Coaching Volleyball, developed by the NFHS in partnership with USA Volleyball and the American Volleyball Coaches Association, provides basic information about designing practice sessions, technical skills, rotational systems, serving and receiving organizational concepts, defensive systems, blocking options, team selections, and rules and match management. Video demonstration of all volleyball skills and drills are provided as an integral part of the course.
Course comes with
1. Unit 1: Overview8 Sections
- Motor Skill Learning Review
- A Game of Threes!
- Maximizing Net Usage and Ball Contacts1
- Practice Design
- Play Games to Warm Up
- What About Stretching?
2. Unit 2: Skills: Serving and...9 Sections
- Key Principles
- Serving - Learn It!
- Serving - Teach It!
- Forearm Pass - Learn it!
- Forearm Pass – Teach It!
- Overhead Pass – Learn It!
- Overhead Pass - Teach It!
3. Unit 3: Skills: Attacking, ...8 Sections
- Attacking – Learn It!
- Attacking – Teach It!
- Blocking – Learn It!
- Blocking – Teach it!
- Digging – Learn It!
- Digging – Teach It!
4. Unit 4: Team Systems: Offense4 Sections
- Offensive Rotational Systems - Overview
- International 4-2 System
- Serve Receive Organizational Systems
5. Unit 5: Team Systems: Defense6 Sections
- Defensive Systems of Play
- Blocking Options
- Hitter Coverage System
6. Unit 6: Team Selections & R...3 Sections
- Team Selections
- Rules and Match Management
7. Unit 7: Course Summary2 Sections
- Course Summary
8. Course Evaluation1 Sections
- USAV and NFHS Messages
This Course Includes
- Approved for 5 Clock Hours
- Certificate of Completion
- Additional Resources
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NFHS National Coaching Credentials
The NFHS Learning Center offers a 3-level national coaching credential that helps you gain knowledge you can use to provide a fun, educational, and a safer environment for your students.
This national credential was developed for individuals who are currently coaching or aspire to coach at the interscholastic level. The goal is to enhance the ability of the coach to better serve students, the school, the community, and the profession of coaching.
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