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Everything You Need to Play and Practice Volleyball

Videos featuring volleyball experts about how to play the game and how to be successful as well as the gear you need to play the sport.

VIDEO: Cary Wendell Wallin - How to Set the Quick
Cary Wallin is a two-time national champion out of Stanford University where she played both Setter and Opposite. In this video, Cary gives some tips to young setters on how to set the quick set whether the pass is good or bad.

VIDEO: Cary Wendell Wallin - How to Be a Good Teammate
Cary Wallin is a two-time national champion who played setter and opposite for Stanford University. She trained with the USA team and also on the sand. Cary now coaches junior volleyball and in this video speaks to young players about how to be a good teammate.

VIDEO: Kim Oden - Being A Good Team Captain
Kim Oden was the captain of the USA Olympic team for the 1988 and 1992 Olympics. In this video she gives a few pointers on how to do the job well.

VIDEO: Stacy Sykora - Vision Training
Stacy Sykora returned to the court after a bus accident left her in a coma for several days. She suffers from visual problems after the brain injury. In this video, we tag along with Stacy as she works on her vision training and participates in her first scrimmage with the USA Team since the accident.

Volleyball, Plantar Fasciitis and the Minimalist Movement
Plantar fasciitis is a common volleyball injury that can be treated with athletic tape or orthotics. But are those things compounding the problem of weak arches? Some say that minimalist shoes with very little arch support make the arch stronger and therefore less injury prone over time. Would that work for volleyball?

Volleyball Injuries - Plantar Fasciitis
Plantar Fasciitis is a common volleyball injury. Here is some information on what it is and what you can do to treat it.

Review - Semi-Custom Orthotics
If you are experiencing pain in your feet due to plantar fasciitis, you may want to try using an orthotic. An orthotic is an insert placed inside the shoe that provides added support where needed to alleviate pain and stress. In between the cheap drug store orthotic and the expensive custom made orthotic is the semi-custom orthotic. Here is a...

Do You Need Knee Pads to Play Indoor Volleyball?
Is it really necessary to invest in a pair of knee pads in order to play indoor volleyball?

Asics Gel Sensei 2 vs. Asics Volleycross Shoe
Is it possible to cross a volleyball shoe with a running shoe? Find out!

Molten Pro Touch vs. Tachikara SV5W Gold
It's old school vs. new school in this classic battle of the volleyballs.

Volleyball Videos
Check out some volleyball videos with instruction from players and coaches, news stories from volleyball events and human interest stories about the sport and the athletes.

Ankle Braces Curb Sprains
An eight-year study of female volleyball players showed a drastic reduction in ankle sprains after the introduction of ankle braces.

The Best and Worst Volleyballs
There are a ton of volleyballs out there to choose from. Some are well-made, last a long time and are great to play with, but many are not worth the money. So let's help each other out. Tell us which ball is the best one out there and which one you should leave to the jungle ballers.See submissions

Study of Ankle Braces, Fatigue and Stabilization
A study of two types of ankle braces and their effect on fatigue and stabilization in college athletes.

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