8 tips for the setter blog

8 tips for the setter

The axis in the system. The pivot point of the game. The setter.   It is said that the setter is probably the most important position in volleyball. This is not surprising because the setter touches the ball before almost every attack. The setter decides who to play to and who not to. The setter also […]

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Mirror Neurons blog

Mirror Neurons

Due to the necessary athletic restrictions, I have had regular conversations with several coaches over the past year. We talked about coaching life, bottlenecks, and to what extent these influence the level of our coaches. While pondering these conversations, I heard neuropsychologist Erik Scherder on television explaining terms like mirror neurons. A few days later, […]

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Coach, do you know these 6 basic skills? blog

Coach, do you know these 6 basic skills?

Hello Supervisor. Hello Coach! VolleyballXL can come up with all the exercises and create tools to improve your players or make the training more enjoyable, but isn’t it time for you, as a volleyball coach, to work on your own skills? What skills could you as a supervisor/coach develop or improve this year? In this […]

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Result or performance? blog

Result or performance?

Score: 21-24. Your team is behind and it’s your serve. If you make a mistake, the opponent wins. If you serve well, you’re one point closer. Will the serve go well? If you serve into the net, everyone will see that the set is lost. Because you hit the net. Score: 24-21. Your team is […]

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The mime action blog

The mime action

“We are that which we do on repetition,” said Aristotle. Repetition is an important key to faster/better development at both technical and tactical levels. But how can you as a player, and how can you as a coach/trainer, integrate this into your training sessions? How do you get the most out of your practice? The […]

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