Glossary

Posted by admin on August 11 2009 Add Comments

glossaryAce: A point scored on a serve when the serve is either untouched or the first player to touch it cannot keep the ball in play.

Attack: Any hit into the opposing team’s court, other than a serve or block, such as a spike, tip, or dump.

Bump: Pass using the forearms, with the hands clasped together and arms locked at the elbows to direct the ball to the setter or attacker. Also known as the forearm or underhand pass.

Decoy: Deception strategy in which a player that is not going to hit the ball jumps at the same time as a player actually receiving the set.
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Ivan Miljkovic

Posted by admin on August 10 2009 Add Comments

Ivan-MiljkovicIvan Miljković (Serbian: Иван Миљковић; born September 13, 1979 in Niš) is a Serbian volleyball player, whose first club was Student Niš.

Miljković is regularly on the top of the best spikers list in the tournaments and has a great jump serve. He is very well built and extremely strong opposite hitter who has variety of different shots; he can swing the ball away with a power or using his good technique.

For an extremely big player Miljković moves surprisingly well. He has a good footwork and is quick from his feet; therefore he is able to generate a good speed for his approach from any distance to the ball.

Scoring machine Miljković is probably the best volleyball player in the world in his position.

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Shoulder injury

Posted by admin on August 8 2009 Add Comments

ShoulderThe shoulder has the greatest range of motion of any joint in the body. It is our shoulders that allow us to put our hands where they need to be for work, play, and all of our daily activities. To manage this, the shoulder has to have the right balance of strength, flexibility, and stability. Loss of this balance can lead to pain and injury. Maintaining this balance through exercises aimed at stretching and strengthening can help avoid shoulder problems.

The rotator cruff muscles

Without learned muscle control, any overhead activity, let alone just lifting the arm, would be impossible. The muscle group for this control is the rotator cuff (RC) muscles – the infraspinatus, supraspinatus, teres minor, and subscapularis muscles. The muscles primarily designed to position the scapula for overhead movement are the trapezius, and serratus anterior. The larger and more powerful muscles that generate movements of the arm are the deltoids, latissimus dorsi, and pectoralis major.

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Follow the coach movement

Posted by admin on August 6 2009 Add Comments

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This is a simple movement drill.

Coach and whole squard.

Players should be in passing position.

Players should follow the coach movement. If coach moves right players should move in that direction, etc.

At coaches mark player should perform digging.

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Ancle injury

Posted by admin on August 4 2009 Add Comments

ancle-injuryAnkle injuries are among the most common injuries in sport.  Ankle sprain is the most common injury in virtually all epidemiological studies. Being the first part of the kinetic chain to withstand the impact of running, twisting, pushing off and landing, the ankle and foot must, within fractions of a second, distribute the impact higher up the chain in complex flexion, extension, eversion and inversion movements of the talo-crural joint and supination and pronation at the mid-foot. The faster the movement, the more important is the balancing act and proprioceptive function of the ankle.

How it happenes

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Spike a ball three times

Posted by admin on August 3 2009 Add Comments

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Setter sets a ball to player to zone 4.

Attacker spike (not hard) and player in zone 1 should do forearm passing toward setter who goes beneath the net on that side of court.

Setter sets a ball to other player.

Attacker spike (not hard) and player who started the drill should do the same thing as player that spiked a ball.

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