PAKMEN 12U girls, pre-season practice, Nov 2017


Interesting Facts About Volleyball

Volleyball is a popular team sport with a rich history. A lot of people around the world play the game of volleyball these days. According to the latest FIVB World Rankings, volleyball is particularly popular sport in such countries as Brazil, United States, China, Russia, Germany, Russia, Italy, Poland, Serbia, Germany, ... More

Pakmen U15 Gold working hard – Mississauga 2017


Greatest Men’s Volleyball Players of All Time

The world of volleyball knows a lot of great players. Alessandro Fei, Andrea Giani, Gavin Schmitt, Giba, Facundo Conte, Karch Kiraly, Mateusz Mika, Max Holt, Pavel Kruglov, Ricardo Lucarelli, Srecko Lisinac are some of the best players who really need no introduction in the world of volleyball. Each of these athletes makes ... More

The Role of Mental Toughness in the Sport of Volleyball

Most volleyball players generally think that they should only focus on physical practise to improve their skills and performance on the court. According to their opinions, the longer and harder they do volleyball practices – the better! Apparently, that’s not true. In fact, athletes must be prepared for volleyball ... More

Warm-up Drills for Volleyball

Before the volleyball match or training players have to warm-up the whole body properly. It is worth noting that warm-up is vital to successful games. That’s why volleyball players should never neglect warm-up exercises and drills. A lot of studies have found that warming up provides players with many important ... More

History of Men’s Volleyball in the Olympic Games

Volleyball is the sport that has a long and interesting history. The history of volleyball began 120 years ago. The game of volleyball was created by William G. Morgan in 1895. Initially, the game of volleyball was known as "Mintonette". However, later the game of volleyball got a new name. So, it is known as volleyball ... More

Tips to Help Volleyball Players Build Self-Confidence

A lack of self-confidence is a huge problem for many volleyball players. Oftentimes, athletes worry a lot during important volleyball matches. For this reason, they can’t demonstrate their abilities and don’t perform well on the court. Keep in mind that there is the direct link between player’s self-confidence and ... More

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Graston Technique for Jumpers Knee

Jumpers' Knee (Patello-Femoral Pain Syndrome) is a painful injury that volleyball players are prone to due to strenuous jumping. It typically involves inflammation, small tears or scar tissue in the patellar tendon. It may occur from a foot, ankle, hip, or pelvic issu, which must be corrected to tkae strain off the knee. ... More

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What to look for in Volleyball shoes

Volleyball is a sport that requires endurance, athleticism, agility and quick feet. Being that players are on their feet and moving constantly, the right footwear can make all the difference. Whether you’re a beginner, intermediate or expert level player, investing in good quality shoes is never a bad idea. Many ... More