A Message for Players that are Considering Registering for our Spring and Summer Programs

Due to the uncertainty caused by the Covid-19 situation, we cannot guarantee any of our summer programs will run. We also appreciate parents want to plan ahead and reserve spots for summer programs. As a result, we have now set up our system so you may register for any summer program without making payment at this time. By registering you will ... More

A Message to Our Spring Members

Dear Parents: I wanted to reach out to everyone with an update from our club. Covid-19 has turned the world up-side-down and left everyone with a great deal of uncertainty. Although it may be hard to imagine at this time, things will get back to normal again. As you know, we have pushed our Spring programs back to the April 18/19 weekend. If ... More

Pakmen Grads are in a Class Above the Rest

By DAVID WINER Janelle Albert and Jake Gomes have more in common than Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) Player of the Year honors. After outstanding collegiate volleyball seasons for the Fanshawe Falcons and Humber Hawks respectively, they have the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) championships to look forward to ... More

Beach Volleyball Lovers Shudder After Beach Blast Closure

By DAVID WINER Winter became bleaker and lonelier for beach volleyball enthusiasts last month. When Beach Blast closed its doors on Feb. 2, hundreds, if not thousands, of GTA residents were left out in the cold, literally and figuratively. After more than two decades of operation, Toronto's longest-running indoor beach volleyball facili... More

FIVB Implementing a New World Ranking System

The FIVB is implementing a new world ranking system, which is is considered to be more fair and transparent when it comes to seeding teams for qualification tournaments. Below are some of the important details in regards to the new ranking system. The new algorithm will take historical data between competing teams and figure out the probability of ... More

Registration now open for Spring 2020 Volleyball Programs

Registration is now open for all our Spring volleyball programs. We offer programs for boys and girls, 6 to 18 years old, and of all skill levels. We have lessons, leagues and training. We also offer PD Day and March Break Camps. All players in grade 7 to 12 who register for a Spring season program are also invited to attend our Friday ... More

Pakmen volleyball players jumping and blocking

If You Want Better Results, Forget About Setting Goals

By Kelly Smith This is part 2 of a series on the New York Times Bestselling book, Atomic Habits, by James Clear. Click here to read the previous article on this topic. Clear argues that setting goals alone is ineffective and for better results, forget about setting goals and focus on your systems instead. Goals are about the results you want ... More

How to Perform an Underhand Serve in Volleyball – Lesson 4

In this video coach Jessy Satti talks about some key components to the underhand serve. He starts the video talking about the important of foot position, feet should be shoulder width apart in an L shape. Right handed athletes should have their Left foot forward, and right foot back facing the side (left handed servers do the opposite- Right ... More

Basic Volleyball Drills to Do Before the Game

Pakmen Introduces the New Summer High School Volleyball League

We are pleased to announce the Summer High School Volleyball League this summer at Canlan Sportsplex, Mississauga. This is an indoor league, designed for intermediate/advanced high school students looking to play organized volleyball games with youth their own age and skill level. Each 90 minute session will consist of 20 to 20 minutes of warm up ... More

March Break Volleyball Camp

Pakmen will host our 4th annual March Break Volleyball Camp March 16th to March 20th at Canlan Sportsplex Mississauga. This 5 day camp is for boys and girls in grades 5 to 8 of all skill levels. Pakmen’s volleyball camp is designed with the aim of developing volleyball skills, promoting fitness, and most importantly, having fun playing ... More