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Rotation Formations & Overlap Rules

Rotation 3 Analysis

Rotation 3 In most rotations, coaches should ensure that the best three passers on the court are the three primary passers. Typically the three primary passers are the H1, H2, and Libero. However, sometimes the Opposite may be a better passer than one of the Outside Hitters. When this is the case, it’s easy for...

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Rotation Formations & Overlap Rules

Rotation 2 Analysis

Rotation 2 Unlike Rotation 1, there is only one good option in Rotation 2 serve-receive. It’s important that all six players on the court can execute their roles here, because coaches don’t have the ability to make player positioning adjustments in this rotation. Rotation 2 – Player Positioning The players have rotated one position clockwise...

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Rotation Formations & Overlap Rules

Rotation 1 Analysis

Rotation 1 Rotation 1 allows for more variability than any other rotation in Serve-Recieve. Many teams start matches and sets in Rotation 1 (or Rotation 6 if they’re receiving serve), which adds a little bit of importance to siding out successfully in Rotation 1. It’s important to know what you want your individual players doing...

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Rotation Formations & Overlap Rules

Introduction to Our 6-Part Series

Rotations Introduction In this blog and video series, we’re going to cover serve-receive rules and formation options for all six rotations. Player Positions In a traditional 5-1 offense, there is 1 setter, 2 outside hitters, 2 middle blockers, an opposite, and a libero. Here are the descriptions of each player position: S: Setter. H1: Outside...

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Coach Your Brains Out Announces Partnership with GMS

COACH YOUR BRAINS OUT PODCAST ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH GOLD MEDAL SQUARED   The Coach Your Brains Out volleyball podcast is excited to announce a partnership with Gold Medal Squared. The result will be a collaboration between two industry-leading volleyball organizations dedicated to helping volleyball coaches and players succeed at all levels. The Coach Your Brains...

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BUILDING A PROGRAM with Dan Fisher – Part 2

Part 2. Dan Fisher is the head volleyball coach at the University of Pittsburgh. He talks about how he was able to build the program from where it was when he arrived to where it is today. www.patreon.com/coachyourbrainsout

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BUILDING A PROGRAM with Dan Fisher – Part 1

Dan Fisher is the head volleyball coach at the University of Pittsburgh. He talks about how he was able to build the program from where it was when he arrived to where it is today. www.patreon.com/coachyourbrainsout

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MOTOR LEARNING IN VOLLEYBALL with Steve Bain – Part 2

Part 2. Steve Bain is the head volleyball coach at Northwest University as well as a research professor at Washington University in Orthopedics and Sports Medicine. In this episode, Dr. Bain talks about motor learning and its application in volleyball. If you want to support the show, please visit www.patreon.com/coachyourbrainsout

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