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Alberta COVID-19 Return to Play Sports Information

As our cities, communities, and sports leagues begin to re-open, it is important to stay informed so that we can continue to keep all of us safe while enjoying the sports and social contacts we have missed so much in the past few months. Many sports organizations are beginning to provide their Return to Play plans, which provide information and guidelines to start playing again with more health and safety precautions. The following are resources provided by these organizations. We are all in this together, so stay informed, stay safe, and have fun!...

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Ontario COVID-19 Return to Play Sports Information

As our cities, communities, and sports leagues begin to re-open, it is important to stay informed so that we can continue to keep all of us safe while enjoying the sports and social contacts we have missed so much in the past few months. Many sports organizations are beginning to provide their Return to Play plans, which provide information and guidelines to start playing again with more health and safety precautions. The following are resources provided by these organizations. We are all in this together, so stay informed, stay safe, and have fun!...

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British Columbia COVID-19 Return to Play Sports Information

As our cities, communities, and sports leagues begin to re-open, it is important to stay informed so that we can continue to keep all of us safe while enjoying the sports and social contacts we have missed so much in the past few months. Many sports organizations are beginning to provide their Return to Play plans, which provide information and guidelines to start playing again with more health and safety precautions. The following are resources provided by these organizations. We are all in this together, so stay informed, stay safe, and have fun!...

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FIBA Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournament - Team Canada

FIBA Women’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament – Team Canada

It was an exciting past week for the Canadian Women’s Basketball Team as they competed in the FIBA Women’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Ostend, Belgium from February 6 – 9, 2020. The Canada Women’s basketball team played 3 matches in the tournament, against Belgium, Sweden, and Japan. If you missed CBC’s live stream of the games, you can watch the full games, provided by CBC, below. Canada vs Belgium – Feb. 6, 2020 Canada vs Sweden – Feb. 8, 2020 Canada vs Japan – Feb. 9, 2020 What are your thoughts on the...

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NORCECA Volleyball Continental Olympic Qualification Tournament

NORCECA Volleyball Continental Olympic Qualification Tournament

It was an exciting few days at the Pacific Coliseum in Vancouver, Canada this past weekend. The Canadian men’s volleyball team hosted the NORCECA Volleyball Continental Olympic Qualification Tournament from January 10 – 12, 2020. I had the opportunity to attend the tournament all three days to help cheer on the Canada men’s volleyball team. Along with the large group of loud and supportive fans, we cheered with enthusiasm. If you missed the event, the following are video recordings of the Canadian matches. These videos are provided by CBC, which also live streamed...

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How to Master the Basketball Fadeaway Jump Shot

Ready to add another basketball shot to your arsenal? The fadeaway jump shot can be a challenge to master, but it can be an effective move to help you score. The following video breaks down how to practice and execute the fadeaway jumper. Some of the key steps include: Increasing the arc of you shot Practicing the footwork and body motion before the shot Learning different positions and angles on the court to take the shot The video was created by ILoveBasketballTV. Basketball Fadeaway Jumper Tutorial Was the video helpful? Let us know...

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Indoor Volleyball

How To Dig a Hard Driven Spike In Volleyball

As the overall skill level of volleyball game play increases, the ball speed of spikes and servers will also increase. If you’re faced with hard driven balls, it is important to learn and execute the techniques required to maintain control of the ball when digging. The following videos give detailed explanations of how to dig hard driven volleyballs with your arms and overhead with your hands. The videos were created by ElevateYourself. Watch, learn, and play! Volleyball Defense: How to Dig a Hard Driven Spike Volleyball Defense: How to Dig Overhead Are the...

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hockey

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. The...

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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 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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