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To fully prepare athletes for competition, coaches should be training the mind along with training the physical aspects of the game. A team's physical performance is a direct reflection of the quality of physical training. A team's mental readiness is a direct reflection of the emphasis placed on training the mind. Here are five ways to begin to train your team beyond the ball.
Yoga is oftentimes only thought of as a way of calming down and relaxing, but it has many more benefits than those two, especially for volleyball athletes. Here are five yoga poses that will directly benefit a volleyball athlete's performance on the indoor and sand court.
There is no greater or more important person than a coach. And while I often state that everyone is an athlete, but our office is just different, everyone is also a coach. When things go bad with people and society...
A volleyball coach is all too familiar with the dread that can affect a player in serve receive during a tight match. Coaches see it on the athlete’s face and the athlete certainly feels it. The face seems to...
Mental toughness will not necessarily win you a championship, but not having mental toughness will lose it for you. Let's dive into the 4 skills in the hierarchy of mental toughness, and why it's important to develop one skill in order to progress to another.
Parents can set the precedent for the athlete's mental toughness. How parents behave and communicate before an event, during an event and after an event is the precedent that is set. It's important for a club director and coach to foster a learning environment for the parents so they can develop positive sports parenting habits. Here's a good place to start.