Volleyball Systems & Strategies

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Build a successful team around the strength of your players. Volleyball Systems & Strategies is your guide to implementing the world's top systems and strategies for consistent execution and superior team play.

With this special book and DVD, you'll identify the offensive and defensive systems best suited to your team's talents, in-game situations, and your opponent's style of play.

Go on the court and see the game's best serve, serve-receive, offensive, and defensive systems and strategies in action. Compare each system's advantages and limitations, then master their on-the-court execution with over 80 practice drills—complete with variations and coaching tips.

If you're ready to maximize your talents, ace the competition, and step up to championship play, let Volleyball Systems & Strategies be your guide to bringing home the gold.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780736074957
  • Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
  • Publication date: 3/30/2009
  • Edition description: Book and DVD
  • Pages: 248
  • Sales rank: 231,920
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

USA Volleyball (USAV) is the national governing body for the sport of volleyball in the United States and is recognized by the Fédération Internationale de Volleyball and the United States Olympic Committee.

The vision of the USAV is to be acknowledged as the world leader in volleyball. To accomplish this mission, the following goals are to be achieved:

-Competitive success: To win gold medals in every international competition

-Sport growth: To achieve full participation in volleyball at all levels and in all geographical areas

-Sport enhancement: To improve support services necessary for the quality and conduct of programs to ensure recognition as the authority and expert for volleyball

-International representation: To have influential positions on all international boards and commissions

-Recognition: To receive consistent recognition of volleyball coaches and athletes as top world performers

-Administration: To develop and maintain a structure that will efficiently assist in achieving the vision and mission of the corporation

-Finances: To develop, implement, and maintain a financial plan to achieve the vision and mission of the corporation

USAV is committed to and works toward the opportunity for all to participate. It is an advocate for all Americans—ensuring universal access to opportunities at all levels of the game. The USAV headquarters is in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Tactical Overview
Part I Serve, Transition, and Serve-Receive
Chapter 1. Serve and Transition
Chapter 2. Five-Player Serve-Receive
Chapter 3. Four-Player Serve-Receive
Chapter 4. Three-Player Serve-Receive
Chapter 5. Serve-Receive Drills

Part II Defensive Systems
Chapter 6. Player-Back System
Chapter 7. Player-Up System
Chapter 8. Two-Blocker System
Chapter 9. One-Blocker System
Chapter 10. Defensive System Drills

Part III Defensive Strategies
Chapter 11. Block the Line and Dig Inside
Chapter 12. Block Inside and Dig the Line
Chapter 13. Middle-Block Strategies
Chapter 14. Defensive Strategy Drills

Part IV Offensive Systems
Chapter 15. 5-1 System
Chapter 16. 6-2 System
Chapter 17. International 4-2 System
Chapter 18. Offensive System Drills

Part V Offensive Strategies
Chapter 19. Spread Strategy
Chapter 20. Fast-Tempo Strategy
Chapter 21. Multiple Tempos With Combination Plays
Chapter 22. Swing Strategy
Chapter 23. Offensive Strategy Drills

Part VI Systems, Strategies, and the Team
Chapter 24. Practicing Team Tactics
Chapter 25. Match Coaching Tactics

Appendix A: The Ranking System
About USA Volleyball

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