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Courtesy, San Diego Tribune Matt Olson plays beach volleyball at the Moonlight Beach volleyball courts…
Five-time Olympian Kerri Walsh Jennings has announced plans for her new beach volleyball circuit that will bring a sports and music festival to eight cities.
To keep her body injury-free for the next three years, the 38-year-old has been focusing heavily on conditioning. On her list of resolutions this year: perfecting the dreaded pullup.
“In performance the essence is linkage and connections, not isolation. Therefore the training should reflect this and focus on muscle synergies and connections.”
Everyone* knows that the key to victory in any sporting event is taking care of the 1%ers.
“If player focus is high, you don’t need to practice for a long time. If player focus is low, it doesn’t matter how long you practice.”
Kerri Walsh Jennings is hoping to shake up the beach volleyball world with the creation of a new tour that is part volleyball competition, part music festival, part wellness expo.
Coaches often exhort their charges to ‘play together!’ or to ‘play as a team!’. The reasons for victory are often described as great ‘team play’ and losses are caused by ‘not playing together’. But what does that actually mean? How do you play together? How do you play as a team?
“For a Brazilian, the perfect (football/soccer) match is one that finishes 1-0, with a disputed penalty in the injury time. Because that is the kind of match that ilicits the maximum emotion.”