A great opportunity to have experts to talk about certain aspects of athlete development and tailor it to volleyball. An open discussion on all things volleyball, athlete development and coaching.
Coach Colin Walker invites various experts across Canada for kitchen table discussions on volleyball related topics. This two part discussion series has five episodes with a wealth of knowledge for players, coaches and athletes. The video is a discussion style with audience questions flowing organically.
Guest Vicki Harber
An open discussion on all things volleyball, athlete development and coaching.
In this episode we talk with LTAD Expert Vicki Harber from Sport for Life. She outlines the New LONG-TERM DEVELOPMENT IN SPORT AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY 3.0 and what is new in this version. We discus the Athlete Development Matrix, and the Gold Medal Pathway. The discussion focuses on the importance of Life Skills in determining a successful athletes and the role the coach can play in helping the athlete develop/ practice these skills.
Guest Kerry MacDonald
In this episode we talk with Volleyball Canada’s Science Guru and uSport National Champion Coach Kerry MacDonald. Kerry will discuss Volleyball Canada’s progress on the development of its Gold Medal Pathway, and that will lead us into assessment and evaluation. He will talk standards of testing and show us what our National Teams are testing at. Finally Kerry will help us understand overuse injuries and over training. Discussion will look at how to identify, steps to mitigate, and what ever else comes up.
Guest Kyle Paquette
Guests Dave Preston, Doug Reimer and Brenda Willis
Join Dave Preston, Doug Riemer, and Brenda Willis as we discuss post secondary volleyball. Do you know what coaches look for when they are recruiting? How can coaches help their athletes get recruited? When and what should an athlete and club coach be doing? + lots more…
Guest Dawna Sales