Social Media and Sports

How to Build Team Unity Through a Team Blog, Website & Social Media

Most coaches would agree that times have changed with the introduction of social media and apps into the sports world.  Some coaches would argue that social media has become a hindrance, as it often distracts athletes from their goals.  Often …
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How to Build an Outdoor Pickleball Court

How to Build an Outdoor Pickleball Court

Understanding the Basics of Outdoor Pickleball Court Construction

  Have you decided to build an outdoor pickleball court for your recreation center, school, or club, but don’t know where to begin to set up a pickleball court? If you have ever built a tennis court, then you have …
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The Volleyball Community Rallies to make the NCAA Beach Championship Memorable

May 4, 2017 A team of workers, volunteers, NCAA and Sports Imports representatives have been diligent all week preparing the beach for the 2017 National Collegiate Beach Volleyball Championship.  Many of the volunteers are local high school volleyball players, local …
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Ohio State Volleyball

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

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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Difference Between Indoor Volleyball Poles and Beach Volleyball Poles

Indoor Volleyball Poles and Outdoor Volleyball Poles: What’s the Difference?

Making Sense of Different Volleyball Net Systems

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?

Why is Pickleball So Popular?

Understanding the Rising Popularity of America's Fastest-Growing Sport

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 PE Teachers Need a Tri-Sport Net System for Mini-Volleyball Badminton and Pickleball

Why Every Physical Education Teacher Needs a Tri-Sport Net System

Benefits of Tri-Sport Net Systems for PE Teachers and Students

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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Ohio State Men's Volleyball Coaches

What does it take to build a successful Men’s Volleyball Program?

OHIO STATE HEAD COACH PETE HANSON AND HIS STAFF WEIGH IN.

“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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How to Store Volleyball Equipment Properly

The Best Way to Store Volleyball Equipment

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

  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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Volleyball Training Drills

TOP 5 SPRING VOLLEYBALL WARM-UP 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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