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Volleyball team notebooks: Creating students of the game

By Dr. Richard Kent and Dr. David Gallagher Looking to help your players enhance their learning of the game during the upcoming season? Writing in...

As career winds down, Decker-Jacoby of Brandeis and her dad reflect on the journey

Shea Decker-Jacoby, named for the stadium in which the Mets used to play, is a 5-foot-9 senior outside hitter at Division III Brandeis University in Massachusetts. She...

Black women coaches: “I definitely think we have made some strides”

The truth of it is there are relatively few women head coaches in Division I, but way fewer African-Americans. For that matter, only two...
nutrition

Proper hydration and nutrition for volleyball players from Dr. Chis Koutures

Editor's note: Few things can be more confusing or frustrating than feeding youth volleyball players. Major college programs have trainers who take care of...

Q&A with USA Volleyball board chair Lori Okimura

Lori Okimura is the chair of the USA Volleyball board of directors. She’s as intertwined in all aspect of volleyball in America as anyone and...
Active Ankle

Wearing Ankle Braces: Busting myths and preventing repeat injury

In “jumping” sports — especially volleyball — athletes are at a high risk of ankle injury. AAU Volleyball sat down with Dr. Phil Page (Ph.D,...

Louisiana volleyball community deals with devastating flooding

Water and volleyball don’t mix. You see it every time a match stops so a wet spot can get wiped. You see the setters...

Mending a Broken Mind

Star right side hitter Ebony Nwanebu battled through injury, depression, and anxiety in her sophomore year of college, and she's not afraid to admit it

Get Psych’d: Dr. G says goal-setting is building block for greater focus

Dr. Ed Garrett is the associate professor for the Online Department of Health Science at California Baptist University and a CMPC with the Association...
Patrick Young-Team USA-Paralympic team

Sitting volleyball event in Del Mar a big hit: “The smiles were infectious.”

The worlds of standing and sitting volleyball met last Saturday when the Challenged Athletes Foundation hosted a sitting volleyball clinic Saturday with the WAVE...

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