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Pete Hanson and his Ohio State Buckeyes prepare to “Embrace the Moment”

What it means for the Buckeyes to defend their title in Columbus as the #1 seed
Ohio State Volleyball

The defending NCAA Division I Men’s Volleyball Champions, The Ohio State Buckeyes, entered the 2016 NCAA Tournament as underdogs.  They were widely considered “less than likely to win it”, a badge the team was not willing to put on.  Match …
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Indoor Volleyball Poles and Outdoor Volleyball Poles: What’s the Difference?

Making Sense of Different Volleyball Net Systems
Difference Between Indoor Volleyball Poles and Beach Volleyball Poles

Volleyball net systems are not one in the same. Just as each type of volleyball play comes with its own set of rules and court sizes, the volleyball poles used for indoor volleyball and outdoor volleyball also differ greatly. To …
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Why is Pickleball So Popular?

Understanding the Rising Popularity of America's Fastest-Growing Sport
Why is Pickleball So Popular?

Over the last few years, pickleball has been rising in popularity. In fact, pickleball is considered one of the fastest-growing sports in the United States. Due to the soaring popularity of this decades-old game, many parks and recreation departments are …
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Why Every Physical Education Teacher Needs a Tri-Sport Net System

Benefits of Tri-Sport Net Systems for PE Teachers and Students
Why PE Teachers Need a Tri-Sport Net System for Mini-Volleyball Badminton and Pickleball

Lugging around heavy, awkward wheel-based net systems for your physical education classes can certainly get tiresome. But a tri-sport net system alleviates this burden to help you easily set up and store your PE equipment for mini-volleyball, badminton, and pickleball. …
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What does it take to build a successful Men’s Volleyball Program?

OHIO STATE HEAD COACH PETE HANSON AND HIS STAFF WEIGH IN.
Ohio State Men's Volleyball Coaches

“Focus on EFFORT and ATTITUDE.  Those are the only two things we have complete control over.” -13 Ways to Build a Culture at Ohio State Men’s Volleyball There is a common theme among coaches today:  they want athletes with the …
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The Best Way to Store Volleyball Equipment

Volleyball Net and System Storage Tips to Extend the Life of Your Equipment
How to Store Volleyball Equipment Properly

  How you store your volleyball equipment is almost as important as choosing the right volleyball net system. Properly storing your volleyball poles, nets, and other parts will extend the life of your volleyball equipment during the off-season and between games. …
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TOP 5 SPRING VOLLEYBALL WARM-UP DRILLS

Volleyball Training Drills

QUEENS OF THE COURT • 3 versus 3, the winning team stays and the losing team is replaced TIMED PEPPER • The whole team executes partner pepper for an allotted amount of time, if a ball drops then the team …
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Coaches use Passion for Beach Volleyball to Build Dream Courts

Q & A with David and Janett Benoit
Beach Volleyball Equipment

Q & A with David and Janett Benoit The fastest growing NCAA sport and continuous growth worldwide make beach volleyball a very popular sport.  Volleyball coaches are beginning to make a push to build beach volleyball courts all around the …
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Sports Imports Volleyball Equipment at the NCAA Volleyball Championship

2016 AVCA CONVENTION IN COLUMBUS, OHIO WAS THE LARGEST ATTENDED
Volleyball equipment - NCAA Championships

This past December 2016, over 2,300 volleyball coaches gathered in Columbus, Ohio for the AVCA Convention and the NCAA Women’s Volleyball National Championship making it the largest attended convention and the second largest crowd for the championship!  Sports Imports was …
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Victoria Stoltz is named the 2016 Sports Imports/AVCA Courage Award Recipient

Volleyball Courage Award

This Friday December 16, 2016, Sports Imports and the AVCA will be honored to present Tim and Joan Stoltz with the 2016 Sports Imports/AVCA Courage Award on behalf of their daughter, Victoria Stoltz at the AVCA All-America/Players Banquet in Columbus, …
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