Al Scates Discusses Current Volleyball Warm Ups Vs. That In the Past

In the last few years volleyball warm ups have changed considerably as the science behind the human body has improved. In this video Andor and Al discuss the changes and how it has affected UCLA volleyball warm up.

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Al Scates – His Journey As UCLA Volleyball Coach

Great video and story of how the most successful coach in NCAA volleyball and all sport history fell into the job of coaching volleyball at UCLA and how he ended up staying for 50 incredible years.

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Al Scates On His Mentors Including John Wooden and What They Have Taught Him

This is a great interview where Al reflects on his mentors and how they taught him to make it fun for the players to come to practice. Plus how a mentor made him concentrate on getting his masters degree and his relationship with legendary basketball coach John Wooden.

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Al Scates On Allowing Players Their Own Style and Making Line Up Changes

Al has always believed, do not mess with success, meaning if something works don’t change it. In this video Al talks about allowing players to have their own style when playing.

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Volleyball Practice Plan Mens Indoor With Al Scates #1 – Part 9

Al Scates Volleyball Coaching Advice – Creating In Practice Competition.
Al Scates – His Journey As UCLA Volleyball Coach.
Al Scates on the Best Players He Ever Coached and Some Fun Stories.
Al Scates Stories and Discussing His Championship Titles.

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Volleyball Practice Plan Mens Indoor With Al Scates #1 – Part 10

Al Scates UCLA Mens Head Coach – all time most NCAA men’s volleyball championships.

Al reflects on his mentors and how they taught him to make it fun for the players to come to practice. Plus how a mentor made him concentrate on getting his masters degree and his relationship with legendary basketball coach John Wooden.

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Gary Sato Volleyball Defense

Gary knows first hand height does not affect the defensive part of the game. This video series discusses the fundamentals to playing defense in various positions. It culminates with what a defenders mindset needs to be.

1. The stance begins in an athletic position with arms out in a neutral place and relaxed.

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Gary Sato Volleyball Blocking

Blocking in volleyball has evolved as the speed of the game continues to increase. Gold medal coach Gary Sato presents the basics of how to block effectively.

1. Thirds is the basic building blocks of blocking. Each front row player is assigned a specific section of the net.

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Gary Sato Volleyball Scouting

Over the years Gary has developed a structured system of scouting the opponent’s tendencies exposing their strengths and weaknesses. Gary presents in this series tactics used to win Olympic gold and bronze medals.

1. The chart is set up by entering the numbers of the opponents players. Then each players tendencies can be marked.

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