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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

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

Boys Volleyball is the fastest growing Sport in North America

Boys Volleyball is the fastest growing Sport in North America

The popularity of boys volleyball has been growing like no other sport throughout North America over the past decade, up 29% in US high schools and 79% in NCCA sport programs. Boys volleyball and volleyball in general continues to grow in Ontario where it has replaced soccer as the choice sport in elementary school house league/intramural ... More

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Do you love volleyball as much as us? If you answered yes, then you're a perfect match for our affiliate program. Pakmen's new affiliate program is open and we're accepting a limited amount of registrations to test it out. We're looking for local bloggers or personalities that would love to spread the word about Pakmen in the GTA. If you ... More

What Can You Learn by Playing Volleyball?

By Pakmen Research Staff The game of volleyball is a unique, interesting, enjoyable, challenging and very versatile. Volleyball is a sport like no other. Athletes can learn a lot by playing the game of volleyball. In fact, you can acquire different values by playing the game of volleyball. If you are about to begin your journey to the sport ... More

Serving up some Education on Volleyball and Concussions

Serving up some Education on Volleyball and Concussions

Concussion education and prevention strategies generally focuses on athletes who play high risk sports such as football and hockey. However, recent studies show even non-contact sports, such as volleyball are seeing a rise in concussions. What are the most common ways volleyball players get concussed? How can we prevent them? What should you do if ... 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

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Volleyball Tryout Tips

by Pakmen Volleyball Research Staff 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 ... More