Six-Time Provincial Champs Still Winners in Post-Secondary School Careers

By DAVID WINER Six-time OVA Provincial champions during their Mississauga Pakmen club careers, last year's U18 graduates haven't forgotten how to win. What they have learned is there's more than one way to judge success. During their five years with the Pakmen, Jordan Figueira, Alex Reiner, Andrew Smondulak, Jonathan Reid, Parvir Jhajj ... More

Register now for our Spring Volleyball Programs

Our Spring programs have begun but there is still time to join in on the fun.  Online registration is open and the fees have been pro-rated. We offer a wide variety of programs for girls and boys ranging from learn to play programs to leagues and training. To learn more about our programs, please visit a link before or contact us (905) ... More

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Pakmen Girls Are a Big Hit at the University Level

By DAVID WINER Every year the Mississauga Pakmen Volleyball Club bids farewell to its graduates as they prepare for the next chapter in their lives. And much like high schools, the Pakmen attempt to ready their U18 players for what lies ahead. They are, after all, the club's ambassadors to the outside world. A well-rounded, mature player ... More

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With Eyes on the Present, 18U Girls Look to the Future

It's Monday night in Mississauga. Deep in the heart of the suburbs, a group of grade 12 girls clusters outside a nondescript middle school, laughing, chattering, on their phones. But these girls look taller than average, and stronger. They're clad in sweatshirts, track pants, socks and sandals in spite of the cold. Volleyball wear. It's practice ... More

Navreet Singh Suhan of Pakmen Volleyball

Pakmen’s Blocking Machine Makes 4 Consecutive Blocks

Navreet Singh Suhan of Pakmen Volleyball Club makes 4 blocks in a row to help his team win Tier 1 Gold at the McGregor Cup held in Ottawa recently. The 17 year old, 6'6" middle blocker is the team captain and is being heavily recruited by several Ontario universities. It's not hard to see why... More

Web designer Raj Dhaliwal keeps Pakmen on line and in the news

By DAVID WINER Not many years ago a sports club's lifeblood was colored in blue. Lots, and lots of blue. The more ink freshly dried on registration forms directly translated into the strength and vitality of the organization in the sheer numbers of youngsters taking to the court, field, pool, and ice rink. But, to paraphrase a Bob Dylan ... More

Internationally renowned coach heading up Pakmen’s Elite Beach Training Program

By DAVID WINER Imagine the NHL's Mike Babcock standing behind the bench of your son's Don Mills Flyers Peewee hockey team; the NBA's Gregg Popovich drawing up plays for your Caledon Cougars Midget girls basketball team; or Bill Belichick patrolling the sidelines for your child's Mississauga Football League Atom team. That, in essence, is ... More

Volleyball Drills for Defence

In the sport of volleyball as well as in many other sports offensive players traditionally attract more attention of fans. However, it is important to know that the success of the volleyball team also depends on its defense so much. That means that defenders also play a key role during the game. Obviously, every volleyball team must have strong ... More

Prevention of Volleyball Injuries

Volleyball is a fairly safe non-contact sport. However, it still involves a high amount of training, with intense explosive movements, which puts athletes at risk for overuse and acute injuries. Roughly 20% of volleyball players will suffer an injury at some point in their career. Luckily, the three most common injuries can be prevented with ... More

How to Prevent Volleyball Injuries

There is no question that injuries are a big problem for every athlete. When volleyball players get injured they often need to take a break from training. Clearly, injured volleyball players can’t participate in matches as well. It may take a volleyball player weeks (or even months) to recover from injuries. Obviously, injuries negatively affect ... More