Author: Jiri Popelka

Volleyball Knee Pads for Youth

The need for knee pads in the game of volleyball cannot be overemphasised. Commonly found among youth volleyball players, the use of volleyball knee pads is essential because they help to reduce a player’s chance of sustaining a knee injury. With just only a thin layer of muscle and skin over the patella or kneecap, the knee barely has any protection of its own. It is important to note that there is no much cushion to prevent youth players from breaking their patella bone or even pushing it out of place especially when they fall on a bended knee....

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First International Veteran Volleyball Tournament taking place in the Czech Republic

International Veteran Volleyball Tournament 2017 will be held for the first time in the Czech Republic in the city of Ostrava from 29.6. to 2.7. 2017. The tournament is under the auspices of Czech Volleyball Federation and Middle European Volleyball Zonal Association, and is organized by recently established organization IVVA – Veteran Volleyball. Players have the opportunity to create their own volleyball teams and participate in various different age categories: men – (35-40, 41-45, 46-50, 51-55, 56-60, 60+), women – (35-45, 46+). “Age is no handicap” is the fundamental idea of the tournament. The main objective is to unite the...

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5 Simple Ways To Relax After Your Volleyball Game

You know that relaxed body is important for your volleyball performane. Here are 5 simple ways to relax after your volleyball game or practise. Do some stretching First of all, it is advisable to do some stretching after the game. This will help to release all the tension from your body especially from the muscles. It will help your muscles relax. Another great benefit of doing some stretching after your volleyball game is enhanced flexibility. This makes all your muscles very flexible. Some of them would be a little stiff because of the effect of the game. So, a...

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Tips on Choosing Knee Pads for Volleyball

Knees are one of the most commonly injured body parts, especially for athletes. Many great careers end because of some kind of knee injury. Which is why it is extremely important to take good care of your knees and provide enough protection and support to them. The possibility of a knee injury for volleyball players, in particular, is much higher than athletes of other sport’s disciplines, so they are ought to wear knee pads during all games and practices without exceptions. And if you are a budding volleyball pro as well, or just like to play the sport as...

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The Longest Volleyball Games in History

More sets and more points mean longer volleyball game. I think you know this. BUT which are the longest volleyball games in volleyball history? First of all let’s speak about scoring in volleyball. How Volleyball is Scored In casual volleyball games, it is generally played so that the first team to 15 points is the winner. However, Olympic volleyball involves the best of five sets in order to determine the winning team. The first 4 sets require the teams to play until one reaches 25 points. Further, there has to be a minimum lead of 2 points in order to...

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