Pre-Convention Seminar

Pre-Convention Seminar: Lessons Learned in the Olympic Games – International Insights to Improve Team Play and Player Performance (Mateflex Court 3 & GCCC C160 – 162)
Wednesday, December 14, 9:30 a.m. – Noon & 1:30 – 4 p.m. (John Speraw & Tom Black)
Friday, December 16, 1:15 – 2:15 p.m. (Giovanni Guidetti)
Featured Speakers:
John Speraw, USAV Men’s Team Head Coach
Tom Black, USAV Women’s Team Assistant Coach
Giovanni Guidetti*, Netherlands Women’s Team Head Coach

*Please note due to his travel schedule Giovanni Guidetti’s portion of the pre-convention seminar will take place 1:15 – 2:15 p.m. on Friday, December 16.

Join three coaches of 2016 Olympic teams as they share what they learned in Rio, how the game is played at the highest level and what that means for your team. Each speaker will analyze the performance of their team, break down offensive and defensive strategies, and highlight technical/tactical changes. Our speakers will then discuss the impact the Rio Olympics might have on how the game is coached and played in the United States. Coaches from every level will leave this presentation with new ideas gathered from international play that can improve the performance of your team and players.



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