It's true. You can improve your volleyball game performance.
If you are a high school or middle school player looking to make
your school team, whether JV or varsity...you've come to the right place!
Having problems with serving the ball over the net?
Need to learn how to pass the ball up to the setter?
Need to learn defensive skills so you can be a libero?
Can you hit the ball in the court yet?
Maybe you have bigger goals?
You've come to the right place to find the answers to these questions and
My name is April Chapple, editor and creator of Improve Your
Whether I was
I've seen how players worked to improve their volleyball skills by
studying pictures, watching videos and exchanging inspiring stories
with each other about the personal life lessons learned from
overcoming obstacles...in addition to good old fashioned court
female Olympic indoor and beach volleyball teammates to share
their stories of some obstacles they had to overcome.
And they did.
told your family that you made the USA national volleyball team, how
would you handle that?
Or like yours truly, what if you had to wear Forrest Gump leg braces
and if that weren't enough what if your hair fell out which everyone told
you, made you look like a boy?
Could you possibly become a professional female volleyball player
after enduring that kind of drama?
Trust me, you can't help but be motivated by these inspiring female
players stories. I was. And so have others.
You'll find lots of inspiring information here but there are still three
You, your pictures, your inspiring story and your desire to improve
For inspiring female players and fans of all ages to celebrate, share and
learn from stories, information, videos and pictures.
Awards for the best players in the country
Watch training videos to improve individual skills
Here's an amazing collection of inspirational stories written by the players, many who are Olympians, about the obstacles they had to overcome and the sacrifices they made in order to reach their collegiate and professional goals.
Don't miss one of the most popular areas of this site.
Improve Your Volleyball interviews top collegiate players.
Becoming a professional volleyball player requires an American to travel and live outside of the US.
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Go deeper into learning how to get better at certain aspects of the game.
Basic volleyball rules for beginner and advanced players along with rules for playing.
Exercises and volleyball drills are essential in the learning process for young players.
Each of the player positions are explored and discussed in addition to the importance of communicating on the court.
Find college news in one place.
Collegiate conference volleyball schedules and predictions
Collegiate preseason rankings by conference
The collegiate volleyball season
Summer camps are a great way for players to build confidence on the court, learn skills, socialize with better players and visit college campuses.
Reviews of popular volleyball clubs.
Inspirational sayings and slogans
Clever sayings and slogans for setters on t-shirts
Motivational quotes and sayings on VolleyBragSwag shirts
Volleyball uniform reveal videos
My playing shoes reflect elements of my career as a professional volleyball player.
Girls volleyball spandex shorts
Take the quiz
Reduce the chance of getting blisters by buying the right athletic socks.
What's in my volleyball bag?
Volleyball knee pads are produced by major manufacturers like Mizuno, ASICS, Nfinity and Mikasa. Shop for them here.
Indoor court measurements, and information about the lines, antennae and other equipment.
Popular nets for collegiate and recreational matches
Popular balls and ball reviews
Pole net systems commonly used