Volleyball Explained: What happens in Rotation 6?

Volleyball Explained: What happens in Rotation 6?

After having a unique trip along the volleyball rotations and explaining almost each one of them, only one has been left – rotation 6. What happens in Rotation 6 on a volleyball court? Taking into account the position of the setter in this specific rotation (he is in...
Volleyball Explained: What is “Moneyball”?

Volleyball Explained: What is “Moneyball”?

In his book “Moneyball”, published in 2003, Michael Lewis wrote: “For more than a decade, the people who run professional baseball have argued that the game was ceasing to be an athletic competition and becoming a financial one. The gap between rich and poor in...
How to Choose Equipment for Volleyball

How to Choose Equipment for Volleyball

Choosing volleyball equipment is as important as choosing a good coach. Yes, most of the things will vary from a person to person. That is the reason so many brands and so many types are there in the market. If you are getting started with the game or you aren’t happy...
Why You Should Become a Volleyball Coach?

Why You Should Become a Volleyball Coach?

The volleyball is physically a very demanding sport which takes the skill and the physical fitness both. Some of us play volleyball to become professionals and some of us only see it as an entertaining activity. Not only you can become a professional volleyball...
Iron Man: Vladimir Alekno

Iron Man: Vladimir Alekno

Vladimir Alekno is unarguably the best Russian volleyball coach and one of the finest in the profession worldwide. The successes he reached as a coach of three clubs and the Russian national team are pretty much countless: champion of France with Tours (2003); 10...
Volleyball Explained: What happens in Rotation 5?

Volleyball Explained: What happens in Rotation 5?

After the previous articles which were devoted to the organization of the game in rotations 2, 3 and 4 where a team relies on only two attackers in front row, let’s make a step further and examine rotation 5 in which the life of the setter seems to be easier (at least...
New Nikola, New Hope for Serbia

New Nikola, New Hope for Serbia

19 yearsago Yugoslavia won the Olympic gold after smashing the Russian team 3:0 in the big final. They have been led by players like Goran Vujevic, Ivan Miljkovic, Vladimir Grbic and of course – his brother, the legendary Nikola Grbic, maybe the greatest playmaker in...
Serve hard, play hard: Aaron Russell

Serve hard, play hard: Aaron Russell

US Sport is famous with basketball, ice hockey, baseball, American football. The business overseas invest unimaginable amount of money in these sports where the professional leagues gather the best players from the whole world. In comparison volleyball isn’t one of...
Volleyball Explained: What happens in Rotation 4?

Volleyball Explained: What happens in Rotation 4?

The next rotation in our “needs to be examined” list is Rotation 4. What do we have to take into account when the setter is in position 4 on a volleyball court? This is probably the most difficult volleyball rotation in terms of understanding, especially for beginners...