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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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basketball

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

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 rules,...

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