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April Ross Speaks About What Makes A Good Coach

Behind the scenes with Kerri Walsh Jennings in an ESPN Body Mag Issue

A video shoot of Kerri Walsh Jennings doing a photo shoot 9 months pregnant and then the do the shoot again 2 months postpartum. Kerri is such an amazing athlete, person, and mommy. She really is a true inspiration.

Kerri Walsh Jennings Is Teaming Up With April Ross!

Such exciting news! Kerri Walsh Jennings will be partnering up with April Ross. Kerri says "she's a stud and has been working her butt off for the past couple of years". Kerri says she wants to be with a winner and that's why she asked her.

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Volleyball Canada Has An Adopt-An-Athlete Program Providing Tax Breaks To Donors

26-year-old Maverick Hatch is part of Canada’s national beach volleyball program and has competed in international events. His goal is to make the Olympics and he would also love to return to the West Coast to train. But all that takes money, something Canada's top athletes don't have much of. Read more>>>

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Volleyball Quotes & Sayings To Inspire & Motivate You

A collection of volleyball quotes and sayings to help motivate and inspire volleyball athletes. Perfect for coaches to read at team meetings or to post on team websites.

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FIVB announced U.S. to host Asics World Series, Grand Slam volleyball tournament in Long Beach - first in 10 Years!

The FIVB says this event will include the inaugural ASICS World Series Cup featuring the United States' top male and female beach volleyball players competing against each other. All the action begins begins Thursday, July 25, 2013. Read more >>>

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An Inspirational Up Close & Personal Interview with Kerri Walsh Jennings

Take just 11 minutes and 15 seconds to watch this new up close and personal interview with 3 time Olympic Champion Kerri Walsh Jennings.

In this interview Kerri shares her feelings on motherhood, health, family life, overcoming obstacles and some early setbacks in her life that are not often shared. Kerri also speaks about her plans for the 2016 Olympics and beyond.

So take the time to watch this video...you'll be glad you did! Kerri is such an amazing role model and inspiration to so many. She really is 6ft. of sunshine! ... Enjoy! :)

Matt Fuerbringer the New U.S. Men's Volleyball Assistant Coach

Matt Fuerbringer is 39, has nearly 10 years of experience coaching junior club volleyball and has spent the last year as a volunteer assistant coach under Speraw at UCLA.

Fuerbringer is best known as a pro beach volleyball player. He played volleyball for Stanford University and professionally overseas. Read more >>>

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The Fastest Growing & HOTTEST Volleyball Training & Conditioning Programs on the Planet!

Are you a coach trying to manage gym time, practice time, drills and games?

Are you a volleyball player who needs more power and more jump height?

What if there was a program that solved all of these problems and more? Well, there is. It's Volleyball Team Training. This program combines a complete and easy to use method of functional training specific to volleyball.

Let's face it, winning at volleyball takes more than drills and routine practice sessions.

To really excel players need specific physical strengths such as a powerful arm swing, a powerful vertical jump and a powerful core. Volleyball Team Training covers that with internationally recognized fitness pro Barry Lovelace. He will demonstrate to you exactly how to implement his unique style of volleyball training into your practices easily and with little time.

This 2 DVD set also includes Barry's original Volleyball Training Program, Training For Volleyball and Volleyball Coaching Cards, giving you absolutely everything you need to drastically improve your volleyball performance.

Get all the details here >>>

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Kerri Walsh Jennings & Casey Jennings Talk About Their Dreams for Their Daughter!

The History Of Volleyball & Timeline Of Significant Events

Information about the history of volleyball and about its inventor, William G. Morgan. A timeline of significant events from its beginning in 1895 to current day.

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Free Colorful Volleyball Graphics - Volleyball Court Central

Large selection of free colorful volleyball graphics. Large selection of volleyball clipart images for your own personal use

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Volleyball Clipart - Awesome and FREE! - Volleyball Court Central

Check out all of our AWESOME volleyball clipart for you to use totally free for your personal pages! Volleyball images for your team website or your own blog. For the LOVE of the game!

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Volleyball Gifts For The Volleyball Athlete, Coach Or Fan In Your Life!

Volleyball gifts for that special someone on your list that just loves volleyball. Volleyball novelties, jewelry, clocks, posters, home decor, decals etc... Come check out all the COOL offerings!

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Volleyball Product Recommendations - Reviews Of The Products You Want

Volleyball product recommendations and reviews for you. Recommendations for volleyball protective gear, volleyballs for sale, beach volleyballs for sale, volleyball shoes and apparel etc...

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Indoor Volleyball - Volleyball Court Central - For The Love Of The Game

Indoor volleyball training information, tips, drills, equipment etc...

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Increase power with Training For Volleyball

I have come across a volleyball specific training program that is producing some really impressive results. The exercises create an explosiveness and energy in the muscles that will take your game to the next level. Many players are reporting jumping higher and hitting harder after doing the workout just a few times.

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US Women's Volleyball Team Did The Right Thing...

Instead of losing, which would of helped them, the US Women's volleyball team played their best at the 2012 London Olympics. In doing so they achieved Silver knowing they did the right thing. This story was not told due to people doing the wrong thing, like the 8 badminton players who were disqualified for throwing pool-play matches.

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Beach Volleyball History - Volleyball Court Central

Beach Volleyball history and information on things you want to know about this awesome sport!

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Women's Gold Medal Match at the 2012 London Olympic Games

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As a coach, are you guilty of coddling a player on your team too much?

Here's a thought provoking article written by Coach Dawn about "hand holding" or "favoring" an athlete on your team. She states that you may be doing this so much so that it is a detriment to the whole team. Coach Dawn writes how it is much better to let the athlete succeed or fail on their own, so they can improve, and ultimately, so the whole team can improve and succeed.

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Serving A Purpose with 'Punishment' at Practice

Another thought provoking article by our friends at www.goodtouchvolleyball.com discussing scenarios and reasoning behind drill punishments from the coach at practice, like doing lines, or push-up or burpees...OH MY!!

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Volleyball Defense Strategies - Volleyball Court Central

Learn volleyball defense strategies that help win games in volleyball while building team cohesion and consistency.

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Good Touch Volleyball's #TweetChat Regarding The PreGame – Find YOUR Rhythm

What is your pre-game ritual? Do you chew a certain type of gum? Do you put your left shoe on before you right? Do you listen to the hottest new tune with lots of bass on your iPod warming up?

Everyone has their own way of "psyching" themselves up before a big game or tournament. Some people scream and yell and jump up and down, while others sit quietly focusing on their game plan.

This was the topic of discussion when our good friend from www.goodtouchvolleyball.com hosted his inaugural #tweetchat AKA #GTTalk. Lots of great info was shared between the volleyball enthusiasts that participated. Read Good Touch Volleyball's blog post on The PreGame – Find YOUR Rhythm...

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Volleyball Offense - Volleyball Court Central

Volleyball offense explanations for running offensive strategies. Shoot, 32, flare, slide, Iso, tandem, double quick, x, outside 4, Back 5, middle 1, middle 2 ball...

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Brazilian Women's Volleyball Block Gold win for the US

Brazil upset the US 3-1 denying them the opportunity to win their first ever Olympic Gold. It was the US women's team's first loss during the London 2012 Olympics and Brazil's second straight Olympic gold!

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Men's Italian Volleyball Team Eliminate US Team 3-0

The US men's volleyball team suffered a shocking 3-0 loss to Italy in the quarter finals at the London 2012 Olympic games. Ranked 5th going into the Olympics the US team were unable to defend the Italian captain, Cristian Savani. Italy will face Brazil in the semis.

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Beach Volleyball - Volleyball Court Central

Information pertaining to Beach Volleyball also known as Sand Volleyball. Including Rules, Equipment, and Court Diagram and explanation.

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Technology gives USA women's volleyball team an EDGE

During the London 2012 Olympic games you've no doubt seen Coach McCutcheon with an ear peace and a tablet PC in his hand. McCutcheon says that they have to be careful not to overwhelm the 6 players on the court with the information gathered. McCutcheon says that they try to read and react during the game/s, only giving the players the best information at the right time.

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Volleyball News Headlines - Volleyball Court Central ~ For the Love of the game

Stay up-to-date with Volleyball news headlines from around the world. Find out the latest results from international beach volleyball and indoor volleyball competitions.

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