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The Chesapeake Region has moved the clinics to an online format for the Scorekeeper and Referee Clinics. The clinics will be held online this year, hosted through the USAV webpoint site. This will need to be completed by all players once signed up and assigned to a team. Here is a link to the region website explaining the policy.

Here are a few articles useful to volleyball players:

Why We Play Volleyball

Some days we wake up at the crack of dawn, drive for hours, and spend the whole day in the gym. Some days we go to practice after a long, stressful day when we still have piles of work to do. We spend countless hours working with coaches, and running drills until we are not able to take another step. Then we get up the next day and do it all over again. And our parents are there every time to drive, to feed, and to cheer. Why? Why do we play this game?

Dear Stupid Player

An article written by John Kessel, USA Volleyball Director of Education, with some lessons on how to maintain a positive mindset about yourself.

A Conditioning Program

Playing good, intense volleyball, first ball contact to last, requires energy, so you must be fit and eat well. This article includes guidelines to follow for getting fit and staying fit.

Am I Too Short to Play Volleyball?

An article by John Kessel from USA Volleyball. When I first read the title to this article, two quotes from very high level coaches immediately came to mind, first from John Wooden "It's not how big you are, it's how big you play" and second from Marv Dunphy, "It is not how tall you are, it is how GOOD you are." The important thing to remember is to get out there and play aggressive, and play BIG.