How to Perform Volley Passing in Volleyball – Lesson 3

In this video Pakmen coach Jessy Satti talks about the important aspects of the volley pass. The athlete should be in a good ready position, and once they identify the ball is high enough to volley they get their feet underneath the ball and shoot their hands above their head, creating a diamond shape with the hands. Coach Satti stresses that ... More

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Tips to Help Volleyball Players Stay Healthy During Quarantine 

by Pakmen Research Staff Undoubtedly, the breakout of COVID 19 impacts different aspects of our lives. The spread of this virus is a problem for all sports. The outbreak means a pause for athletes that will negatively affect their sport career. This pandemic restricts involvement in volleyball in several ways. Developing volleyball skills ... More

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What Volleyball is Best to Buy?

By Pakmen Volleyball research staff Volleyball is a fascinating sport that gains popularity all over the world. The game is incredibly popular among men and women. The game of volleyball suits athletes of all ages and skill levels. Volleyball is on rise in Canada and in other parts of the world. Many people play volleyball professionally. If ... More

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Tips for Beginners to Get Started with Volleyball

By Pakmen Volleyball Research Staff Volleyball is an interesting game that is gaining in different parts of the world and brings people together of all ages. Men and women as well as boys and girls choose to play volleyball. Like any other sports, volleyball has its own rules. The game of volleyball is played by two teams. Each volleyball ... More

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Volleyball Training During Quarantine

By Pakmen Volleyball Research Staff Unfortunately, the outbreak of coronavirus has a huge negative impact on all kinds of sport. A break in volleyball training will negatively impact the performance of athletes on the court. Athletes have to adapt for quarantine. It’s incredibly important for volleyball players to stay active during this ... 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

By Pakmen Research Staff 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 ... More

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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 Pakmen Volleyball Club 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 ... More