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Hockey Faceoff Tips

Are you ready to take a hockey faceoff? Here are two videos with tips on improving your chances of winning the faceoff. How to Win More Faceoffs Make sure your teammates are in position. Get your hands set on your hockey stick before you approach the circle. Get as close to the faceoff dot as possible while keeping a good balance over top of the circle. Watch the linesman’s hands to anticipate the puck drop. Get your stick down to take the puck. The video below was created by Hockey Pro Training....

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soccer

Soccer Penalty Kick Tutorial

Taking a penalty kick in a soccer game can be a nerve racking experience. Although it does not happen often, it is important to be ready when the opportunity to take a penalty kick arrives. Here is a video tutorial explaining the mental and physical aspects of taking a penalty kick shot. Learn to see the shot from the player’s perspective, as well as, the goalkeeper’s perspective. The video was created by Unisport. How to Score Penalty Kicks in Soccer Was the video helpful? Let us know in the comments below.

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ultimate frisbee

Ultimate Frisbee Defense – Force & Zone

How good is your ultimate frisbee team’s defense? Are you missing the mark? Here are two videos which explain two defensive strategies. The first video explains the team’s positioning in a force defense. The second video explains the team’s positioning in a zone defense. Learn these defensive strategies, decide which works best for your team, and apply it to your game. The videos were created by Ultimate101. Ultimate Frisbee Force Defense Ultimate Frisbee Zone Defense Where the videos helpful? Let us know in the comments below.

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basketball

Basketball Defense – How to Block Shots

Here is a quick video of instructions on learning the basics of blocking a basketball shot. Learning the proper shot blocking form will help you lower the chances of committing a foul and help you increase the chances of gaining ball possession after the shot block. The video was created by Pro Training Basketball. How to Block Basketball Shots Was the video helpful? Let us know in the comments below.

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beach volleyball

Edmonton FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Men’s & Women’s Gold Medal Matches

In case you missed it, here are videos of the full gold medal matches at the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour that took place in Edmonton on July 21, 2019. Both the men’s and women’s matches featured Canadian teams. Women’s Gold Medal Match – FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Men’s Gold Medal Match – FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour What do you think about the matches? Let us know in the comments below.

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quidditch

Vancouver Quidditch League

Have you heard of quidditch? Yes, it is the sport that was played in the fictional Harry Potter series. What you may not know, is that it is also a real life sport! The real life adaptation of quidditch is very similar to the one seen in Harry Potter. A team consists of 1 Keeper, 3 Chasers, 2 Beaters, and 1 Seeker playing on the pitch at any given time. The goal is to score more points than the opposing team by the end of the game. For more info on quidditch...

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Indoor Volleyball

Volleyball Nations League – Canada – June 7 – 9

In case you missed it, here are the full videos of the Canadian Men’s volleyball games from June 7 – 9, 2019. The Canadian Men’s volleyball team played against Australia on June 7, Germany on June 8, and Serbia on June 9. The videos are provided by CBC Sports. Canada vs Australia – June 7, 2019 Canada vs Germany – June 8, 2019 Canada vs Serbia – June 9, 2019

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Indoor Volleyball

How to Bump Set a Volleyball

In situations where the ball is too low to hand set, a bump set can be effective if it is done with control and accuracy. A bump set can also be useful if you are not a setter and are not confident in hand setting without double contacting on the ball. The following two videos explains the mechanics and techniques to improve your bump setting. The videos were created by Elevate Yourself. How to Bump Set a Volleyball Advanced Bump Setting Techniques Where the videos helpful? Let us know in the comments...

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Top 5 Balance Exercises for Athletes

Keeping a good balance, both physically and mentally, is important no matter what sport you play. Here, we will cover 5 balance exercises to improve your physical balance. These exercises include: Wobble Board Squats Foam Pad Toe Touch Single Leg Bounding Single Leg Staggered Jumps Single Leg Low Jumps The following video was created by Critical Bench Compound. 5 Balance Exercises for Athletes Is the video helpful? Let us know in the comments below.

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