How Coaches Can Learn From Others - John Kessel
He was Team Leader for the 2000 USA Olympic Beach Volleyball Teams in Sydney, which brought home one gold medal, and for the 2004 USA Paralympic Women’s Sitting Volleyball Team in Athens, which came home with the bronze medal.
In 1995, Volleyball Magazine’s special Centennial issue named him one of the 50 most important people in the sport in the past 100 years. In 2013 the American Volleyball Coaches Association inducted him as their 60th member of the AVCA Coaches Hall of Fame.
Table of Contents
0:00 - Intro
3:30 - Mentorship
6:45 - Mistakes in games/Biomechanics of the game
12:40 - Different Approaches to Training
18:30 - Past vs Present John Kessel
21:50 - Two Most Important Skills In Volleyball
25:15 - How Coaches Can Handle Learning
30:00 - The Idea of “Needing” to Make Practice Look Good
36:00 - A Volleyball Club That Does it Right
38:31 - Monetization Model in Volleyball
42:30 - John’s Recommended Video “Backwards Bicycle”
45:45 - Jump Shoes and the mechanics of learning
47:40 - Top 3 Characteristics of Great Coaches
52:30 - When did you specialize into volleyball?
53:05 - Book Recommendations
53:50 - Definition of FUN
58:00 - Resources
1:01:45 - What Can Coaches Do To Shave 5 Years Off Their Learning Curve
1:04:44 - How do we get kids to love the game more after the season?