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5 Items Volleyball Coaches Should Take to Practice

By The National Alliance For Youth Sports

Part of Coaching Volleyball For Dummies Cheat Sheet

What use is volleyball practice if the coach is unprepared or if the only ball is damaged? For each practice, volleyball coaches should have a solid plan and some critical supplies to ensure players get the most out of it. Here’s a quick look at the essentials:

  • A practice plan with drills broken down by time segments.

  • A list of reserve drills in case any of your scheduled drills are ineffective.

  • Extra volleyballs.

  • A whistle.

  • A properly stocked first-aid kit, including bags of ice, bandages, latex gloves, sterile gauze, and athletic tape.