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Communication in Volleyball

By Allison Douglas Every volleyball athlete has experienced that moment on the court where a ball drops in the middle of two people and they just look at each other. Then we wonder why it happened in the first place. It’s not like anyone wanted to lose the point, so why did we lose a point off of something as simple as a free ball landing in ... More

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Conor McGregor = No Talent

by Zayd Diz In the wake of UFC mixed martial artist fighter,  Conor McGregor’s exclamation  that he has not an ounce of talent and that talent  ceased to exist in the wild world of sports. This statement was born after he was bestowed the title of UFC Mixed Martial Artist Champion. This statement has sparked some heavy discussion. The main ... More

Another Talentless NBA All-Star Weekend…

By Asad Raza Down at the ACC centre recently, the NBA held one of its most prestigious events, the 2016 all-star game. For a full 48 minutes, the best players in the league raced up and down the court performing massive dunks and spectacular alley-oop plays in front of the thousands of cheering basketball fans. It was a truly spectacular ... More

How to be a Good Teammate

By Allison Douglas Ms. Pakmen 14u Volleyball is one of the greatest team sports of all time, but what exactly makes a good teammate? There are many different opinions on this topic.  After playing for a few years now, both beach and indoor, I have seen some incredible chemistry between players that has ultimately led to great success.  Each ... More

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Volleyball Nutrition 101

By: Reid Hall Strength and Conditioning Coach Most volleyball players have a hard time understanding how important nutrition is on performance because they have NEVER had a healthy diet. An athlete with a bad diet is like owning an expensive car, giving it the lowest grade fuel and not taking it in for regular oil checks, ... More