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volleyball

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...


April 23, 2010

Volleyball: Three drills to emphasize serving, passing

Serving is the one volleyball skill a player can control. It's the most important skill to master, closely followed by receiving the serve and passing. Receiving is the first contact of offense, and the quality of the pass dictates how your offense i...


February 10, 2010

Stanford’s Radcliffe Wins NSCAA Coach Of The Year

Paul Radcliffe, Stanford women’s volleyball coach, has been named the National Soccer Coaches Association of America Division I women’s National Coach of the Year. Stanford went 25-1 and played in its first NCAA College Cup in 2009.http:/...


February 5, 2010

Sand Volleyball Survives NCAA Vote

Beach volleyball can be played as a Division I sport starting next year. Called "sand volleyball," the sport survived an NCAA vote in which 58 percent of voters cast a vote against the sport. However, a "no" vote of 62.5 percent was needed to elimina...


February 5, 2010

Legendary UCLA Volleyball Coach To Retire

Andy Banachowski, the head women’s volleyball coach at UCLA since 1965 (except for two seasons), will retire June 30. Banachowski has won six national titles and has as record of 1,106-301 in 43 years.http://articles.latimes.com/2010/jan/12/spo...