Author: Marc Bird

Video: The History of Beach Volleyball

How old is beach volleyball? Twenty, fifty years? In fact I think you will be surprised how old is beach volleyball.  The true “birth” of “beach volleyball” apparently began on the beaches of Waikiki Beach in Hawaii, at the Outrigger Canoe Club in 1915. More about history of beach volleyball in...

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10 Things You Learn About Life By Playing Volleyball

I am 100% positive I hit that ball angle inside the block, while facing line, with horrific bangs, skinny legs and giant volleyball knee pads. 100%. Oh goody! A listicle!! What started off as an effort to mock the listicle (a short-form of writing that uses a list as its thematic structure), blossomed into the fruits of my volleyball career slash psychology degrees slash six years experience as a mom. You can hate it or you can love it, but I’m not looking over at the bench on this one. In no particular order here are 10 things you...

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Confirmed! World League Finals 2016 in Poland

FIVB confirmed that Poland will host the 2016 FIVB Volleyball World League Finals. The five-day Finals featuring the top six teams in the 2016 edition of the competition will take place from July 13 to 17.   Twelve teams will play World League Group 1 next year, including the eight teams that took part in 2015 (Australia, Brazil, Iran, Italy, Poland, Russia, Serbia and USA), as well as 2015 World League winners France (who began the competition by finishing top of Group 2) and wild cards Argentina, Belgium and Bulgaria. As in previous Olympic years, the 2016 FIVB Volleyball World League...

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4 Exercises to Keep Your Shoulders Healthy

Healthy shoulders are important for every volleyball player. Pain in shoulder is limiting your performance. What should you do to have shoulder always ready to hit? Read our advices.   It’s thrilling to watch a volleyball player jump high, take aim like a laser and hit a kill so hard that it nearly puts a hole in the gym floor. But all that power and force take a toll on players’ shoulders. Let’s take a look at some common issues related to repetitive hitting, along with some corrective exercises to reduce volleyball shoulder injuries. 1. Tight Posterior Shoulder The...

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