HISTORY OF VOLLEYBALL
Volleyball is a team sport in which two teams compete on the court, separated by a net, while striving to direct the ball so that it is on the opponent’s…

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Jumper's Knee - Patellar Ligament tendonitis
Knee injuries are perhaps the most common among volleyball players. They can be acute and fatigue, the second - more frequent. The most common knee fatigue injury in volleyball players…

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Ankle injury
Ankle injury in volleyball is the most common - almost half of the total number of injuries. Most often, such an injury occurs when landing after a jump, and on…

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Monthly Archives: June 2018

Why do we love volleyball? (part 2)

What’s next? And then the pitching reception becomes so good, and the point guard’s skill grows to such a level that you can already organize variety in attacks: attack not from the fourth and second zones, but connect the central one in the third number, the diagonal player from one, the pipe from the five-six. And the point guard himself becomes very dangerous – if left without a block, he can perform the “discount” with his left hand as much as he did not even dream to beat a couple of years ago. The skill of blockers is growing, but new combinations are used to confuse them …

At the same time, the understanding of the processes on the court is growing more and more – everyone not only sees their neighbors, but also automatically tracks the opponent’s movements (you need to feel where the opponent has a “hole” on the court to throw the ball there in an emergency). Continue reading

Why do we love volleyball? (part 1)

I’m not going to argue about all people in order to avoid analysis of uninteresting cases, but about many we can say with confidence – it is human nature to strive to obtain a result. You can call it a genetic craving for creativity, you can call it a special talent of human individuals, that’s not the point. It is important that this is a component of the life of so many people: we enjoy achieving something that automatically spurs us – we want to achieve something even more cool, to become even better, and so on.

And volleyball is almost an ideal system for growth and getting from this buzz. Today we are finishing the last note from the Ode to Volleyball series. Previously, the teamwork of volleyball and its health benefits were already considered, security issues and a very significant component of the game, psychology in volleyball, were examined in detail. Continue reading

HOW TO CHOOSE CLOTHES FOR VOLLEYBALL
Many beginner volleyball players are mistaken in thinking that the old T-shirt, sweatpants and sneakers "for all occasions" are quite suitable for classes. Neglecting the right choice of equipment for…

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Ukraine sensationally reached the quarter finals of the European Volleyball Championship
The men's team of Ukraine defeated the Belgian team and, thus, reached the quarter finals of the European Volleyball Championship. The game was held in Antwerp. The national team of…

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Volleyball players back injuries
Statistics show that back injuries in volleyball athletes occur in 9-17% of the total. Most often, athletes playing volleyball suffer from chronic lumbar pain due to a fatigue fracture of…

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Japanese researchers have developed a robot trainer for volleyball players
Japanese researchers from the University of Tsukuba and the Japanese Volleyball Association created robots with three pairs of hands for training volleyball players, reports Popular Mechanics “Training bots are three…

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