What Can Young Athletes Get out of a Volleyball Club?

August 26, 2015

For thousands of high school volleyball athletes across the country, volleyball doesn’t end after high school graduation. Instead, there are plenty of options for these young athletes to choose from to continue playing the sport they love, including volleyball clubs. Volleyball clubs are now a very big deal in many parts of Canada, including Ontario, and particularly, Vaughan. Who Should Consider a Volleyball Club? For many boys and girls, volleyball clubs offer an exciting way to improve overall skill levels...

4 Reasons Boys and Girls Should Play Volleyball

August 19, 2015

Everyone knows that regular physical exercise is good for a person’s overall well being, including their mind, body and spirit. Participating in social events is also important for developing the skills necessary to get along in sociable settings. That’s why playing sports can be a fabulous way to not only get the endorphins going for the mind, but also to get the muscles as active as possible in a fun and exciting way. Volleyball in particular is an excellent sport...

High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) to Build Stamina on the Court

August 12, 2015

Aside from learning and perfecting specific skills for the court, volleyball athletes need to develop a high level of stamina and endurance in order to remain competitive while competing. While there are plenty of ways to get into shape and stay at peak fitness levels, one of the best ways to develop such stamina is though high intensity interval training. Commonly dubbed “HIIT”, this form of exercise involves short bursts of high intensity movements, followed by brief moments of rest...

Why Volleyball Clubs Can Be a Great Alternative to University Varsity Teams

August 5, 2015

Volleyball is an increasingly popular sport among young athletes who are looking for a team environment, a highly physical game, and a sport in which plenty of skills are necessary. For those who are looking to take their game to the next level, and proceed from conventional house league to rep teams and beyond, a certain amount of commitment, dedication, and work is necessary. While many young athletes may aspire to make their university varsity teams, there are other alternatives...

Why the Summer is the Perfect Month to Enroll in a Volleyball Training Program

July 29, 2015

If you’ve got a young athlete in the home has been interested in trying volleyball out and joining a volleyball club, you might be wondering when the best time to enrol would be. While most assume that September is a good time to co-oincide with the school year, the truth is, the ideal time to enroll in a volleyball training program is in the summer. To be even more precise, August seems to be the sweet spot to start a...

3 Things Volleyball Players Need to Get Recruited in the Sport

July 21, 2015

Calling all competitive volleyball players! If your dream is to be a part of your varsity volleyball team or a member of a prestigious volleyball club, you need to step things up a bit in order to be recruited. Volleyball is considered to be among the most popular sports for young athletes. Just like many other sports, volleyball requires a certain level of dedication, passion, and skill. In fact, skill development in the early stages of learning the sport is...

3 Things to Look For in a Volleyball Club

July 16, 2015

Do you or a family member love volleyball? If so, you might want to consider enrolling in a volleyball club. But the trick is finding the best one that suits your needs and skill level. There are literally dozens of options when it comes to placing young athletes in clubs, and with the internet at your fingertips, this is easy to see. Here are 3 things to look for in a good volleyball club for young athletes: 1. The Instructors...

4 Benefits of Volleyball For Young Athletes

July 13, 2015

Extra-curricular activities are good for young athletes. Not only do they keep them active and occupied, they also help to teach athletes a valuable skill. And volleyball is one such activity that has plenty of benefits for participants. Exercise One of the best things about participating in volleyball practice and games is the physical exercise that athletes are getting. The sport of volleyball is physically demanding, and requires a combination of endurance, muscular strength and power. Improving on these 3...

4 Best Exercises For Volleyball Training

July 10, 2015

Improving on the game of volleyball requires both physical fitness, as well as a certain skill related specifically to this sport. While there are plenty of exercises you can do to get into shape and boost your skill set, these 4 exercises are both aimed at improving fitness levels and specific volleyball skills. Ladder Drills This drill is perfect to help players improve their overall level of speed and agility on the court, and it works for players of all...

Venom Is Growing

June 13, 2015

Exciting news!!! Venom is proud and extremely pleased to welcome Michael Denton to Venom Volleyball Club! Michael needs no introduction – he’s a U of T varsity volleyball coach, a four-time Canadian national volleyball champion, a two-time Canadian all-star, and a four-time provincial champion! His credentials are nearly too many to list . . . With all of his experience and knowledge of the sport, Michael is definitely a welcomed addition to the team! We have a mission here at...