The Flywheel Effect For Your Volleyball Program
You can turn your High School Volleyball Program into “greatness” using our flywheel effect to go from a “Bad Program” or “Good Program” to a “Great Program.” The flywheel effect formula has been described successfully in the best-selling business book Good to Great, by Jim Collins as follows:
“Picture a huge, heavy flywheel—a massive metal disk mounted horizontally on an axle, about 30 feet in diameter, 2 feet thick, and weighing about 5,000 pounds. Now imagine that your task is to get the flywheel rotating on the axle as fast and long as possible. Pushing with great effort, you get the flywheel to inch forward, moving almost imperceptibly at first. You keep pushing and, after two or three hours of persistent effort, you get the flywheel to complete one entire turn. You keep pushing, and the flywheel begins to move a bit faster, and with continued great effort, you move it around a second rotation. You keep pushing in a consistent direction. Then, at some point—breakthrough! The momentum of the thing kicks in your favor, hurling the flywheel forward, turn after turn … whoosh! … its own heavy weight working for you. You’re pushing no harder than during the first rotation, but the flywheel goes faster and faster. Each turn of the flywheel builds upon work done earlier, compounding your investment of effort. A thousand times faster, then ten thousand, then a hundred thousand. The huge heavy disk flies forward, with almost unstoppable momentum.”
Can Your Volleyball Program Benefit From A “Buildup To Breakthrough”?
Imagine if someone came along and asked you once you got your flywheel moving for your volleyball program,
“What was the one big push that caused this thing to go so fast?”. You wouldn’t be able to answer; it’s just a nonsensical question. Was it the first push? The second? The hundredth? No! It was all of them added together in an overall accumulation of effort applied in a consistent direction. Some pushes may have been bigger than others, but any single heave—no matter how large—reflects a small fraction of the entire cumulative effect upon the flywheel.
This flywheel effect encapsulates the overall feel of what it is like inside youth volleyball programs that went from good to great with our Superior Coaching Systems ®. No matter how dramatic the end result, the good-to-great transformations never happened in one fell swoop. There was no single defining action, no grand program, no one killer innovation, no solitary lucky break, no wrenching revolution.
Good to great comes about by a cumulative process of repeatable systems—step by step, action by action, decision by decision, turn by turn of the flywheel—that adds up to sustained and spectacular results.
Harnessing The Power Of Business Success Into Your Volleyball Programs Success
Andor Gyulai and Vanessa Summers-Gyulai, Co-Founders of Volleyball1on1 transitioned this powerful business success tool into their youth volleyball coaching systems. They transitioned their knowledge and expertise in business and personal development into volleyball to create the first “Franchise-like” Superior Coaching System ® for volleyball. In the process of creating the Volleyball1on1 Superior Coaching Systems ®, many new powerful tools, systems and concepts were created leading to many powerful new innovations in volleyball coaching to help youth volleyball coaches like yourself succeed.
As a youth volleyball coach, we encourage you to aim high and raise your expectations to “What Great Looks Like!” ® which builds unstoppable momentum for you and your volleyball program. Over time, this momentum becomes a self-reinforcing juggernaut driving all who participate in it with you to new higher levels of success in volleyball and in life.