How Can You Control the Controllables?

If an athlete can remember to “control the controllables,” they can maintain a positive mindset and a steady performance. So what are some of the things that they can control?

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Gallery 2 in Tokyo’s Shinjuku is Japan’s Best Volleyball Store

Before coming to Japan for the 2018 FIVB Volleyball Women’s World Championship, I was trying to find some store where…

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Hungarian Players Celebrate European Mobility Week With Bike Ride

Hungary has the third most daily bike users of any nation in the European Union, after the Netherlands and Denmark. It is also the EU country that least relies on cars for transport.

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To the Player Who Got Cut – Keep Moving Forward

Here are 4 steps you can take to put a bad tryout in you REAR-view mirror and keep driving forward.

How To Coach While Considering the Changing Athlete Mentality

The increasing discussions regarding the “change of the athlete mentality,” has resulted in many coaches feeling overwhelmed with what to do, who to talk to, and what to implement to advance their athlete’s abilities and talents.

Fabiana Undergoes Hair Transition To Inspire Afro-Brazilian Women

Fabiana Claudino knows that given her very successful sporting career, which includes two Olympic gold medals, she is a reference for young afro-Brazilians everywhere

Former Champions League Winner With Zenit Kazan Becomes Referee

Alexey Bovduy had a very successful career as a volleyball player. He is best remembered by his years with Zenit Kazan (2004-09) in which he won a CEV Champions League title and two Russian titles

Maxim Mikhailov Opens Up A Hotel In Russia

Volleyball must already have gotten boring for Maxim Mikhailov

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NERVO Performs “Worlds Collide” at VNL in Ottawa

Today in Ottawa, the fans of the Volleyball Nations got a special performance from Australian DJ duo NERVO. NERVO launched…

A Great Way to Keep Yourself Motivated

Being an athlete isn’t easy. It’s a difficult life, and having the motivation to push you through the hard times and painful moments when you feel like giving up is absolutely essential.

Paris 2024 Aiming for “Zero” Carbon Emissions, Poverty & Unemployment

The Paris 2024 Organizing Committee is set to sign an agreement tomorrow (May 23rd, 2018) with the aim of achieving “triple zero” by eliminating carbon emissions, poverty, and unemployment in the French capital.

P1440 Teams Up with Jaden Smith, Just Water for Event Series Bottle

Kerri Walsh Jennings’ p1440 event series is taking its ties to the music industry one step further, and adding an environmental aspect, by joining forces with musician/actor Jaden Smith and his sustainable beverage company, JUST water, to create a special edition water bottle.

US Supreme Court Allows States to Legalize Sports Gambling

In a decision passed 6-3 on Monday, the US Supreme Court struck down the 1992 federal law titled the Professional…

“It Was The Best Choice I’ve Ever Made” – Murilo On Becoming A Libero

“When I became a libero, it was if my career in volleyball gained extra lives”

The 7 Most Annoying Things About Being A Middle Blocker

Courtesy of Grace Cope 1. The Energizer Bunny When it comes to defense drills against right and left side attacks,…

Smilen Mlyakov Balances His Time Between Volleyball And Owning A Gym

Mlyakov comments how some athletes must look for a financial plan B in order to safeguard themselves against the sport’s volatile market

Zaytsev Talks About How Family And Love Has Changed His Life

Zaytsev has gone through deep changes within himself

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