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<br /> A Publication of the American Volleyball Coaches Association September/October 2013<br /> Pillars of<br /> Success<br /> John Speraw and Andrea Becker on<br /> constructing a winning culture p. 29<br /> Also: Out-of-system Play • The Foundations of Serving • Inside the VPI<br /> <br /> On the Cover<br /> UCLA’s John Speraw has built quite a reputation at the highest levels of<br /> volleyball competition. As the successor to legendary Al Scates, it’s crucial<br /> for Speraw to assemble a coaching staff that reflects the team culture he<br /> wants to develop. Assistant Coach Andrea Becker will join him at the AVCA<br /> Convention to speak on precisely how they construct a winning culture.<br /> September/October 2013<br /> Contents<br /> 6 Hope is Not a Strategy<br /> Respected club volleyball coach Mike Lingenfelter has seen a number of players go through<br /> his program at the Munciana Volleyball Club, and he will be the firs<a title="Coaching Volleyball 2.0 September / October 2013 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e168f3b8?page=1"> A Publication of the American Volleyball Coaches </a> <a title="Coaching Volleyball 2.0 September / October 2013 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e168f3b8?page=2"> </a> <a title="Coaching Volleyball 2.0 September / October 2013 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e168f3b8?page=3"> On the Cover UCLA’s John Speraw has built quite a</a> <a title="Coaching Volleyball 2.0 September / October 2013 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e168f3b8?page=4"> NUmbErS mATTEr College Women’s Volleyball TEAMS </a> <a title="Coaching Volleyball 2.0 September / October 2013 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e168f3b8?page=5"> The AVCA Phenom College Preparatory Program Th</a> <a title="Coaching Volleyball 2.0 September / October 2013 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e168f3b8?page=6"> Hope is Not a strategy Drills for Out-of-system P</a> <a title="Coaching Volleyball 2.0 September / October 2013 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e168f3b8?page=7"> T he biggest catalyst Hope to my team’s </a> <a title="Coaching Volleyball 2.0 September / October 2013 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e168f3b8?page=8"> Hope what I call the Kumbaya zone? Not many. What</a> <a title="Coaching Volleyball 2.0 September / October 2013 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e168f3b8?page=9"> Hope that.” Indeed, a great high school progra</a> <a title="Coaching Volleyball 2.0 September / October 2013 page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e168f3b8?page=10"> Hope get a little T-Rex arm trying to chop balls.</a> <a title="Coaching Volleyball 2.0 September / October 2013 page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e168f3b8?page=11"> Hope anybody in the world. Their OOS attacks we</a> <a title="Coaching Volleyball 2.0 September / October 2013 page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e168f3b8?page=12"> to. Communicate first (see video below). In </a> <a title="Coaching Volleyball 2.0 September / October 2013 page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e168f3b8?page=13"> No Setter, No Problem Drill For one solid week we</a> <a title="Coaching Volleyball 2.0 September / October 2013 page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e168f3b8?page=14"> Make girls got game® Your Choice this Season !</a> <a title="Coaching Volleyball 2.0 September / October 2013 page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e168f3b8?page=15"> Giving Young Players the Skills They Need to Grow</a> <a title="Coaching Volleyball 2.0 September / October 2013 page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e168f3b8?page=16"> In this activity, there is one person and one </a> <a title="Coaching Volleyball 2.0 September / October 2013 page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e168f3b8?page=17"> the ball retriever. For every minute they are cha</a> <a title="Coaching Volleyball 2.0 September / October 2013 page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e168f3b8?page=18"> slightly above the hand (approximately 6 to 8 inc</a> <a title="Coaching Volleyball 2.0 September / October 2013 page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e168f3b8?page=19"> there is contact, which is the one thing young- e</a> <a title="Coaching Volleyball 2.0 September / October 2013 page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e168f3b8?page=20"> we are standing around. I am not concerned about </a> <a title="Coaching Volleyball 2.0 September / October 2013 page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e168f3b8?page=21"> do in practice is watch, not talk. Let them screw</a> <a title="Coaching Volleyball 2.0 September / October 2013 page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e168f3b8?page=22"> INSIdE THE mECHANICS How Extraordinary Athletes </a> <a title="Coaching Volleyball 2.0 September / October 2013 page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e168f3b8?page=23"> INSIdE THE mECHANICS When the hitting elbow i</a> <a title="Coaching Volleyball 2.0 September / October 2013 page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e168f3b8?page=24"> INSIdE THE VPI 664! What Is It? The Volleyball</a> <a title="Coaching Volleyball 2.0 September / October 2013 page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e168f3b8?page=25"> INSIdE THE VPI Is It a reliable Tool? USA Volle</a> <a title="Coaching Volleyball 2.0 September / October 2013 page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e168f3b8?page=26"> INSIdE THE VPI and uncommitted high school playe</a> <a title="Coaching Volleyball 2.0 September / October 2013 page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e168f3b8?page=27"> INSIdE THE VPI Team tryout group, and a setter a</a> <a title="Coaching Volleyball 2.0 September / October 2013 page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e168f3b8?page=28"> INSIdE THE VPI See the VPI in Action! 1Volleyba</a> <a title="Coaching Volleyball 2.0 September / October 2013 page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e168f3b8?page=29"> CONVENTION PrEVIEW Do You Have the Culture YOU W</a> <a title="Coaching Volleyball 2.0 September / October 2013 page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e168f3b8?page=30"> CONVENTION PrEVIEW Olympic Games, yet we had the </a>