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Dr. Chris Koutures: Dealing with shoulder discomfort, labral tears

Volleyball players are no strangers to shoulder discomfort. There is nothing like the immediate pain from landing awkwardly while trying to dig a short ball....
Ed Chan

VolleyballMag.com co-publisher, photo editor Ed Chan passes away

Dear Volleyball Community, My VolleyballMag.com partner and great friend Ed Chan died last night in his sleep. Ed was in Chicago to cover AVP, and there...

VolleyballMag.com NCAA content update for our readers

Hello All, I live in Baton Rouge, which, compared to other parts of Louisiana, fared relatively well during and after Hurricane Ida. But I have...

Links to go to read up on proper strength and conditioning

One constant in our sport is the need for proper strength and conditioning — fitness always is top of mind whether you are playing...

“Post-Holiday Blues” got you down? Dr. Chris Koutures offers help

The post-holiday, post-general-stuffing-oneself period is upon us, with the ringing in of the New Year, a return to school, some element of routines, and...

Building a Fitness Program for Beach Volleyball by Emily Stockman

Make this season your best with these workout basics from pro beach volleyball player Emily Stockman

No volleyball? No problem. So many stories and we had fun writing them in...

Volleyball during a pandemic? The question we heard the most was, "Without volleyball, what are you going to write about?" A lot, as it turned out. And,...
Billy Allen Dark Blood 12/19/2020-Billy Allen-Ketch Allen

Beach volleyball player Billy Allen’s book Dark Blood, second in a trilogy, now available

2020 wasn’t what any of us expected. Certainly not the 2020 that Billy Allen, the beach volleyball player turned author, expected. In 2019, the 6-foot-2,...
Geoff Carlston coaching 11/26/2020-Ohio State University volleyball

Coaching with grace: Geoff Carlston offers thoughts about the importance of the profession

Geoff Carlston, who grew up in Minnesota, has coached on the college level for 20 years. He has been the head coach at Concordia...
preventing volleyball injuries 10/22/2020-Chris Koutures

Dr. Chris Koutures: 6 common volleyball injuries and how to prevent them

Working with Olympic-level male and female volleyball players has allowed me a unique appreciation for common volleyball injuries. Since there are six players on...