Volleyball Fundamentals

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Human Kinetics, 2003 - Medical - 135 pages
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Learning to play volleyball has never been more effective—or more fun—than with Volleyball Fundamentals. Students will enjoy using this resource because they will learn by doing, spending less time reading and more time engaged in playing the game. With simple instructions and accompanying photographs you'll find it easy to teach them to play volleyball quickly and simply.

Volleyball Fundamentalsbegins by teaching formations and rotations so that students get an immediate sense of where they belong on the court. Chapters are devoted to mastering specific skills such as serving, receiving, setting, attacking, blocking, and digging. Sections on offensive and defensive tactics, scoring systems, rules, rotations, and on-court communication make the game as easy for you to teach as it is for your students to learn.

Each chapter addresses a specific skill, leading the student through a simple, four-step sequence:

ˇYou Can Do It: The skill is introduced with sequential instructions and accompanying photographs.

ˇMore to Choose and Use: Variations and extensions of the primary skill are covered.

ˇTake It to the Court: Readers learn how to apply the skill in competition.

ˇGive It a Go: These provide several direct experiences—such as drills, small-sided games, and self-tests—for gauging, developing, and honing the skill.

Writer Joel Dearing is a veteran instructor and coach with extensive knowledge of volleyball. Dearing knows how to communicate clearly and succinctly, making reading and applying the content to the court enjoyable for students of all ages.

As part of the Sports Fundamentals Series, Volleyball Fundamentalswill help you teach and your students learn the basic skills and tactics of the game so that they can compete on the court in no time at all.

 

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It's good fundamentals, nothing special. Nice amount of pictures. I like better quality and more detail. Read full review

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Contents

The W Formation
1
Creating Topspin
5
Serving
11
Receiving Serve
21
Setting
31
Attacking
43
Blocking
55
Digging
65
Team Defense
77
Team Offense
93
Transition
103
Modified Games
111
Scoring Systems
121
Off to the Endline
129
About the Writer
135
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About the author (2003)

This product was authored by Human Kinetics based on the contributions of:

Joel B. Dearing is an associate professor of education and women's volleyball coach at Springfield College in Springfield, Massachusetts. During his 14-year coaching tenure at Springfield College, Dearing has established his program as one of the best in the nation. He has a 346-131 record at the school and ranks in the top 10 in Division III history with a 479-245 overall mark in 21 years as a women's coach.

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