2018, Vol. 3, Issue 1
Explosive power in volleyball
Author(s): R Priyesh, Dr. R Mohanakrishnan
Volleyball athletes need to read and react in order to spike the ball onto opposing defenders. Speed and agility are critical attributes on the court, but if you don't have the power to hit the ball once you run it down, your team will suffer. If you want to put power behind your spikes, you have to do more than simply work a few arm exercises into your daily routine. You need to work from the ground up. "Volleyball is a power sport," says Ray Weisenbarger, UCLA volleyball strength and conditioning coach. "It is explosive, [and] it's fast. That's the way the game has to be played." Yet, when players are preparing during the off-season, strength and power training are often overlooked.
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How to cite this article:
R Priyesh, Dr. R Mohanakrishnan. Explosive power in volleyball. International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education. 2018; 3(1): 1416-1418.