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Category: Sports:Volleyball

The Volleyball By Design podcast gives coaches simple, actionable, step by step strategies so you can get clarity in your coaching and apply what you learn right away.

July 4, 2022

Are You Coaching The Way You Want?

In this episode, I share some things happening to volleyball coaches all around the world. Many coaches are faced with not being able to execute the program they want because of problems that may be out of their control. Topics discussed in this episode are:

  • Dealing with admin/parents 
  • Imposter Syndrome 
  • Assistant Coaches 

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July 3, 2022

Footwork For Pin Players & Libero

This is part 2 in the footwork series. In this episode we dive into the footwork for leftside, rightside as well as libero. Topics in this episode include:

  • Stance: wide vs shoulder width a part
  • Footwork for passing 
  • Approaching and manipulating speed 
  • Footwork off the net 
  • And a few more key concepts 

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June 20, 2022

Footwork For Setters, Middle Blockers & Pin Blockers

In this episode, we talk about the different types of footwork for 3 positions: Middles, Setters and Pin Blockers. There are many different types of footwork for each position and for various situations, so it's important to have them in your players toolboxes so you can use them when needed. Topics discussed in this episode include: 

  • Starting Position 
  • One foot and 2 foot for setters 
  • Pivoting 
  • Shuffle 
  • 3 step cross over 
  • 2 step cross over 
  • And much more 

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June 13, 2022

Are You Coaching From A Players Mindset?

In this episode, we dive into a common problem where coaches are coaching from a player mindset and it could be hurting their teams growth and development as well as their own. We discuss topics such as: 

  • Different types of athletes 
  • Coaches Participation in drills/scrimmages 
  • Seasonal/Practice Planning 
  • Systems 
  • Experience 
  • And so much more 

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June 6, 2022

5 Strategies On Analyzing Film Of Your Own Team

In this episode, I share 5 strategies on how to effectively analyze film of you own team. It's not only important to look at your opponents game play but also your own. Analyzing film is a skill and it will help your athletes develop faster and be aware of their weaknesses. In this episode we talk about: 

  • Rotation
  • Block-Defense 
  • Court Awareness 
  • Setter play 
  • Offense 
  • Game Breakdown 
  • And a few other items 

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May 30, 2022

12 Ingredients To The Art Of Effective Communication With Your Athletes

In this episode, I dive into the art of speech and communication. As coaches, we have significant power with our voice. Using this power is crucial for not only motivating your players but having them be engaged and retain information. Some topics in this episode include:

  • 12 Ingredients to effective communication 
  • Speech techniques 
  • Engagement 
  • And a few other concepts 

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May 23, 2022

Strategies On How To Be Creative With Your Offense

In this episode, I talk about the creativity with offense and how it can help change the momentum or add to the momentum of your team. We've focused a lot on defense and various skills but offense is just as important. In this episode we talk about:

  • Basic offensive principles 
  • Hitting lanes 
  • In system vs out of system 
  • Combo's 
  • Rally's 
  • Offensive plays 
  • And a few more things 

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May 16, 2022

Do You Have A Plan For Tournaments?

No matter where you coach, you will be preparing for some kind of tournament with your team. But do you have a plan for that tournament? What is your goal for the tournament? How do you plan for the tournament? In this episode, I walk you through a plan that you can use to prepare for upcoming tournaments. We discuss:

  • Goals 
  • Different prep for different age groups
  • What to focus on for match preparation 
  • Team procedures at tournaments 
  • 3 Big questions 
  • Things to avoid when at tournaments 
  • Post Tournament 

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May 9, 2022

Cue Reading And Decision Making

In this episode, we talk about a concept coaches are always trying to help their players achieve and that's cue reading. Cue reading is using information the opponent is giving you to help put yourself in a better position to play defense as well as offense. And when you can read these cues, you have to make decisions in order to play the ball. Topics discussed in this episode are:

  • Serving cues 
  • Blocking cues 
  • Attacking cues 
  • Setter cues 
  • Contextual cues 
  • A couple more items 

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May 2, 2022

How To Make Your Rotations More Efficient

In this episode, I discuss and explain the concept of rotation efficiency and show you 3 ways you can make your rotation more efficient in order to run a better offense. Topics include: 

  • Order
  • Rotation 6
  • Rotation 5
  • Rotation 4
  • Rightside Position 
  • Different options for Middle 

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