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volleyball

tssaa
October 23, 2020

TSSAA to Vote on Allowing Religious Headgear

The Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association (TSSAA) is beginning the process of potentially changing a rule that would allow student-athletes to wear religious headgear without seeking permission, according to a report from The Tennessean. ...


tssaa
September 21, 2020

Nashville Volleyball Player Disqualified For Wearing Hijab

Last week a Tennessee charter school student-athlete was disqualified by a referee during a volleyball match for wearing a hijab for religious reasons. Citing a uniform rule by the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association (TSSAA), the refer...


organizations
July 22, 2020

State Organizations Announce Start Dates for Fall Sports

A few state high school athletic organizations have announced tentative start dates for the fall sports season amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA), the Florida High School Athletic Association ...


fhsaa
June 10, 2020

FHSAA To Add Girls Wrestling, Sand Volleyball in 2021-22

Women sports will be expanding in Florida for the 2021-22 school year. The Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) announced on Tuesday, June 9 that the board of directors voted unanimously to sanction girls wrestling and will recognize sand...


June 8, 2015

Conditioning for volleyball players

In volleyball, maintaining quickness and power during a rally or set and throughout an entire match is vital to maximize performance. The average rally in Division I NCAA women’s volleyball lasts 13 seconds, but rallies commonly last 30 seconds and...


February 19, 2015

NCAA to experiment with replay in volleyball

The NCAA announced today that its Playing Rules Oversight Panel approved replay in volleyball matches during the 2015 season. The replay system is experimental and will only be permitted in the Big 12, Big Ten and Pac-12 during conference matches,...


October 7, 2010

Volleyball: Using your middle blocker

Next to the libero, the middle blocker is the most important defensive player on the floor,” said Mike Hebert, the successful former head women’'s volleyball coach at the University of Minnesota. “An awful lot of what goes on defensively is determ...


June 16, 2010

Volleyball: The benefits of the ‘Baseball Drill’

Shane Davis, the head volleyball coach at Northwestern University, loves gleaning information from other sports to use in his program. He attends basketball practices to learn from that game, and he has installed a "Baseball Drill" into his volleybal...