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Jump Serving Tips - The Dig

Jump Serving Tips One of the most exciting things to learn how to do in volleyball, is to jump serve. This skill often comes after you’ve been aquatinted with the sport for a while and you’re ready to try something new.   Prerequisites to the Jump Serve Before you get started with the jump serve, there are two things you need to already know. 1. Know how to serve a standing floater. 2. know how to do a 3 or 4 step approach. Let’s talk about the first. You need know how to do a standing float serve. The quality of the float isn’t extremely important, but you need to be pretty consistent before incorporating a jump. If you are...

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How Coaches Pick Between Players

How Coaches Choose One Player Over Another Hola! Today we’re going to talk about one of the trickiest aspects to any team sport. Before we start, let me just say that no one wants to make cuts & no one wants to limit playing time. On the flip side, no one wants to be cut, and no one wants to sit the bench. I think we can both agree on that. With that being said, of course those decisions have to be made. So how are they made? How does your coach reach those decisions?   The Mental Side vs The Physical Side There are two aspects that are always considered when it comes to this topic. The mental side...

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The Dig

Sign up to be notified when each new episode is available: Have Your Question Answered. Do you have a question? There are 3 ways to ask.  1. Send a voice message to me.  I'll play your voicemail on the show when I answer the question. 2. Email Me. Leave your name if you'd like me to mention you when I answer the question.  3.  DM me on instagram.   The Dig, Season 3 Already Available: Jump to Season 2     or    Jump to Season 1 Tips For Volleyball Tryouts   Learn what you can control, and what you can't, at volleyball tryouts.   How Do Coaches Select Players? We discuss what coaches discuss when it comes down to the last 1-2 players on...

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Volleyball Tryout Tips

Volleyball Tryouts Jump to the Podcast or YouTube Video   We’ve talked a lot about volleyball tryouts at My Little Athlete. This post is going to mention a few key elements of tryouts, but it is mostly going to serve as a resource page for all our Volleyball Tryout information. So let’s get started.   Before Tryouts Before tryouts begin, you should take the time to do some research on what will be expected of you. Most of the time, the team will post the information you need, and you are expected to have all paperwork done and ready to go by the time tryouts roll around. Make sure all your paperwork is completely ready to go (or already turned...

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