Google is known for all the amenities that it offers to employees at its home office, known as the Googleplex. Not the least of these is their own beach volleyball court. Click here for a view of the court from a satellite, via Google Earth, along with an earthly view that lets you pan around […]
Access Fixtures, a leading manufacturer of sports lighting, has developed an LED lighting package intended for outdoor volleyball. They have determined that the ideal lighting level across a volleyball court is 27.67 foot candles, and their two pole/four light system is designed to provide this light level over the entire court. Access claims an energy […]
We thought that the stories about Americans and Mexicans playing volleyball over the boarder wall was just some sort of urban myth, but this YouTube video shows the real thing. New Olympic sport-Wallyball!
Serious volleyball players know that just regular season practice and competition is not enough if you want to get to the top. Summer volleyball camps are here to fill the void and the season is NOW. Epic sports has a great list of all the camps available to college and high school players this summer. […]
Chinese 9 man volleyball ups the level of physicality in a lot of unexpected ways. This game, called “9 Man” has rules that encourage rough play and violent dunks. Gang blocking is allowed and the game has earned the nickname of “street volleyball” and it is sometimes played on the pavement instead of a polished […]
Google Maps now offers the ultimate search function for hard core volleyball players You can actually locate courts in your area buy using google maps to make the search. Here’s an example.
USA Volleyball in Florida is hoping to develop a beach volleyball complex on Lake Harris that would draw some of the best players in the world. The propsed Lake County facility would bring economic stimulus to the area by attracting USA Volleyball’s 12,000 Florida members as well as players from across the country. The proposal […]
Okay, maybe not the most expensive, but certainly a lot more than the builder expected to spend. The Detroit Free Press reports that a Michigan man, William Colston of Cheasing, built a professional quality sand volleyball court on federal land that had been designated as a preserve for an endangered bird. The land had been […]
The increase in interest for playing volleyball after dark has led to advancements in lightning fixtures for outdoor courts. New fixtures are designed to give greater control of what areas are lit and to reduce light spillage. The are known as “cutoff” fixtures. Incandescent floodlights are being replaced by metal halide and sodium lamps that […]