Aggressive Volleyball [NOOK Book]

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Challenge every point, dictate the pace of the game, and walk off the court a winner. This is Aggressive Volleyball, your guide to fast-paced, high-intensity championship play.

In Aggressive Volleyball, renowned coach Pete Waite will help you identify the most effective tactics based on the strengths of your team and the talent of the players on the floor. You will learn to recognize your opponents' tendencies and make in-game adjustments to ...

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Overview

Challenge every point, dictate the pace of the game, and walk off the court a winner. This is Aggressive Volleyball, your guide to fast-paced, high-intensity championship play.

In Aggressive Volleyball, renowned coach Pete Waite will help you identify the most effective tactics based on the strengths of your team and the talent of the players on the floor. You will learn to recognize your opponents' tendencies and make in-game adjustments to shut down the opponents and take over the game.

From offense and defense to out-of-system and transition play, you will learn to develop the skills, tactics, and competitive mind-set necessary for aggressive play. And with the game's best situational drills, you'll improve each player's individual skills, team execution, and on-the-court decision making.

Step onto the court with confidence knowing your team is in control. Play smart and play aggressive with Aggressive Volleyball.

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What People Are Saying

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"Aggressive Volleyball is bursting with creative, challenging, and unique concepts and drills. This book is the perfect tool for anyone, coaches and players alike, wanting to take their team to the next level."

Jackie Simpson
2007 All-American Volleyball Player

"In Aggressive Volleyball, Pete Waite—one of the best coaches in the sport today—shares skills, concepts, and techniques from his 20 years of experience in the game. This book is a must-read for both young and experienced coaches alike."

Rick Capone
Editor of AVCA's Coaching Volleyball magazine

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780736093002
  • Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
  • Publication date: 5/20/2009
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 351,584
  • File size: 4 MB

Meet the Author

Pete Waite has led his Wisconsin Badgers to a record of 228-67 (.773). Qualifying for the NCAA championship tournament in each of Waite's nine seasons, Wisconsin was national runner-up in 2000; finished in the top eight in 2004 and 2005; advanced to the Sweet 16 in 2001 and 2006; and saw second-round action in 1999, 2002, 2003, and 2007. In the Big Ten, the Badgers won league titles in 2000 and 2001 and were runners-up in 1999, 2002, 2005, and 2007.

At 494-169 (.745) in 20 years overall, including 11 years at Northern Illinois, Waite ranks 13th among active Division I head coaches in winning percentage. He has been conference coach of the year seven times in four different conferences, winning 10 conference championships. Statistically, Waite's teams consistently rank high nationally in the major categories (hitting percentage, assists, kills, and blocks), indicating not only a skilled team but also an aggressive style of play.

Pete lives in Madison, Wisconsin.

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Table of Contents

Preface ix

Acknowledgments xi

Key to Diagrams xiii

1 Understanding Aggressive Volleyball 1

2 Player and Team Assessment 12

3 Offensive Techniques and Strategies 36

4 Defensive Techniques and Strategies 67

5 Out-of-System and Transition Play 103

6 Cultivating Player Competitiveness 122

7 Communicating Effectively 146

8 Coaching Matches Aggressively 169

Index 193

About the Author 201

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 7, 2012

    Volleyball rocks!!!!!

    I love volleyball soooooo much!!! It is the best sport EVER!!!!!

    3 out of 8 people found this review helpful.

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