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Familiarise Yourself with The Volleyball Revolution

The International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) intends to revolutionise volleyball in 2017 by introducing several new rules to the game. The plans were first proposed back in February, but aren’t going to be tested until the end of August at both U23 World Championships in Slovenia and Egypt. But, while the rules of the game may be changing, the way you should be betting on it isn’t – make sure you’re aware of the matchedbets.com method if you want to make money watching volleyball. If all goes to plan – the idea is to make the sport more attractive to...

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Canberra Will Host Women’s Group 3 World Grand Prix Finals

The increasing popularity of volleyball in Australia is highlighted in Volleyball’s world governing body, the FIVB, having confirmed Australia will host some major international events over the coming weeks. To begin with there’s the FIVB Volleyball World League taking place on Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th June, at the Gold Coast Sports & Leisure Centre (Carrara). That’s followed by the women’s Group 3 World Grand Prix finals being held in Canberra on July 22nd – 23rd, which highlights the capital’s growing importance in the game. For the final round, the host team (Australia) plus the top three ranked teams...

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What Can We Read From Volleyball Statistics?

In the modern, technological environment that we live in statistics play a huge part in our day to day lives. People make huge decisions each day based purely on statistical data. These decisions can be business or social based, but one thing’s for sure, rarely is a decision made in 2017 without some sort of statistical analysis being involved. One area in which statistics are most prominent is sport. There are a number of companies out there who made a large amount of money by purely tracking and analysing statistics. Take Opta for example. Opta provide data and analysis...

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Importance of Water During Volleyball Practice

Keeping hydrated is a crucial part of training in any form. Without proper hydration your body is unable to perform at its maximum; and even more importantly, if you fail to keep hydrated you could end up doing some real damage to your body. If you allow yourself to become dehydrated then both your physical and mental state can deteriorate rapidly. This can often bring lasting after effects. What is dehydration? With water making up nearly two thirds of the human body it clearly plays a huge part in the way that we function. The water within our bodies...

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What Can Volleyball Players Learn From Other Sports?

Volleyball is a sport that demands responsiveness, athleticism and a well practiced set of skills such as passing, setting and hitting. It takes more than a few hours on the court and a strong physique to master volleyball, and up and coming players at all levels are always looking to improve their game. Studying other sports can help you to gain an understanding of how to become better at volleyball. Basketball – Basketball requires one major ability that is crucial to the success of a volleyball team: jumping. A volleyball player must contend with a 7-8ft net. Being able to...

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