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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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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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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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How to Be a Good Sports Teammate

Happy New Year! The start of a new year often marks the beginning of a new season in many different sports leagues. Whether you are starting a new team, playing with new teammates, or continuing to play with old friends, this is a good time for all of us to remind ourselves what it means to be a good teammate. The video below, produced by Elevate Yourself, uses volleyball as an example, but the concepts can be applied to any sport. So go out, have fun, and be a good teammate!  ...

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Volleyball Warm Up Routine – How to Warm Up for Volleyball

Taking the time to warm up for volleyball is an important part of your sports routine. The two main reasons to warm up is to prevent injuries and to improve your volleyball performance. The following two videos will show how to warm up for volleyball and how to perform a basic pepper drill. The first video was created by ElevateYourself and the second video was created by VolleyballForm. Watch, Learn & Play!   How to Warm Up for Volleyball – Tutorial   Volleyball Warm Up – Pepper Drill   Are these videos...

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Tokyo 3-Star – 2018 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour – Watch & Learn

Often times, the best way to learn is by watching. Mimic, adopt, and apply what you see to your own beach volleyball games. The following are the men’s and women’s gold medal matches in the Tokyo 3-Star 2018 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour. The women’s match was between Germany and Finland. The men’s match was between Chile and Serbia. Both games were played on July 29, 2018. Watch, learn, and play!   Tokyo 3-Star – 2018 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour – Women Gold Medal Match   Tokyo 3-Star – 2018 FIVB Beach...

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Increase Your Vertical Jump for Volleyball

A person’s height can be an advantage in volleyball because it influences their vertical reach. There are two ways to increase your vertical reach: growing taller or jumping higher. As much as you may have tried to grow taller in your youth, all of us stop growing at some point. So, if you want to continue to compete harder and reach higher, we will have to rely on jumping higher. Here is a four part video series on how to increase your vertical jump for volleyball. The series includes lower body strength training,...

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10 Volleyball Tips & Tutorials to Improve Your Skills

Here are 10 volleyball references to help you improve your overall skills as a volleyball player. Watch the videos to learn the techniques and body mechanics used to execute each skill, including passing, setting, spiking, blocking, serving and positioning. Watch, learn, and practice, but most importantly, have fun playing! Learn to Pass a Volleyball How to Set a Volleyball – Fundamentals How to Spike a Volleyball – Improving Footwork Outside & Opposite Spiking Techniques Middle Blocker Spiking Footwork and Technique How to Block a Volleyball How to Read Hitters & Tips How...

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Calgary Volleyball Leagues

If you are interested in joining an adult volleyball league, here is a list of Calgary volleyball league organizers in the community.   Calgary Sport and Social Club Website: https://www.calgarysportsclub.com “The CSSC was established in 1996 and has been providing adults with the best co-ed, multi sport experience ever since. The CSSC has grown to host over 4,900 teams each year, serving over 93,000 Calgarians. With year-round leagues, tournaments and events for adults, there are so many ways to get in the game!” The organization offers co-ed beach, grass, and indoor volleyball leagues.  ...

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Edmonton Volleyball Leagues

If you are interested in joining an adult volleyball league, here is a list of Edmonton volleyball league organizers in the community.   Edmonton Volleyball Association Website: http://www.edmontonvolleyball.com/ The Edmonton Volleyball Association offers Men’s, Women’s, and Co-ed leagues with the majority of the games played at the Saville Community Sports Centre.   Edmonton Sport & Social Club Website: https://www.edmontonsportsclub.com/ “The ESSC was established in 2004 and has been providing adults with the best co-ed, multi sport experience ever since. The ESSC has grown to host over 4,400 teams each year, serving over 78,000 Edmontonians. With...

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