Paperback - 308 pages 1 edition (November 10, 2000) by Carl McGown, Hilda Ann Fronske, Launa Moser
One of the most complete books on coaching volleyball ever printed — includes advice, tips, and cues that take the experienced coach years to accumulate.
This comprehensive book covers every aspect of coaching volleyball — from the beginning basic skills to information on aiding the talented college-bound athlete. It guides the coach through the decision-making processes of tryouts, practice schedules, setting up the team's offense and defense, coaching a game, and dealing with parents and administrators. Here are the keys to creating a winning volleyball class or entire volleyball program from the elementary to collegiate level, based on the solid knowledge that comes with years of experience.
Designed for Volleyball Coaching, General Coaching, and Physical Education courses.
User-friendly and fun-to-read style stimulates student questions and facilitates class discussion.
Detailed information on nutrition and care of injuries specific to volleyball athletes that helps teachers and coaches better prepare and care for their players.
Specific instructions on planning practices help the student use valuable and often limited practice time efficiently.
Information on survival in the coaching arena prepares the student for the myriad challenges specific to coaching volleyball.
Not only presents teaching cues but also the rationale behind using them, giving the student depth and insight into both traditional and more innovative teaching strategies.
I. SO YOU WANT TO BE A COACH.
1. Is Coaching for You?
2. Best of the Best Coaching Philosophy.
II. FOUNDATIONS OF COACHING SKILLS AND DRILLS.
3. Before You Teach A Skill Or Drill.
III. SKILL PYRAMID BASICS.
4. Forearm Pass.
5. Overhead Pass.
8. Individual Defense.
IV. SERVE RECEPTION.
10. Serve Reception.
V. DEVELOPING AN OFFENSIVE SYSTEM.
11. Offensive Guidelines and Strategies.
VI. SETTING UP THE DEFENSE.
12. Defense Guidelines and Strategies.
VII. CHOOSING AND TRAINING A SETTER.
13. Setting Guidelines and Drills.
VIII. INNOVATIVE GAME-LIKE DRILLS.
14. Making Drills Work.
15. Games and Consequences.
IX. PUTTING A PRACTICE TOGETHER.
17. Designing Effective Practice Sessions.
18. Team Statistics and Scouting.
X. THE ATHLETE'S BODY.
19. Hydration, Nutrition, and Rest.
20. Prevention and Treatment of Injury.
21. Conditioning and Weight Training.
XI. STRATEGIES AND COACHING TECHNIQUES DURING THE MATCH.
22. Competition Strategies.
XII. MOLDING THE WINNING ATTITUDE.
23. Teaching the Winning Attitude.
24. The Challenge.
XIII. SURVIVAL IN THE COACHING AREA.
25. Dealing with Conflict.
27. Administration and Support Personnel.
28. Public Relations and the Press.
29. Coaching Ethics.
XIV. COLLEGE BOUND.
30. Information for the College-Bound Athlete.
XV. CAMPS AND TOURNAMENTS.
31. Summer Camps.
32. Hosting and Participating in Tournaments.
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