Lean Thinking and Systems Applied to Volleyball – Global Lean Network

Nikola Dimitrov is a former Bulgarian professional volleyball and equestrian player turned lean consultant and volleyball coach. At the 2021 Global Lean Connection conference, he shares his insights into why Lean can be applied to playing and coaching volleyball.

He says that sports teams are similar to businesses and organizations because the both have goals and objectives, need to change and solve challenges, and work in a team environment.

He used methods like video (data) analysis, daily huddles, 5 Why’s, benchmarking, waste analysis, fishbone diagrams, visual management and many other methods.

You can watch the video below, or go to the video on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gzUGAaov6H0