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dumbbells

Flexibility Training for Beginners – Home Routine

No matter what sport you play, your flexibility and mobility is important for enabling you to properly execute the required body mechanics for the sport. The following video is a 15 minute flexibility workout routine that you can do at home to help improve your flexibility. Incorporate flexibility training into your sports routine to increase your range of motion, help prevent injuries, and to aid recovery. The video was created by Tom Merrick.   15 Minutes Flexibility Workout Routine At Home   Was the video helpful? Let us know in the comments......


volleyball

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!  ......


dodgeball

Learn to Catch a Dodgeball

Here is a video with instructions on how to catch a dodgeball. Learn to catch only within the “box” and the proper posture to use. Remember to absorb the ball with your body, avoid leaning on the wall, and be confident. The video was produced by playdodgeball. How to Catch a Dodgeball   Photo credit: U.S. Naval War College...


hockey

Learn Hockey Skating Fundamentals

Here is a series of videos showing hockey skating fundamentals, including what is a proper hockey stance, why you need to stay low when skating, and understanding your edges. Learn to skate with speed, power, and balance by learning the fundamentals of skating. The videos were produced by How to Hockey. Learn the Proper Hockey Stance   Learn Why You Need to Stay Low   Learn to Understand your Edges  ...


hockey

Greater Vancouver Hockey Leagues

If you are interested in joining a Greater Vancouver hockey league, here is a list of league organizers in the Greater Vancouver area.   Vancouver Adult Co-ed Hockey League Website: http://vachl.ca Vancouver Adult Co-ed Hockey League is operated by the Vancouver Parks Board. Teams play in arenas around Vancouver.   Ice604 – Vancouver Hockey League Website: https://hockey-community.com/league/ice604 “We are the Ultimate Hockey League for Beginners to Intermediate skilled level players. Our goal is to provide a social, safe and competitive environment. We take great pride to ensure teams are tiered competitively. We offer the experience of a......


flag football

Greater Vancouver Flag/Touch Football Leagues

If you are interested in joining a Greater Vancouver flag/touch football league, here is a list of league organizers in the Greater Vancouver area.   Top Flight Flag Football Website: http://www.topflightflagfootball.ca/ “[T]he Top Flight Flag Football League (TFFL) offers a great action packed, weekend activity for new, college, junior football and retired pro football players alike. It’s not only great to be a part of but also great to watch. TFFL is a 8 on 8 with 4 down format with an A & B division.”   Touch Football BC Website: http://www.tfbconline.com/ “Touch Football BC......


Soccer

Greater Vancouver Soccer Leagues

If you are interested in joining a Greater Vancouver soccer league, here is a list of league organizers in the Greater Vancouver area.   Vancouver Metro Soccer League Website: http://vmslsoccer.com “The Vancouver Metro Soccer League was founded in 1983, and presently comprises over 150 teams and over 4000 registered players, referees and coaches, from teenagers to old-timers.  As Western Canada’s largest Men’s League, it’s membership consistently produces the top amateur men’s teams in British Columbia across all age groups, as it continues to foster the the most competitive amateur soccer in the......


basketball

Greater Vancouver Basketball Leagues

If you are interested in joining a Greater Vancouver basketball league, here is a list of league organizers in the Greater Vancouver area.   Kings Basketball League Website: http://www.kingsbasketballleague.com A men’s basketball league in Vancouver, BC.   Kerrisdale Basketball League Website: http://kerrisdalebasketballleague.ca/ “The Kerrisdale Basketball League’s inaugural season was in the fall of 1998, although the league’s roots are at False Creek Elementary School where the pickup basketball with 5 or 6 players developed into a fun pickup league with 3 or 4 teams.  Moving to Kerrisdale allowed the league to grow,......