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Winning Volleyball for Girls, Third Edition
  • Authored by: Deborah W. Crisfield and John J. Monteleone; Foreword by Maria Nolan, Co-coach, Varsity Girls Volleyball, Immaculate Heart Academy, Washington Township, NJ
  • From the Series: Winning Sports For Girls
  • Trim Size: 7-3/8 x 9-1/4
  • ISBN-10: 0816077207
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-8160-7720-5
  • Status: In Stock
  • List Price: $39.50
  • Imprint: Chelsea House
  • Published: 12/01/2009
  • Dewey Number: 796.325
  • Reading Level: Grades 6-12
  • Pages: 208


More than 14 million girls and women play volleyball, making it the top women's participation sport in the United States. Winning Volleyball for Girls, Third Edition provides all the information young players need to succeed on the court.

Covering the history of the game as well as exercises for training and conditioning, this revised and updated title gives chapter-by-chapter coverage of all aspects of the game, from putting a team together and planning practices to serving, blocking, and spiking on the court. This guide now features full-color photographs with real high school athletes demonstrating proper playing techniques, as well as detailed diagrams, new exercises and drills, and updates to reflect current terminology and rules.

Chapters include:

  • Training
  • The Serve Receive or Forearm Pass
  • The Set or Two-Hand Overhead Pass
  • The Serve 
  • The Spike
  • The Block
  • Offense
  • Individual Defense
  • Defensive Play
  • Transition.


Full-color photographs and diagrams. Glossary. Further resources. Index.

About the Author(s)

Deborah W. Crisfield is a freelance writer, editor, and sports coach for elementary, junior high and high school teams. A former soccer player, she currently resides in Summit, New Jersey.
John J. Monteleone is a writer, editor, and sports clinician who is Seton Hall University’s only two-sport All-America athlete in baseball and soccer. He lives in Pennington, New Jersey.
Foreword author Maria Nolan is co-coach of varsity girls' Volleyball at Immaculate Heart Academyin Washington Township, New Jersey.

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