Tag Archives: Volleyball

Textbooks? What are those?

March 13, 2012

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Textbooks? What are those?

I recently read (in a textbook, ironically) that there are some who estimate that very soon the traditional textbook may be all but obsolete as forms of interactive media replace it. The example they use involved hypothetical “credit-card” sized books.  The textbook is called Teaching in the Middle and Secondary Schools and while I’m unsure how the […]

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How To Spike a Volleyball

March 9, 2012

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Want to learn how to spike a volleyball? Here are 4 things you’ll want to pay attention to: The Approach – The most common approach is called the 4-Step.  You will start with your dominant foot.  This means that the four steps for a right-handed hitter will be Right, Left, Right, Left.  The steps get progressively […]

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How to Set a Volleyball

March 9, 2012

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Want to learn how to set a volleyball?  Here are 4 things you’ll want to pay attention to: Shape your Hands – With your hands approximately in front of your face and your thumbs down, make the shape of a ball with your thumbs and index fingers. Position your Hands right above your forehead so that if […]

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How To Pass a Volleyball

March 9, 2012

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Passing a volleyball can be pretty simple.  Here are the 5 steps to pulling off the perfect pass. The ready positon – keep your knees bent, your weight on your toes, and be ready to move forward. Create your platform – First, put your left hand out in front of you with your palm up.  Then place […]

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Volleyball Starts Today

March 8, 2012

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The Dance Unit in PE 9 finished up yesterday, as student groups performed their multi-cultural dances.  Today we begin volleyball.  We’ll start with the basics – learning the proper stance and mechanics for passing the ball.  At the end of the 3-4 week unit, I’ll expect we’ll be doing things like the women in this […]

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