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Volleyball performance metrics on FieldLevel
Volleyball performance metrics on FieldLevel

How performance metrics can transform your volleyball profile on FieldLevel

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Written by Jake Schirm
Updated over a week ago

In this article, we’ll explore the new performance metrics feature on FieldLevel for volleyball. Understanding and leveraging these metrics can significantly enhance your profile, making it a more effective tool in your journey toward recruitment.

The benefits of performance metrics

Performance metrics provide a detailed snapshot of your abilities, offering a comprehensive way to showcase your skills to college coaches. By adding these metrics to your profile, you articulate your strengths and progression, demonstrating to college coaches that you can compete at the next level.

Key metrics for volleyball

Here’s a breakdown of the specific metrics for volleyball you can include in your FieldLevel profile and why they matter:

  • Wingspan: Measures the arm span of a player from tip to tip, used to gauge blocking and hitting potential.

  • Standing reach: The height a player can reach without jumping, important for understanding blocking abilities and initial jump height.

  • Block jump: The maximum height a player reaches when jumping to block, indicating blocking effectiveness.

  • Vertical jump: Measures the height an athlete can reach, jumping vertically from a standstill, assessing overall athleticism and explosiveness.

  • Approach jump: The height reached when jumping off a running start, crucial for spiking and defensive moves.

  • Hitting %: Percentage of successful hits versus attempts, indicating precision and effectiveness in scoring.

  • Blocks per set: Average number of blocks made per set, showcasing defensive skills.

  • Attacks per set: The average number of attacks a player performs per set, reflecting offensive activity.

  • Digs per set: Indicates the number of times a player retrieves the ball from a difficult shot, measuring defensive prowess.

  • Aces per set: The average number of serve aces per set, demonstrating serve effectiveness.

  • Assists per set: Reflects the average number of assists a player makes per set, which is important for setters and overall playmaking.

  • Serve speed: The speed of a player’s serve, used to assess the power and difficulty for opponents to return.

  • Serve receive rating: Measures a player's ability to effectively receive and handle serves, which is crucial for setting up offensive plays.

How to add performance metrics to your profile

  1. Log in to your FieldLevel profile.

  2. Navigate to the "Performance" section.

  3. Select "Add Metric" or "Update Metric" to update existing metrics.

  4. Fill in your metrics with the most recent and accurate information.

  5. Don’t forget to save your changes.

  6. Verify your metric.

Adding these metrics to your FieldLevel profile provides a detailed account of your skill and significantly improves your chances of getting noticed by college coaches. Remember, your profile is your first impression—make it count with comprehensive and compelling data.

Please contact our support team for any assistance or if you have further questions about updating your performance metrics.

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