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How to Keep Your Body in the Best Shape for Volleyball

Volleyball can definitely take its toll on your body, especially if you practice and play on a regular basis. But with the right strategies, you can keep your body in the best shape possible so you can always play a strong game and defeat your opponents, no matter how good they are. And if you take care of your body, you can more easily take your volleyball skills to new heights and improve your athletic abilities. Check out the tips below to start implementing new tactics that will keep your body in shape and your mind on the game....

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How Massage Can Help Players After a Volleyball Game

If you’re a volleyball player, you already know that the game can cause a variety of injuries and tension throughout your body. But you may not be aware of the many steps that you can take to help your body heal after a tough game. One of the ways that volleyball players can find relief after a game is by getting a massage from an expert therapist who uses equipment from reputable companies like therapyessentials.co.uk. To learn about why massage is so useful for volleyball athletes, continue reading to get to know more about the many benefits that massage...

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Newcomers, Vets Combine on World League Roster

 An outside hitter from the 2014 U.S. Boys’ Youth Team  and a setter with a gold medal recommendation are two of the players making their debut on USA Volleyball’s 25-man preliminary roster for the 2015 FIVB World League. The FIVB World League is an annual competition in which the top men’s national teams from around the world battle through six weekends of pool play in hopes of qualifying for the Final Round and winning a check for $1 million. The U.S. Men are the defending World League champions. Coaches can select 14 players (with two liberos) from the 25-man...

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How a dream in green came true?

Or just Teteven Volley Is there a person who really inspires me? Recently I ask myself this question so often. And especially in the days around the holidays when everyone takes stock. Well, the situation with me is a bit different … Because the people (not only one single person), whom I am going to talk about, constantly evolve, struggling to reach the cherished goal, having achieved so much not only in the area where they “create” (I think that is the right word – because somehow they’re creating happiness for others), but also in their professional life. These are positive people, from which...

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Anatomy of a Volleyball Player

Volleyball may be a mostly non-contact sport, but that doesn’t mean its players aren’t at extreme risk for a plethora of injuries.   Due to the constant swift movements, as well as the often awkward landings and slides, players can incur a game-changing injury in mere seconds. Once these injuries occur, it’s not unusual for surgery or extensive periods of rehabilitation to take place, removing the player from the game for extended periods of time or indefinitely. Once an injury has occurred, it is not uncommon for it to reoccur in the future. The location of the injury becomes...

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