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Volleyball Steps to Success
with Becky Schmidt
Hope College Head Coach, 2014 NCAA DIII National Champions

Take to the court with confidence and dominate the competition. Volleyball: Steps to Success provides comprehensive instruction in a unique progressive format that will have you digging, blocking, and racking up the kills in no time.

With 64 on-court drills and technical instruction for all of the game's essential skills, national championship coach Becky Schmidt sets you up to become a well-rounded player capable of playing any position on the court. Master individual skills such as serving, passing, and setting through detailed skill instruction, court diagrams, and full-color photo sequences. Then progress to valuable tactics and strategies that will help you become an on-court leader for your team.

Learn how to determine your opponent's strengths and attack the weaknesses. Read your opponent's offense to be in the right position to dig hits and begin the counterattack.

Be the player you always wanted to be. As part of the popular Steps to Success series, which has sold more than two million copies worldwide, Volleyball: Steps to Success is your guide to on-court success.

216 pages. 2016.

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Complete Conditioning for Volleyball
by Steve Oldenburg, University of Illinois Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach

From more powerful attacks to higher block points at the net, you will reach new levels of performance on the court with Complete Conditioning for Volleyball.

In this one-of-a-kind video-enhanced resource, University of Illinois volleyball and strength and conditioning coach Steve Oldenburg provides you with access to the elite-level training that has helped the Fighting Illini become one of the most powerful Division I programs in the country.

In Complete Conditioning for Volleyball, you'll learn to evaluate your current conditioning level and use those results to construct an individualized training program that emphasizes the development of your weakest areas. Armed with 184 exercises, you'll be able to improve every aspect of your game to become an improved all-around player. Complete ready-to-use programs are included for immediate implementation for preseason, in-season, and off-season training. With the accompanying video-on-demand content, you'll have access to enhanced demonstration of 42 exercises to ensure proper execution and allow you to experience maximum benefits.

Before you hit the court for your next match, add a copy of Complete Conditioning for Volleyball to your locker so you can become a dominant player on both ends of the court and lead your team to victory!

256 pages. 2015.

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Thinking Volleyball
with Mike Hebert, former University of Minnesota Head Coach;
5X Big Ten Coach of the Year; member of the AVCA Hall of Fame in December (2006);over 800 career victories

To be a successful volleyball coach, you need to know more than just how to teach the basic skills and implement a plan. In such a fast-paced game, not only do you need to outperform your opponent, but you must outthink him as well. Thinking Volleyball has you covered!

Hall-of-fame coach Mike Hebert spent years learning the secrets to success-among the most important is that you should never stop learning. In Thinking Volleyball, he goes beyond the development of motor skills to provide a unique cerebral look at how athletes learn. Hebert also introduces the strategies behind his reading defense approach, which will give your team an advantage against any opponent. Regardless of how talented your players are, a positive environment that includes a solid mutual trust among everyone involved with the program is vital for your program both on and off the court.

To take your program to the next level, step inside the mind of a legendary coach and never stop learning. Thinking Volleyball is your resource to developing your program, your players, and yourself.

267 pages. 2014.

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The Volleyball Drills Book
with Teri Clemens, distinguished member of the AVCA Hall of Fame;
7x NCAA Division III Championships in eight years at Washington University St. Louis; Received "All-Time Great Coaches Award" from USA Volleyball;

with Jenny McDowell, Emory University Head Coach;
2008 D-III National Champs; 2008 D-III National Coach of the Year; over 400 career victories

The Volleyball Drill Book presents 125 drills compiled by two of volleyball's top coaches, Teri Clemens and Jenny McDowell. This book from The American Volleyball Coaches Association includes drills to improve skill development, team tactics, and conditioning and uses drills that simulate real game situations to enhance in-match performance. It is the most comprehensive resource for today's players and coaches.

Inside you'll find the game's most effective drills for these and many other aspects of the game:

  • Warming up
  • Ball handling
  • Passing
  • Serving
  • Receiving
  • Team building
  • Situational play
  • Offense
  • Defense
  • Transition play
Complete with detailed diagrams, illustrations, coaching tips, variations, and practice advice, The Volleyball Drill Book provides you with everything you need to master essential skills, sharpen execution, and improve on-court performance.

Whether you wish to develop new skills or fine-tune your game, rely on the drills that have produced the sport's top players and most dominating teams. The Volleyball Drill Book is the one and only drill book you'll ever need.

239 pages. 2012.

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Volleyball for Boys and Girls
with Lazar Grozdanovic,

and Sava Grozdanovic, former Yugoslavian National Team (Men and women) Coach

and Aleksandar Marinkovic, Yugoslavian National Team (Men) Coach; has won medals at the European and World Championships, as well as the Olympics

This book takes into account that the age of 6 to 14 years is the most convenient for learning. It is this age in which the greatest biological growth and the development of technique, speed and agility happens - and therefore in which the basics for a great volleyball player can be learned.

In using their own approach to a combination of technique and condition training, tactics and competition, the authors make their great experience in coaching available, in order to make the most out of the development of every volleyball player.

168 pages. 2003.

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