Clinician: Mike Sealy head women’s volleyball coach at UCLA
Purpose: To share the logic behind game strategy decisions
How it works: In this question and answer session, hear Mike Sealy’s responses to questions from coaches. The answers reflect the training techniques and game strategies he has used with his teams at UCLA. Topics range from blocking strategies, swing blocking pros and cons and perimeter defense strategies. Regarding blocking, he says the following: “You can have a great blocking team and not touch a ball all night, just making sure you are channeling balls to the defender you want it to go to.” He also talks about the benefits of being a ball-control team. As it relates to game strategy decisions, Sealy emphasizes the importance of knowing your players and their strengths so they are positioned for success.