Volleyball Coaching Videos

Indoors Coaching Tips: Volleyball: Serves – Terry Liskevych Episode 1 Coaching Tips: Volleyball: RECEIVE / PASS – Terry Liskevych Episode 2 Hitting Tips – Terry Liskevych – The Art of Coaching Volleyball AVCA Video Tip of the Week: Passing Technique with Karch Kiraly Beach Volleyball Tips: How to pass on the beach. Beach Volleyball passing with Holly McPeak Beach Volleyball Attacking Tip – The Batter’s Box 3 TIPS to Improve your DEFENSE | Beach Volleyball … more

Tribute to Coach Tony Vigna

October 28, 2017 Dear Coach Vigna, In 1972 you changed a young man’s life forever. It was mine. I remember the first fall practice of the 1972-3 San Marcos junior varsity basketball team. It was brutal. I was out of shape, along with virtually all of my teammates, and for the first week we ran “the ramp” outside the gym. I’m not sure if I puked, but I sure remember it felt like I should … more

The 100 best novels written in English: the full list | Books | The Guardian

Robert McCrum has reached a verdict on his selection of the 100 greatest novels written in English. Take a look at his list Source: The 100 best novels written in English: the full list | Books | The Guardian   After two years of careful consideration, Robert McCrum has reached a verdict on his selection of the 100 greatest novels written in English. Take a look at his list Ten of the best … Some … more

Rome Emergency, Transportation, Beach Volleyball and Other References

Beach and Indoor Sand Volleyball Beach Beach Volleyball Academy, Ostia (last stop Cristoforo Colombo on train from Porta S. Paolo) Passoscuro Beach – Lampara bathhouse Frigene – Tirreno Frigene – Lido Indoor Empire, Via degli Aldobrandeschi, 115 – FL5 train from Roma Ostensie toward Civitavecchi to Roma Aurelia Sport Beach City, Via Cina, 91 – train from Roma Piramide toward Civitavecchi to Tor di Valle Palabeach, via Viale Cortina D’Ampezzo, 379 – train from Roma Ostensie toward Civitavecchi to Monte … more

Favism – who knew?

“Notice to citizens at risk of hemolytic crisis favism. In this commercial operation are exposed fresh beans in bulk.” [Google Translate] Favism: A condition characterized by hemolytic anemia (breakup of red blood cells) after eating fava beans (Vicia fava) or being exposed to the pollen of the fava plant. This dangerous reaction occurs exclusively in people with a deficiency of the enzyme glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD), an X-linked genetic trait. However, not all G6PD-deficient families appear at … more

Putting a Face on Poverty

[First, draft profile by the students I am advising at St. Stephen’s School. Great work from five budding journalists. Thanks to Kelly Worcester for kicking me in the butt a bit to make this happen.] Putting a Face on Poverty A blog dedicated to interviews with the impoverished men and women that we have passed in the street everyday until now.  On Saturday the 28th March we met with Vasco, a Bulgarian man who moved … more

American Girl in Italy – Ruth Orkin

Great photo, great story. American Girl in Italy It is almost a cliché to say that when Jinx walked across a different world when she traversed the Piazza della Republica in Florence on that August day exactly sixty years ago. But that world was truly different — in a sense, unfathomably different — to someone born in the 1980s. Even today, after all advances in modern communications, online bookings and airtravel, travelling alone can be … more