Volleyball stuff pops up in my mind on a daily basis. Here is just a place I'd like to save my thoughts!
"My parents saved my life", the player said
16:59Today I am going to tell you a story of how the parents saved the lives of their childredn from a mall shooting without having a single clue.
Once again, about learning, the brain, and teaching sports
17:49In this episode we talk about the structural changes that happen in the brain when we learn, and how we coaches can use progressions to help our athletes enhance learning by making practice more effective.
Be patient with tall young athletes
11:01In this episode we talk about the reasons we should be patient with the development of tall young athletes. It has much more science behind it than you expect. I hope you enjoy the show!
How you see yourself and your abilities affects you
5:01Continuing to share what I’ve been learning reading the book Make it Stick: the science of successful learning, by Peter C. Brown, Henry L. Roediger III and Mark A. McDaniel, today I emphasize part of the chapter Get Beyond Learning Styles. In this article, I copy and paraphrase part of the chapter: the softball example was changed for volleyball (for obvious reasons) so that it goes better with the theme of my blog. The most important part, though, is that the way you see (or don’t see) yourself and your abilities in determined situations might change your future decisions things related to similar situations.
18:41Make difficulties part of your learning routine. Learn better by embracing difficulties. This video is based on the chapter Embrace Difficulties found in the book Make it Stick: the science of successful learning, by Peter C. Brown, Henry L. Roediger III and Mark A. McDaniel (2014).
The Pygmalion Effect and the Development of the Volleyball Player
13:55How do the labels and expectations we have affect the development of our athletes? Are you sure?
Types of Practice, Memory & Learning and Sports Performance
10:35How do the types of practice influence the way one learns? What does change in the brain then, and how does that affect the athletic performance in sports?
Learning Progressions & Volleyball Offensive Systems
18:25How would we apply the widely known educational conpept of learning progressions in volleyball? How would it influence the position specialization and how would it contribute for the development, over many years, of great specialized players who have a great generalist background?
The Perfect Technique?
5:29In your sport, what are the best techniques? What is the best method to teach/coach? What to teach/coach first? What is the best way to succeed?
Motor Development & Coaching Young Athletes
12:04In this episode we talk about the stages of motor development and how they influence coaching youth sports. The sports coach has a critical role in this process and can either contribute to a great motor development or to impair it tremendously.