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The Libero in Volleyball: A Defensive Specialist
A libero is a defensive specialist position in indoor volleyball. The position was added to foster rallies and to make the game more exciting overall.
Meet 9 of the Biggest American Female...
Player profiles for some of the top female athletes in the sport of volleyball
What Are All the Positions in Volleyball and...
Information about each volleyball position and what they are expected to do on the court.
What Position Should You Play?
If you're wondering what position you should play in volleyball, take stock of your skills, size and ability to determine where you will be the most help to your team. There are no hard and fast rules, but here are a few guidelines to consider.
3 Types of Serves in Volleyball
There are three main types of volleyball serves. Try them all to find out which one suits you best. If you can master them all, it works to your benefit because you can easily change up on your opponent and give them a serve they're not expecting.
How Do The Players Rotate in Volleyball?
The basics of volleyball rotation and how to avoid the overlap.
Bringing the Heat - How to Hit a Volleyball...
There is much more to getting kills in volleyball than hitting the ball hard, but it sure is fun and it can make an authoritative statement to your opponent. If you want to hit the ball harder, make sure that you're doing these five things.
What is the Setter in Volleyball?
Volleyball Positions give each person on the court a specific role and a job to do. If you're a setter, here is what you need to do.
Volleyball Rules and Regulations
Volleyball rules are hard to keep up with because they often change, but here is a brief overview of the sport and how it is played and scored.
Volleyball Positions - Middle Blocker
Volleyball Positions give each person on the court a specific role and a job to do. If you're a middle blocker, here is what you need to do.
Volleyball Positions - Outside Hitter
What is the role of the outside hitter? Here is a comprehensive, expert-written article concerning this position on a volleyball team.
How to Make an Effective Dig in Volleyball
How to master the volleyball dig
What Are The Origins of Volleyball?
Who invented volleyball? Where was volleyball invented? How did volleyball become the game we watch today? Learn about the history of volleyball.
How to Master the Volleyball Block
The volleyball block is all about positioning. Learn the correct footwork to get yourself in front of the hitter and the appropriate arm and hand position to block the ball right back at your opponent.
Volleyball Positions: What Is the Opposite?
Volleyball Positions give each person on the court a specific role and a job to do. If you're the Opposite, here is what you need to do.
How to Improve Your Volleyball Hitting
Volleyball hitting is the most exciting skill in the sport. It takes a good deal of hand-eye coordination, but once you master the approach and arm swing, you can begin to take on the task of timing your approach so that you contact the ball at the top of your reach and the top of your jump.
How to Read the Volleyball Setter
It is important for a blocker to read the setter by looking at body position and making an educated guess as to where they are going to send the ball.
How to Serve a Overhand in Volleyball
The overhand volleyball serve is a good place to start when learning to play volleyball. Learn to perfect your form with lots and lots of practice.
Volleyball Serving: It's All About the Toss
When coaching new young volleyball players, taking them from the underhand to the overhand serve can be a challenge. Especially with young girls who have little shoulder strength, it is very important that they utilize all the tools they have to get more power on the ball so that it has a chance to clear the net. Here are the top five things new players do wrong when tossing the ball for an overhand serve.
How to Do a Set in Volleyball the Right Way
How to master the volleyball set to an attacker.
Volleyball Tip: Cover the Hitter on Your Team
Every time a teammate jumps to take a swing at the ball, the job of the other five people on the court is to cover that hitter.
Volleyball Rules - Comparing FIVB, NCAA and AVP...
Find the differences in volleyball rules between indoor and beach, college and Olympic play, including scoring, players, and court size.
Maximizing Volleyball Nutrition - What to Eat...
What should you eat and when should you eat it to be at your best when you play volleyball? The answer can vary depending on your own personal needs. Page 3.
Kerri Walsh Biography and Player Profile
Kerri Walsh was born on August 15, 1978 in California. Walsh is a professional beach volleyball player, who is considered to be one of the sport's best.
Flo Hyman - One of America's Best
Flo Hyman was one of the best players ever to play the game. Read about her contribution to volleyball.
How to Execute a Float Serve
The keys to a good float serve. How to serve a ball that floats.
How to Pass the Ball in Volleyball
Volleyball Passing is the key to a good offense. Learn the keys to a good passing platform and body position so that you can pass the ball with accuracy.
5 Ways to Improve Your Volleyball Hitting
Good volleyball hitting can be the difference between winning and losing. Use these simple tips to drastically improve your volleyball hitting.
How to Play Read Defense
Playing defense is all about reading and reacting to whatever situation unfolds in front of you. In volleyball, the situation on the court is constantly changing. To play defense means taking all of those things into consideration and moving yourself into the position where you need to be. It is important for the defense to read what is happening and place themselves in position to dig the ball as best they can. Here are some tips to do that.
Common Mistakes When Running the One Set
The one set is the first quick set most new players learn. It can be very difficult to master as there are many moving parts that you have to assess in order to execute it correctly. After spending some time with a 15's junior team, here are some observations regarding the most common mistakes when running the one.
Volleyball Team Communication: Call the Ball in...
On-court communication is a very simple concept that has incredible importance at any level of volleyball. There are several ways to communicate well.
Rita Crockett - Outside Hitter
Rita Crockett is known as one of the best all-around players in women's volleyball history. She played outside hitter and led the American team to its first Olympic gold medal. She went on to have a successful career on the beach and indoor playing professionally both in the U.S. and abroad. She is a member of the Volleyball Hall of Fame.
How to Read the Hitter
Once you understand how to set the block to increase your chances of getting the stuff block, you should begin to pay attention to the clues the hitter will give you regarding where he will hit the ball.
How to Be Mentally Tough in Volleyball
State of mind is is as key to being good at volleyball as skill set. To be a great player you have to learn to be both mentally and physically tough.
Why You Should Join an Adult Volleyball League
Volleyball is one of the fastest growing sports in the US, but did you know that it’s also one of the most social? Whether you're looking to meet new people, find other skilled players or just want to get in a good workout, there's a volleyball league for you!
Top 5 Things to Do to Get Recruited to Play...
Volleyball recruiting is getting tougher and tougher. Competition is fierce for a spot on America's college volleyball teams. Here are five things you can do to get noticed.
Misty May-Treanor
Profile for Misty May-Treanor , AVP Beach volleyball player.
The Most Common Referee Calls in Volleyball
The rules of volleyball are simple, but they’re constantly changing and based on what happens during a play. To make sure that both teams play fair, there are generally two officials. Here are the most common mistakes that they see.
How Do the US Beach Volleyball Teams Qualify...
If you’re like most people, you probably assume that top volleyball players like Kerri Walsh Jennings or Phil Dalhausser would get an automatic spot on the US Olympic team. It would make sense, right? Everyone knows their names, they’re considered the best at their sport and everyone flocks to watch their matches. But that actually couldn’t be further from the truth.
Tara Cross-Battle - Outside Hitter
Tara Cross-Battle is one of the best outside hitters to play for the American team. She is one of only a few volleyball players to compete in four Olympic Games. She won a bronze medal in 1992 in Barcelona. Read more about Tara Cross-Battle.
Logan Tom - Outside Hitter
Logan Tom is a four-time Olympian at the Outside Hitter Position. She is a skilled all-around player who brings stability to the American serve receive and defense while also providing the team with a solid attack and block at the net. A graduate of Stanford University, Logan was a four-time All-America and NCAA National Champion.
The Underhand Serve in Volleyball
An underhand serve is a type of serve where the player holds the ball in one hand and strikes the ball from the bottom with a fist to put it in play.
Debbie Green - Setter
Debbie Green is considered one of the best setters in the history of American volleyball. She led the U.S. women to their first medal at the 1984 Olympics. She is also a national champion and a member of several halls of fame.
24 Facts You Didn't Know About Volleyball
All sports have their own idiosyncrasies. Baseball, for example, is the only sport where the defensive not only has the ball, but also has more players on the field than the offense. Tennis and badminton are the only sports that expand the size of the court when more players are added. And of course, volleyball has it own set of unique attributes as well.
The Topspin Serve: How to Execute a Volleyball...
In volleyball, a topspin serve does exactly what its name implies: spins rapidly forward from the top. A topspin serve can still be difficult to handle.
Outside Hitter on Defense
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Essential Volleyball Jargon
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Emily Day: The Offseason & Olympics (Part 1)
If you haven’t heard of Emily Day yet, you soon will. At 28 years old, Day is a rising star in the beach volleyball world and one of the more accomplished women on the AVP tour today. Partnering with Jen Kessy for the upcoming 2016 season, Day shared a bit about her training schedule, how she stays motivated and her tips for other volleyballers.
Who are the Tallest of the Tall Volleyball...
There's an old adage that says, “You can’t teach height.” While volleyball is not a sport that’s exclusively reserved for those with exceptionally long inseams, it does seem to help to be on the taller end of the spectrum. So who are the biggest of the big dawgs? Read on for a bit more about the tallest men and women in the sport.
Volleyball Team Leadership: How to Lead Your Team
Every team needs a leader.There are three types of team leaders: tactical leaders, physical leaders and emotional leaders.
The Fearsome Block
The difference between a block and a stuff block lies in the arm position. Make some slight adjustments and you can shut down your opponent and score points with your block.
Olympic Team Captain Kim Oden on Being a Good...
Kim Oden was the captain of the 1988 and 1992 Olympic teams as well as her Stanford volleyball team. After winning a bronze medal in 1992 she went on to coach Division I volleyball and was a part of the national championship team's coaching staff at Stanford in 2001. She won two state championships as the head coach of the St. Francis volleyball team in Mountain View California where she is now the head of the Guidance Counselor Department. In this video, Kim talks about what it takes to be a good team captain.
Volleyball Training: Ball Control Drills
Ball control is the most important skill in volleyball. Without it there is no offense and thus no point-scoring. Winning begins with ball control.
Volleyball Q & As
Over the years, I had a chance to chat with some of volleyball's greats. Here is a collection of Q & As with players, coaches, owners and leaders of the sport. More to come.
Volleyball Injuries - Plantar Fasciitis
Plantar Fasciitis is a common volleyball injury. Here is some information on what it is and what you can do to treat it.
7 Ways to be a Better Teammate
Volleyball is a game that’s part skill and part strategy, but most of all it’s a team sport. If you want to be surrounded by good teammates with a winning attitude, make sure you’re a good teammate yourself. Here are a few golden rules you should always keep in mind.
The Ready Position in Volleyball
The ready position in volleyball is a general positioning of the body that enables the player to be physically prepared to react to an upcoming play.
Let Serve in Volleyball
A let serve in volleyball occurs when the served ball hits the top of the net, but still makes it over the net and to the opponent’s side of the floor.
Rally Scoring in Volleyball
Rally scoring is a scoring system in volleyball in which a point is scored on every single rally, regardless of which team is serving the ball.
Yonkers Boy's Appeal to Play on Girl's Team...
A boy in Yonkers, NY was denied the chance to play volleyball on the girl's team despite there being no boy's team at his school.
How to Become an All-Around Player in Volleyball
An all-around, versatile volleyball player can be very valuable to a team. It is important for players to work on improving all of their skills.
All About Blocking in Volleyball
Blocking is an extremely important skill in volleyball. Good blocking will help your team score points and give them an edge in a match or tournament.
Know Your Role on Your Volleyball Team
Each of the six players on the volleyball court has a distinct and important role to play. Roles vary depending on skills and talents.
Mastering Movement in Sand Volleyball
Learning to move and jump in the sand in order to play beach volleyball well takes time and patience. Here are a few tips to help you get your sand legs. Page 3.
What to Do When You Hate Your Volleyball Coach
Chances are that at some point in your career you will find yourself at odds with your coach. Here are some tips for dealing with a coach you hate.
Volleyball Quick Tips
Check out these quick tips for improving your game. Increase your skill level, your mental preparation and your understanding of the game.
The Mental Side of Volleyball
As is true with most sports, playing volleyball is mostly mental. Yes, you need to make sure that you learn your skills well and that you are confident about your ability to perform them when it counts. But you also make sure that you are mentally prepared for any situation. Here are a few tips about how to get your mental game in order.
Ever Wonder How a Volleyball Is Made?
Volleyball is practically a rite of passage for American middle schools students. But where did volleyball balls come from? And what are they made of? Let’s investigate!
Volleyball Tip: Better the Ball
Each and every time you contact the volleyball, your goal should be to make it the best possible contact you can muster. Bettering the ball means to do your absolute best to put the ball in a good position for your teammate no matter how bad the previous contact.
Karch Kiraly - The Best Ever
Karch Kiraly is known as the best American volleyball player in U.S. history. He is known for his ball control skills and all-around game. He is the only player to win gold medals in both indoor and beach volleyball. Karch is a member of the Volleyball Hall of Fame. Read more about Karch Kiraly.
Top Volleyball Players - Men
Player profiles for some of the top male athletes in the sport of volleyball
Tri Bourne: Road to Rio (Part 1)
Tri Bourne is off to a hot start. After entering the beach volleyball scene just three years ago, few players have ever accrued as many accolades as Bourne. Going into the 2016 season, Bourne is in the running to represent the US in the 2016 Rio Olympics. So how is he making sure that he’s ready to go for the first tournament of the year?
Volleyball, Plantar Fasciitis and the...
Plantar fasciitis is a common volleyball injury that can be treated with athletic tape or orthotics. But are those things compounding the problem of weak arches? Some say that minimalist shoes with very little arch support make the arch stronger and therefore less injury prone over time. Would that work for volleyball?
Learn how to successfully complete the jump...
In volleyball, the jump serve is a type of serve where the serving player increases power and serve height by jumping to hit the ball.
Do You Need Knee Pads to Play Indoor Volleyball?
Knee pads aren't necessary to play indoor volleyball, but they're useful. Two popular types of knee pads are bubble knee pads and skinny knee pads.
Volleyball Tips: Warm It Up!
If you're not properly warming up to play volleyball, you are putting your body at high risk for injury. Take a few minutes to get nice and warm with a volleyball-specific warm up before you play.
Pancake
Pancake - Definition of Volleyball Term
Using Visualization Techniques to Succeed at...
A large part of succeeding in volleyball is mental. Studies show that a practice called mental imagery can help athletes improve their skill.
Volleyball Coaching Tips: Know Your Players
One of the keys to great volleyball coaching is to know who you've got on your team and do what you can to bring out the best in each of your players.
Changing of the Guard
After every Olympic Games there is a turnover led by retiring athletes and aspiring future Olympians. 2016 will bring a very significant changing of the guard for USA Volleyball. Let's take a look at which players may stick around for another quad and some of the new faces we may see coming up.
Benefits of Using Team Building
Each year as a team comes together to play a season of volleyball, the dynamic is different. When you have different types of players, different personalities, different work ethics and different goals, teams can be very disjointed. Team building is a technique used to put groups of people on the same page, whether in the work place or on the field of play.
Outside Hitter on Offense
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Attack
Attack - Definition of Volleyball Term
Highlights from the 2015 AVP Championship Season
The 2015 AVP season came to a close this month with the Kingston AVP Championships in Huntington Beach. In a year where many of the top players are in Olympic contention, this AVP season was filled with more injuries, partner swaps and tournament champions than any year in recent memory.
Keys to a Solid Passing Platform
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Side Out Scoring
Side Out Scoring - Definition of Volleyball Term
The Top 5 Recruiting Questions Volleyball...
What's the best way to differentiate yourself from the crowd? A D-I college coach shares her perspective on what she looks for in the student athletes she recruits.
Volleyball Cool Down
One of the most often ignored phases of exercise or playing any sport is the cool down. After every game or workout, you should cool down your body.
Fingers and Thumbs
Volleyball is a sport that is tough on the body. Here are some tips to avoid the five most common injuries in our sport. Page 5.
What Parents Should Ask When Choosing a Club Team
Deciding to let your son or daughter play for a club volleyball team is no small ask. Besides a huge time commitment, there’s also a significant monthly investment that’s needed from the family. So here are a few key questions you should be asking to ensure your child is becoming a better volleyball prospect, as well as a more desirable student athlete.
Free Ball Passing Drill
Good free ball passing is very important in volleyball and should not be overlooked. If an opponent gives your team a free ball, make sure you get the best possible pass so that you can run any play with your offense. A bad free ball pass is a missed opportunity for an almost guaranteed point.
Molten Pro Touch vs.Tachikara SV5W Gold
It's old school vs.new school in this classic battle of the volleyball equipment.
A Back Row Attack in Volleyball
A back row attack in volleyball occurs when one of the three back row player attacks the ball and contacts it at the top of the net.
Identifying and Handling a Disruptive...
A disruptive player is one that brings negativity to your team in a way that makes it hard to progress. Such players must be dealt with appropriately.
A Decoy in Volleyball
A decoy in volleyball is an offensive play set up to disguise the actual receiving hitter.
Taking the Fifth Set in Volleyball
The fifth set of volleyball is different from the others. Unlike the previous sets, the fifth is played only to 15, which leaves little room for error.
Volleyball Drills: Transition Warm-Up
A proper warm-up is imperative in volleyball. After you have jogged and stretched and before you introduce the ball, do some volleyball-specific warm-up drills. Here is a transition drill that not only warms up the body, but helps players get familiar with where they are supposed to be in transition.
Get Noticed by College Volleyball Recruiters...
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Volleyball Mag's Top 35 Players Missing Notables
Volleyball Magazine published its list of the top 35 greatest players of all time. They seem to be missing few notable names. Who do you think should be on the list?
Emily Day: The Offseason & Olympics (Part 2)
More on Day's training schedule, how she stays motivated and her tips for other volleyballers.
Ace
Ace - Definition of Volleyball Term
Matt Anderson - Volleyball Player Profile
Information on 2012 Olympian Outside Hitter Matt Anderson
Steve Timmons - Power Hitter
Steve Timmons was best known for his powerful attacks from both the front and back row and his bright red flat-top haircut. He won two gold medals and a bronze for the USA men's Olympic team and was integral in putting USA Volleyball on the map. Read more about Steve's career here.
Libero
Libero - Definition of Volleyball Term
7 Must Have Items for Every Volleyball Player
For the aspiring or new player, there are a few things every seasoned athlete will tell you are the basic and most necessary items to procure before you can officially call yourself a true “volleyball player.” It is not just enough to know the rules or join the team, you need to make sure you are equipped to play the game too. Read on for the seven surefire items you should pick up before hitting the court.
Volleyball Shoe Review: Asics Gel Sensei 2 vs....
Volleyball shoes can have a big impact on play.Two popular options are the Asics Volleycross and the Asics’s volleyball-specific, the Gel Sensei 2.
Kathy Gregory - Profile
Kathy Gregory is one of the best beach volleyball players in the history of the game. She enjoyed one of the longest careers ever, beginning her career in 1968 and ending it in the 90's. She has logged over 800 wins as the coach of the UC Santa Barbara women's volleyball team and she is a member of the Hall of Fame.
Solo Ball Controll Drill
This drill is an individual one in which the players works on ball control and tries to keep the ball in the air as long as they can.
Using the Soft Block in Volleyball
A soft block is one in which the blocker's intent is to slow the attack down, not to stop it. It's a great way to use a block to your team's advantage.
Volleyball Tip: Shake It Off
When you make a mistake that ends a rally, you need to remember that the next play is on its way. In volleyball there is no time to wallow. So you have to learn how to pick yourself up, dust yourself off and get on with it.
6 Tips for A Better Overhand Serve
Serving is one of the most critical skills a volleyball player needs to master. Whether you play indoors or on the beach, during a match you will be asked to stand on the back line to serve on behalf of your team. And each time, points are on the line. So how can you become a better, more consistent server? Here are six tips to keep in mind.
Volleyball Step By Step
Here is a collection of the Step-By-Step guides to playing and coaching volleyball.
Quick Set
Quick Set - Definition of Volleyball Term
Cross-Training options for Volleyball Players
In volleyball as in any sport, it is important to vary your workouts to build your strength, help avoid injury and keep you motivated.
The Volleyball Warm-Up: Pepper
A good warm-up is imperative in volleyball. One drill that is a mainstay at every level from beginners to pros is the game of pepper.
Dig
Dig - Definition of Volleyball Term
When NOT to Miss a Volleyball Serve
There are three times during a game when you have to make sure your volleyball serve is in the court. NEVER miss at one of these times.
Nina Matthies
Nina Matthies is one of the winningest female beach volleyball players of all-time. She is also largely responsible for the start of the first women’s professional beach volleyball tour, the WPVA. For 30 years she has been the head coach of the women’s indoor team at Pepperdine University and she also coaches the women’s sand team there.
A Down Ball in Volleyball
In volleyball, a down ball occurs when an attacker hits the ball overhand while standing on the ground, usually off of the net.
All About Serving
Types of Volleyball Serves - Floater, Jump Serve, Topspin
Destinee Hooker Player Profile
Information about USA Volleyball player and London Olympian Destinee Hooker.
Volleyball Tips: Harnessing Momentum in...
The game of volleyball is all about momentum. Keeping it is not easy, but there are a few ways you can harness, and keep it on your side of the net.
Volleyball Tip: Making the Tough Play as a...
The three toughest balls to hit in volleyball are the tight set, the off-the-net set and the over the shoulder set. Such sets require preparation.
Facial
Facial - Definition of Volleyball Term
The Realities of Earning a Athletic Scholarship
The allure of playing sports in college is a dream of many athletes. The prestige of being recruited is as exciting as it is mind-boggling. And the actuality of receiving an athletic scholarship offer to college is the pinnacle of success. The reality, however, is quite less than one might imagine.
Outside Hitter in Transition
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Game
Game - Definition of Volleyball Term
Disruptive Volleyball Players - Stories from...
At some point in your coaching career, you are likely to come into contact with a disruptive player. Here are some true stories from coaches regarding how they handled their difficult players and what transpired afterward. Page 2.
5 Tips for a Fresh Start
The team dynamic is one of the most important things to take care of well if you want to be successful. Any problems between teammates or coaches should be handled promptly in order to preserve the smooth operations of your team. Here are five quick tips to help you re-build your relationship with your teammates, coaches or players after something has gone wrong.
A Joust in Volleyball
A joust in volleyball is when two blockers from opposing teams reach a ball on the net at the same time and both try to hit it over to the other side.
Antenna
Antenna - Definition of Volleyball Term
Avoid Volleyball's Most Common Injuries
Volleyball is a sport that is tough on the body. Here are some tips to avoid the five most common injuries in our sport.
The Best Stretches for Your Pre-Match Routine
Whether you’re preparing for a championship match or just getting ready for a weekday practice, a proper warm-up routine not only ensures your body is loose and flexible to go when you hit the court, but it also helps prevent injury and train at a more optimal level.
Volleyball Training: Hitting Drills
Hitting is extremely important in volleyball. To improve at hitting, coaches should place players in situations that are much tougher than in a match.
Volleyball Team Tips
If you play volleyball long enough, you will eventually find yourself in a tough situation. Whether that is on the court or off the court, with your teammates or with your coach, internal strife can be very difficult to handle. Here are a few tips on how to handle specific situations.
Want to be a Volleyball Referee? Its Easier...
There are over 270,000 volleyball players, coaches and officials in the United States. This means there is a vast pool of individuals who have intricate knowledge of the sport of volleyball. Whether you're a former player or just an enthusiast, becoming an official is a great way to be involved in the sport. So how does someone get started on the process?
Ten Foot Line
Ten Foot Line - Definition of Volleyball Term
Volleyball Equipment Review: Semi-Custom...
Custom orthotics can be used for the treatment and prevention of plantar fasciitis. They can also help to avoid other common volleyball injuries.
Volleyball Tips:How to Win in the Playoffs
Every match matters in volleyball playoffs because it is win-or-go-home.It is important for players to be focused on the task at hand to succeed.
How To Train Like April Ross in the Off-Season
Undeniably April Ross is one of the most elite volleyball players in the world at the moment. So what’s on April’s agenda for the off-season? She took a few minutes to share what she's planning to change up in the coming months, what tournaments she’s most looking forward to and how she got that gnarly jump serve.
Biq
Biq - Definition of Volleyball Term
Side Out
Side Out - Definition of Volleyball Term
Bump
Bump - Definition of Volleyball Term
Three on Three Front Row Attack Drill
This drill pits front row against front row in a battle of the offenses.
Ankles and Knees
Volleyball is a sport that is tough on the body. Here are some tips to avoid the five most common injuries in our sport. Page 2.
The Ankle Injury that Ended Coley Kyman's Career
Coley Kyman believes that the ankle injury that he suffered while playing college football 20 years ago, would not have been as severe had he not been wearing an ankle brace at the time. A Texas woman is suing because she injured her ankle in much the same way. Read Coley's story and weigh in on the ankle brace debate. Do they help or hurt?
Coaches Corner
Check out my interviews and articles with and about college and national team coaches, find out their philosophies on teaching the game and the way they approach the seasons and quads ahead. The mindsets of winning coaches tend to have certain similarities and there is something to be learned from their thoughts on the game. Listen as the top coaches discuss their teams and their future plans.

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