The Pulse of your Team

How’s your team? Are they happy? Do they feel fresh, mentally and physically, or are they run down? Is team chemistry good? What do they like most about practices, or being on the team in general? What do they dread about practice? Are they doing well in school? What do they most want from you…

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Observations in the Sand

This spring, we’ve added to our our women’s volleyball program at LMU the grueling task of sand volleyball. We’ve set our portable offices by the waters of Marina Del Rey. We’ve toiled amidst the horrific backdrop of sun sand and waves, yet we’ve carry on… For all the differences in the beach and indoor games,…

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Thoughts on Serving

Game-like Serving is the only skill in volleyball that begins and ends with the individual. You toss, you hit. You don’t have to react to another player’s previous contact. Because of this you can simulate game-like conditions by simply visualizing yourself in a match: the score is 14-14, the crowd is roaring (or is deathly…

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