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The Lost Art of Shot-Making

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The Lost Art of Shot-Making

Posted on 30 January 2010 by Chuck Rey

Giving Hitters Additional Tools for Terminating the Ball

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By: Chris Larson

It’s tough to find that player who has mastered the lost art of “tooling” or “shot-making.” We see the big bombers at every tournament and in every warm-up, but when it comes to game time, these players are often the easiest Continue Reading

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clay-stanley-serve

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Clay Stanley 2008 Olympic MVP, Hitting, Blocking, Jump Serves

Posted on 13 June 2009 by Chuck Rey

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USA Men’s Volleyball Attack Beijing Olympics – High Ball

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USA Men’s Volleyball Attack Beijing Olympics – High Ball

Posted on 09 June 2009 by Chuck Rey

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USA Men’s Volleyball Attack Beijing Olympics – High Ball

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USA Men’s Volleyball Attack Beijing Olympics – High Ball

Posted on 09 June 2009 by Chuck Rey

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Armchair Coach – Analysis of the San Diego Tournament for AVP Pro Jennifer Snyder

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Armchair Coach – Analysis of the San Diego Tournament for AVP Pro Jennifer Snyder

Posted on 09 May 2009 by Chuck Rey

It’s a cold rainy Saturday here in the North. I’ve got some time indoors to kill, so I decided to play armchair coach today. I like that the AVP/BVB Info is posting stats per set online. I can further breakdown and analyze your game. Here are my thoughts based on the stats… Continue Reading

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What is IPE?

Posted on 26 February 2009 by Chuck Rey

I.P.E. is an acronym for In Play Efficiency. It is simply the opposite of hitting error percentage (IPE = 1 – error %). It’s putting a positive spin on hitting errors. Many coaches tell players, “Don’t make hitting errors”; this focuses on the negative. Instead, IPE focuses on the positive and encourages players to keep the ball in play. For example, Penn State’s Hitting Error % for 2008 was .126. This roughly equates to 1.3 hitting errors for every 10 attempts. The positive spin on Penn State’s error % or what we consider “IPE” is .874 (1 – 0.126). This means for every 10 attempts, 8.7 swings were in the court. IPE is a positive hitting goal for any team. A player can easily recognize an IPE goal of .900 or simply to keep 9 out of 10 attempts in play. An
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Coach Chuck Rey is Assistant Coach at Miami University


Prior to this position, he was Assistant Coach at Winthrop University, the University of Minnesota and Georgia Southern University.

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