26. 10. 2017

VINTAGE VOLLEYBALL: This serve has changed the volleyball rules! (VIDEO)

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Let’s go back to 1999 and the European Championship for a while…

During the game European Championship 1999 semifinal game, Italy played vs. Yugoslavia!

At the result 22-21 in the fourth set for Italy, Vladimir Grbic scored an ace to tie the score, however, the referee decided to give the point to Italy, explaining that the ball touched the net. According to that rules, if the ball touches the net from the serve, the opposite side gets the point.

Later, Italy won the game and in the final took the gold medal. 

The Yugoslavian team watched the video again after the end of the championship and confirmed that there was no touch of the net.

After this serve, the FIVB decided to change the serve rule!

 

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POL M: Young Australian coach Reynolds will command Jastrzębski next season

All this because volleyball is not e real professional sport and many clubs are managed with people with (almost) zero experience and knowledge in volleyball. And they manage money from state companies or government directly. Do not expect that that people will think differently. That is why volleyball will never move to another level and will always have some small “make up” in the future Reply

POL M: Young Australian coach Reynolds will command Jastrzębski next season

Many Strength and Conditioning Coaches/Scoutman are trying to get into coaching. Due to their lack of experience and knowledge, at first, they take a major pay cut in comparison to actual volleyball coaches. Currently, coaching jobs are paying very little, even in the top leagues, and some of the experienced coaches are not taking jobs for 25.000-40.000 EUR, knowing that demands are just as high as before when they were making double of this salary. Unfortunately, club leaderships see coaches as a disposable matter and therefore keep dropping salaries because there are candidates that will take these jobs. I am not here to judge, just to describe some of the dynamics around this profession. Reply

POL M: Young Australian coach Reynolds will command Jastrzębski next season

Interesting trend, that some coaches who specialised on physical training, some who never played volleyball on top level, became pretty successful volleyball coaches. It can be observed in some menś and women teams. It reflects a situation that volleyball has become a very physical sport. Even the world champion country, which in past had taught others, needs coaches from abroad who come into this category. Reply

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