Volleyball Has A Language All Its Own

On October 29, 2012, in volleyball rules, volleyball tips, volleyball training, by admin

If you want to be taken seriously as a volleyball player (or a fan), you need to speak the language. Before you take to the court, take the vocabulary test. Here is a list of the terms you’ll need to know.

 

Pack The Place In Pink Raises Breast Cancer Awareness

On October 26, 2012, in high school volleyball, volleyball fundraisers, by admin

Montana school volleyball teams lead the nation in a breast cancer awareness promotion called “Pack The Place In Pink”. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Montana volleyball players are using special games both to raise awareness and raise funds that go directly to cancer patients. This is the sixth year that teams have taken […]

 

Leg Strength Exercises Will Get You Over The Top

On October 25, 2012, in volleyball tips, volleyball training, by admin

Volleyball conditioning matters for every part of the body, but everything else takes a back seat to leg strength. Before you take to the court, spend a few minutes with these leg exercise tips provided by the AVCA.

 

Will Basketball Follow Volleyball’s Lead?

On October 24, 2012, in College Teams, NCAA Women's Volleyball, volleyball rules, by admin

A lot of casual fans of women’s college sports are not aware that the net height for women’s volleyball is seven inches shorter than the height used for men’s play.  This disparity in thenet regulations is given much of the credit for the level of action and competitiveness in the women’s version of the game. […]

 

What’s A Volleyball Made From?

On October 24, 2012, in volleyball manufacturing, by admin

Ever wonder what a volleyball is made from.  E How has the answer. Needless to say, the standard all white color is a thing of the past.

 

Carolina’s Neunfeldt Co-ACC Player of The Week

On October 23, 2012, in College Teams, NCAA Women's Volleyball, by admin

The Atlantic Coast Conference has named Tar Heel middle blocker Paige Neunenfeldt co-player of the week for the week of October 22. Neunfeldt, a freshman from Birmingham, MI, helped lead Carolina to victories over Maryland and Boston College on the volleyball court. The Tar Heels are now 8-3 in conference play.

 

Wake Forest Coach Takes Cancer Fight To The Court

On October 22, 2012, in College Teams, NCAA Women's Volleyball, volleyball fundraisers, by admin

Wake Forest University volleyball coach Heather Kahl Holmes is battling breast cancer in a very public way. Her Demon Deacons women’s team competed in this weekend’s “Dig For The Cure” macth to raise funds for the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation. You can read more about Holmes cancer battle and see some pictures […]

 

New York City Parks Add Volleyball Court Search Online

On October 18, 2012, in unique volleyball courts, volleyball tips, by admin

The New York City Parks Dept. has a new tool for those seeking a place to play volleyball. They now offer a search function to let you locate a volleyball court close to your location, based on zip code. Once you locate a court, you can then search permits that may have been already issued […]

 

USA Volleyball Joins Effort To Limit Concussions

On October 17, 2012, in USA Volleyball, volleyball training, by admin

Following the the steps of football and other contact sports, USA Volleyball has joined in the national sports initiative to identify and prevent concussions. Awareness that concern for head injuries needs to extend to the volleyball court, USAVB is working with the Center For Disease Control to develop and distribute tools to coaches, parents and […]

 

What Fashionable Players Will Be Wearing This Fall

On October 16, 2012, in new technology, volleyball uniforms, by admin

Savvy passers will take to the court this season wearing “Volleze”, special “sleeves” designed to take some of the sting out of digging or passing a spiked shot. Volleze are designed to give the forearms a little extra protection, and are particularly useful in drills where the player works on the same move over and […]

 

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