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  1. Paula Richie says:

    I think that is a good point. Mental training often gets neglected.

    1. Hi Paula Richie, thanks for your comment. Glad you found the tips in this post relatable. It’s true and people are starting to realize the importance of mental training for playing not only volleyball but any sporting activity in general.

  2. I’d love to have a go at Volleyball one day (although I’m super short). These tips will definitely come in handy if I do get the chance though 🙂

    1. Hi Lou, thanks for your comment. Very happy to know that you want to give volleyball a go when you get a chance. The skill level of the player matters rather than how tall they are so being short isn’t a problem for playing volleyball. All the very best!

  3. I always enjoy reading your helpful advice when it comes to Volleyball! I look forward to seeing what you put out next, thanks for sharing this.

    1. Hi Luna S, thanks for your appreciative comment. Glad you found the tips in the posts enjoyable to read.

  4. This is so smart! My son did things very similar to this when he was off from basketball to stay on point.

    1. Hi Claudia, thanks for your comment. Glad you found the tips in this post helpful. Very happy to know that your son followed the same things when he had a basketball off season.

  5. I think you’re totally right as I feel the mental aspects are actually so important in all sports. A really interesting article with some great tips too, thanks for sharing!

    1. Hi Ginger, thanks for your thoughtful comment and kind words. Glad you found the tips in this post relatable to not only volleyball but for other sports as well.

  6. I must admit that I have never played volleyball. You have provided great suggestions to keep busy and sharp during the off season. Helpful article!

    1. Hi Victoria, thanks for your encouraging comment. Glad you found the information in this post helpful. Although you haven’t played volleyball, you’ve mentioned in one of your comments that you enjoy watching the sport.

  7. These are some amazing tips you shared. It’s so important to stay active even if it’s an off season.

    1. Hi Khush, thanks for your encouraging comment. Glad you found the tips in this post helpful. When a player is active during the off season, they’ll be able to reintegrate themselves easily back into the court once the next season starts.

  8. I didn’t know there was an off season in volleyball, these are really helpful tips on using your time wisely

    1. Hi Jenny, thanks for your comment. Glad you found the tips in this post helpful. Yes, volleyball too has an off season like most sports.

  9. Nikki Wayne says:

    These are all great tips and helpful. I’ll surely share this information to my volleyball player friends.

    1. Hi Nikki Wayne, thanks for your comment. Glad you found the tips in this post helpful. Thanks for sharing it with your volleyball player friends as well!

  10. These are some great tips! And I strongly feel these apply to any sport…relax, regenerate, and practice consistently resonated with me!

    1. Hi Mayuri, thank you very much for your encouraging comment. Glad you found the tips in this post useful for people playing other sports as well.

  11. I think some people forget that volleyball is not only physical but requires a lot of mental power as well. Great tips for off season!

    1. Hi Maryanne, thanks for your thoughtful comment. I completely agree that volleyball requires both physical and mental power to play for a long time. Glad you found the tips from this post helpful.

  12. This is a completely new territory for me, but I do see cross-overs between this sport and dance. Taking a rest day for dancers is important as well. Thanks for sharing!

    1. Hi JRC, thanks for your comment. Glad you found relevance between volleyball and dancing.

  13. Thank you for sharing these valuable insights on staying on track during the off-season as a volleyball player! I’m eager to learn more about the specific tip you’ll be discussing in your upcoming post. It’s inspiring to know that there are numerous opportunities to enhance skills and address weaknesses even outside the competitive season. Looking forward to your next installment!

    1. Hi Sue-Tanya Mchorgh, thank you so very much for your encouraging comment. Glad you are able to learn some things from this post. Happy playing volleyball!

  14. I agree that resting and relaxing is very much needed but as you say, you still need to stay focused on the volleyball too and keep fit.

    1. Hi Yeah Lifestyle, thanks for your thoughtful comment. Glad you are able to resonate with the post.

  15. Solid advice on the mental game during the off-season. 💆‍♂️ Taking time to rest and recharge is often overlooked, but your insights on how it benefits both the body and mind are spot on. 👌 The emphasis on staying engaged with moderate training and strategic drills is a game-changer. 🏐

    1. Hi Kat, thank you very much for your comment. Glad you found the tips in this post helpful.

  16. Volleyball was not my sport, I’m just too short! I know as a former powerlifter, recovery is very important! Great tips here.

    1. Hi Heather, thanks for your comment. Glad you found the tips in this post helpful. I am so happy to know that you are a former powerlifter. Hight isn’t a factor in playing certain volleyball positions.

  17. Melanie E says:

    I haven’t played volleyball in a long time. As you said, resting doesn’t mean slacking. You need to continue playing to keep on top of fitness and it’s also fun to play.

    1. Hi Melanie E, thanks for your comment. Glad you resonated with the post. Very happy to know that you played volleyball.

  18. Taking full advantage of that break is so crucial for returning rejuvenated. Great tips and insight on how to use off-season to recharge and get back on track. Totally applicable to all fields of sports.

    1. Hi Tammy, thanks for your thoughtful comment. Glad you resonated with the tips in this post.

  19. Stephanie says:

    As always, great information on this site for volleyball players. I appreciate you also giving the information in a video – it makes it easy to share with the kids.

    1. Hi Stephanie, thanks for your comment. Glad you found the tips helpful in this post.

  20. A good mentality is honestly such an advantage with sports. That goes with physical as well! Balance is super important!!

    1. Hi Lavanda, thanks for your comment. Glad you resonated with the tips in this post.

      1. This is a great post! I haven’t seen a lot of information on what to do in the off-season, so this was helpful and refreshing. Sharing this post with my daughter!

        1. Hi Heather, thanks for your comment. Glad you found the post helpful. Yes, there isn’t much info out their when it comes to what to do in the off season as a volleyball player and that’s precisely why, I put together this post. Thanks a lot for sharing it with your daughter!

  21. I think this might apply to any sport during off season, am I right. Yes you need to rest and recover but also stay in the game sort of speak, maybe learn new strategies, no?

    1. Hi Karen, thanks for your thoughtful comment. You are 200% right and I totally agree with your points!

  22. This is such a great post and is important to discuss the time when it is off season as much as during the games season

    1. Hi Samantha Donnelly, thanks for your comment. Glad you resonated with the post.

  23. Marie Cris Angeles says:

    Thank you for always giving us very helpful tips. My sister love to read your post always.

    1. Hi Marie Cris Angeles, thanks a ton for your encouraging comment. Very glad to know that you resonated with the post and your sister love to read it. Thanks for your continuous support as well!

  24. At times I used to play Volleyball during the gym lessons in school, but not that often. I wasn’t any good at it

    1. Hi Renata Feyen, thanks for your comment. Very happy to know that you played volleyball during your school days.

  25. It really is so important to keep you mind on the game in the off season to prepare you for playing again. Also keeping fit throughout is good for your body and your mind!

    1. Hi Yeah Lifestyle, thanks for your thoughtful comment. Glad you resonated with the tips in this post.

  26. I really appreciate these volleyball tips! I am completely new to the sport so it was interesting to learn about the off season and these helpful tips.

    1. Hi Lisa, thanks for your comment. Glad you resonated with the tips in this post.

  27. Rest is a crucial component for every individual, whether they are an athlete or not. Prioritizing adequate rest is essential for overall well-being and optimal performance, regardless of one’s level of physical activity.

    1. Hi Lani, thanks for your thoughtful comment. I completely agree with your points! Glad you resonated with the post.

  28. Stephanie says:

    Excellent information for me to share with my kids who are volleyball players. I like you addressed the mental aspect as well as the physical.

    1. Hi Stephanie, thanks for your comment. Glad you found the info in this post helpful. Very happy to know that your kids are volleyball players. Convey my best wishes to them!

  29. These are excellent tips. It only makes sense that you’d want to stay active and keep your skills sharp.

    1. Hi Beth, thanks for your wonderful comment. Glad you found the info in this post helpful. By staying active during the off season, volleyball players will be able to reintegrate themselves easily on the court when the following season starts.

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