The Liberty Mutual Insurance Responsible Sports Spring Community Grant period is drawing to a close, but there is still time to support a volleyball team
of your choice. Read the Responsible Sport Parent or Responsible Coach guide, take the quiz and then assign your point to any volleyball team of your choice! Each credited quiz equals one
point. The top five organizations in each division with the most points on May 31, 2013 will earn a $2,500 grant! It is time to rally for a volleyball team to be one of the
The Little Team – A Spanish coach forwarded this video (http://bit.ly/17U2IfR) to USA Volleyball Sport Development and we passed it along
to Dan Coyle at The Talent Code,
who shares his thoughts and link to this great video about sport for children. It is well worth the viewing!
Escaping Education’s Death Valley - Sir Ken Robinson outlines three principles crucial for the human mind to flourish -- and how current education culture
works against them.
In a funny, stirring talk he tells us how to get out of the educational "death valley" we now face, and how to nurture our youngest generations with a climate of possibility.
View it at http://bit.ly/10IJ7e2.
Wounded Warrior Games – The sixth edition brought unprecedented awareness around the world to sitting volleyball, including this article
(http://bit.ly/10gsyqs) on Prince
Harry’s participation in the event. Three-time Olympic Games beach volleyball gold-medalist Misty May-Treanor and U.S. Paralympic Women’s Sitting Volleyball Team silver
medalists Kari Miller and Heather Erickson were also in attendance.
How Will you Measure your Life – Volleyball parent Richard Edleman has a GREAT blog site and this specific blog and title
(http://bit.ly/114UX45), written in advance of his
leaving to his three daughters’ graduations this month, has ideas for coaches and parents alike.
Pattern Interruption in Coaching – Learn how to make your key points stand out and be learned better, and many other tips on coaching in this recent Growing
the Game Together
Books and Movie Suggestions
This is Water – This commencement speech should be a must read/view as well as a book and a movie, but it is not…yet. Still, it is one of the most important
office has seen in a long time… http://bit.ly/114XxXN for the movie version and http://bit.ly/10Q2IWN for the written one.
This article (http://bit.ly/13FO34D) regarding how parents do too much for their children is still timely almost a decade later and so is the website
(http://bit.ly/14JeqWj) which is referenced on the USAV Parent section.