Statistics

5 Tips to Getting Started with GMS

5 Tips to Getting Started with Gold Medal Squared   So, you’ve Attended a Gold Medal Squared Coaches Clinic. Now what? Time to apply the principles you learned, the advice you received, and the data you’ve collected. As the saying goes, “The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best…

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Perfect Perfect

This spring Jason Watson, head coach of the Arizona State Women’s Volleyball team has invited me in to his gym as an assistant coach.  After a much needed three year break from college coaching, I’m excited to be back in the gym. One of the highlights of spring practice thus far has been the libero…

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BYU Study

Gil Fellingham is a statistics professor at BYU, and is responsible for many of the volleyball studies done here at GMS.  This is an interesting read, and as it turns out Gil is the guy behind it all. Click Here To Read Article

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Conventional Hitting Efficiency

Joe Trinsey, who attended a GMS volleyball clinic in New Jersey this past December, has really taken some of the concepts from the clinic and put a lot of additional thought into them.  At one point during the statistics session, we talk about a concept, developed by Tristan Burton, called “Hitting Effectiveness” as a measurement…

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Moneyball in Basketball

Moneyball in Basketball Jen Bowman from Trinity College in Connecticut sent over a link to a really fascinating article written by Michael Lewis, the author of Moneyball. It looks at Shane Battier of the NBA Houston Rockets. The part I found interesting was the discussion of how Battier tried to defend Kobe Bryant, and what…

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