Wanted: Youth who want to play Volleyball!

Pakmen Volleyball is looking for youth, from 6 yo 18 years old, who want to play in our Fall volleyball programs. Our Fall volleyball programs have started but there is still plenty of time to join and have fun! Registration is still open and all prices have been prorated accordingly to make up for any days that you may have missed. We offer a ... More

Pakmen Volleyball Camp at Canlan Sportsplex

PD Day Camp Friday, Oct 11th

The PD Day Volleyball Camp for 2019 is an indoor volleyball program for boys and girls in grades 3-4, 5-6 and 7-8. Players with all skill levels are welcome at the volleyball camp! No previous experience required! Pakmen’s volleyball camp is designed with the aim of developing volleyball skills, promoting fitness, and most importantly, ... More

Volleyball Canada’s Regional Excellence Program (REP) in Mississauga.

Volleyball Canada is pleased to announce the Regional Excellence Program (REP) in Mississauga. This program will be run in partnership with the Pakmen Volleyball Club, one of only two Volleyball Canada accredited clubs. The REP is a high performance volleyball training program designed specifically to prepare athletes who are committed to the ... More

Supporting your Team Goals

By Alexander Ketrzynski In this short article, I'll be offering my opinion on team goals, and one major factor in achieving them. Before we discuss supporting our team goals, it is first necessary to define the coach's role. This role is comprised of a long list of tasks, which may be encapsulated by two statements: 1. The coach creates and ... More

Basic Volleyball Drills to Do Before the Game

Basic Volleyball Drills to Do Before the Game

It’s fair to say that that the success of a volleyball team depends a lot on players’ preparation. It’s crucial for volleyball players to be well prepared for the match. An athlete should warm up his/her body before the volleyball game or practice properly. This helps athletes prevent different types of volleyball injuries and increase their ... More

Talent is Overrated

By Alexander Ketrzynski I've based this short article on Geoff Calvin's book, Talent is Overrated, and applied its core assertions to volleyball training. "Practice" really does "make perfect." Of all the elements contributing to the ultimate success of athletes, such as physical talent or IQ, the most prominent factor is proven to be the ... More

Volleyball Positioning Techniques – Resting and Ready Positions – Lesson 1

In this video, Pakmen Volleyball lead coach Jessy Satti covers the fundamentals of the resting and the ready position in volleyball. He notes that in the resting position, the feet should be pointing forward and shoulder width apart. The knees should be bent and the hands on the thighs. It is important to keep the shoulders ahead of the knees to ... More

Former Pakmen Star’s Dream of Turning Pro Becomes a Reality

By DAVID WINER Jared Jarvis always dreamt of being a professional athlete. He may have been dunking and three-point shooting for the win in those fantasies, but setting, or spiking for the victory certainly checks most of the boxes. And now, the 23-year-old outside hitter from Vaughan, ON. will live out his dream in Germany's Bundesliga ... More

Pakmen volleyball libero huddling with volleyball team

Volleyball Tryout Tips

Tryouts play a big role in volleyball player’s career and there is no question about this. The reality is tryouts give volleyball players a chance to join their dream team and achieve great success in the future. That’s why it’s so important for an athlete to make a great first impression on a coach and on his/her team during volleyball ... More

Volleyball Tips for Successful Blocking

A blocker plays a very important role in volleyball team’s defence and there is no question about this. The main responsibility of a volleyball blocker is to resist an opponent’s attack. It’s not easy to be a good blocker. In fact, blocking is more than jumping up and keeping your hands up in the air. Obviously, an opposing team’s attacker ... More