Volleyball articles by Mike Welch and Peak Volleyball Camps
Camp Director Mike Welch has been a proud member of the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) since 1990.
This article looks at the use of a speed radar gun in volleyball training to increase serving power and ball speed. Imagine if a served ball came at you 25% faster. You would have a lot less time to move and prepare to pass. As you get there, you then have to handle a ball with much more power behind it! Now imagine if that was your opponent passing every time you served. They would be stressed. This is the power you have to serve the ball with more speed. Increase your serve from 30 MPH to 40 MPH and cause havoc with your competition.
This .pdf printout includes information on how to use volleyball key words (cue words) within "whole to part" training. It discusses how to set daily goals to make a "positive cumulative effect". The Peak Volleyball key words chart is also attached.
This .pdf printout is an outline of critical teaching concepts for volleyball coaches to consider when leading athletes.
The setter dump is the quickest attack in volleyball. This fast article looks at the why, where and when of the setter attack.
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The Guide to College Volleyball Recruiting offers insight into details and methods of the college volleyball recruiting process. The Guide to College Volleyball Recruiting is an easy to read 12 page synopsis of the college recruiting process. It is full of bullet points and checklists that provide a road map assisting in the navigation of a path towards your goals. Purchase for $2.99 the
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