Mr. Bombastic: Wilfredo Leon

He is the biggest volleyball talent in a sequence of generations full of unbelievable players. Leonel Marshall. Osmany Juantorena. Robertlandy Simon. Yoandy Leal. Just like them all he fled from the Cuban political regime in order to ensure future for himself. The...

The Canadian Premier League heads into year three!

The Premier League is Canada’s first indoor Professional Volleyball League, competing through June and July each summer. Athletes 18+ from all over the world can register for the Athlete Draft that selects players to one of 8 teams in both Toronto and Calgary. To...

Volleyball Explained: What happens in Rotation 5?

After the previous articles which were devoted to the organization of the game in rotations 2, 3 and 4 where a team relies on only two attackers in front row, let’s make a step further and examine rotation 5 in which the life of the setter seems to be easier (at least...

Open Letter! Financial Problems in Iran

As counsels to various international volleyball players and coaches, we take the liberty to highlight growing concerns regarding (lack of) financial compliance and malpractice which is increasingly damaging the viability of the Fédération Internationale de...

New Nikola, New Hope for Serbia

19 yearsago Yugoslavia won the Olympic gold after smashing the Russian team 3:0 in the big final. They have been led by players like Goran Vujevic, Ivan Miljkovic, Vladimir Grbic and of course – his brother, the legendary Nikola Grbic, maybe the greatest playmaker in...

World Volleyball Coaches Show 2019 Will Feature 3 Stars

Second edition of World volleyball coaches show will offer absolutely the best not only from men´s volleyball but it will concentrate on women´s volleyball too. For the first time, we will offer coaching classes and mentoring. The unique conference with world renowned...

Serve hard, play hard: Aaron Russell

US Sport is famous with basketball, ice hockey, baseball, American football. The business overseas invest unimaginable amount of money in these sports where the professional leagues gather the best players from the whole world. In comparison volleyball isn’t one of...

Volleyball Explained: What happens in Rotation 4?

The next rotation in our “needs to be examined” list is Rotation 4. What do we have to take into account when the setter is in position 4 on a volleyball court? This is probably the most difficult volleyball rotation in terms of understanding, especially for beginners...

The Quiet Leader: Lukas Kampa

The main setter of the German national team Lukas Kampa is surely not one of the biggest stars on the volleyball court, although he has been pronounced “Best setter” during the World Championship 2014 in Poland where Germany won the bronze medal after a great run and...

Volleyball Explained: What happens in Rotation 3?

After the details of rotations 1 and 2 have been analyzed in previous two articles, it is time to make the same exercise also with rotation 3 which has its substantial specifics too. From the perspective of the receiving team the setter has the usual options on...

Who Will Win the 2019 FIVB World Cup?

It’s hard to believe that it has been nearly four years since the last FIVB World Cup. Anyone who saw USA beat Italy to become to become the men’s volleyball World Cup champions will know how this tournament always produces the goods. And there will be plenty of...

Design & Wear – Special Volleyball Uniform

Uniforms of Volleyball game develop logic of unity, pride and team spirit in between fans and team players. These are not just planned for easily distinguishing between teams on the field but even assist in making individuality for a team. A uniform is the only way...

Difference between Beach and Snow Volleyball

There are many different options of playing Volleyball, whether it be inside or outside for example. Beach and snow volleyball are also popular options, so what are the differences between each? Volleyball as a sport is continuing to rise in popularity as many of you...