack the weaknesses. Read your opponent’s offense to be in the right position to dig hits and begin the counterattack. Be the player you always wanted to be. As part of the popular Steps to Success series, which has sold more than two million copies worldwide, Volleyball: Steps to Success is your guide to on-court success.


Author : Natasha Evdokimoff
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Volleyball was named after someone said that a ball was “volleyed” during an early game. It became an Olympic event in 1964. Learn more in Volleyball, a For the Love of Sports book. Each title in the For the Love of Sports series features easy-to-read text, stunning visuals, and a challenging educational activity. A unique book code printed on page 2 unlocks multimedia content. These books come alive with video, audio, weblinks, slideshows, activities, hands-on experiments, and much more.


Author : Bonnie J. Kenny
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Cover the court with confidence by mastering the essentials of the game. Volleyball: Steps to Success offers a comprehensive, progressive approach with a proven system for learning, expert instruction, crisp illustrations, and 60 drills to improve play on both sides of the net. Volleyball: Steps to Success establishes a solid foundation by detailing proper footwork and posture before moving on to the individual skills of serving, passing, setting, attacking, blocking, and digging. Recent changes in the game, such as the addition of the libero position and rally scoring, are highlighted in the team-oriented steps covering offense, defense, transitioning, and out-of-system play. The carefully selected drills and step-by-step instruction speed the development process, and the scoring system for each drill and step helps gauge progress along the way. Aces, kills, blocks, digs, and assists are at your fingertips. With Volleyball: Steps to Success, part of the popular Steps to Success sports series (more than 1.5 million copies sold), you can become a complete player in any formation.

Coordination Abilities in Volleyball

Author : Jaromír Šimonek
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The author presents a general view on sports training, its eriodization and the role of coordination in the initial stages of preparation in volleyball. He also deals with inter-gender differences in levels of such abilities, describing motor tests for the assessment of coordination potential and providing the reader with standards for the development of talented players. Based on the nature of volleyball, the author analyses key features of sports performance. Coordination abilities, especially in the period of puberty, play an important role in the creation of coordination basis – prerequisites for the development of physical fitness and acquisition of motor skills. Based on the results of his own research, as well as studies conducted by international sports scientists, he offers a model for the development of coordination abilities in volleyball. This method is recommended for coaches to improve their professional work in volleyball classes and schools, and in sports clubs. In the long-term, application of the proposed model should contribute to the improvement of players‘ performance in competition.