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South Bay Sports Training | “If You Build It…”
San Jose’s South Bay Sports Training Gets Help From Its Landlord To Build Temporary Outdoor Diamond That Got Its Baseball, Softball Athletes Through The Shutdowns • For more than 14 years, the South Bay Sports Training center in San Jose has been a vibrant hub for baseball and softball... Read more
SV Scuffle High School Girls Wrestling Loaded with State Medalists
On January 23, 2021 at Bakersfield’s Elite Fitness Center, the high school girls wrestling brackets at the SV Scuffle Invitational were loaded with state medalists and qualifiers in action. Many including a state champion with something to prove Returning state qualifiers are identified in green below The 126 weight... Read more
Lindsey Berg Benchmarks For Good Volleyball Setting Touch
The younger you start to refine your setting touch, the better chance you have of being really good at it when you get older. Reps, reps and more reps are the key. As you work on your touch, here are 4 benchmarks for good setting touch to gauge your... Read more
Aquanuts Stay Strong During COVID-19 Challenges
The Art of Synchronized Swimmers The 2020 Artistic Swimming season was cut off almost before it began for the World-renowned Walnut Creek Aquanuts. 2020 had been shaping up to bring National Championships, Gold medals and National Team placements to the Aquanuts team. Despite quarantine and pool closures, the athletes... Read more
USTA NorCal’s Cici Bellis is Back on the Court
2020 has been a fresh start for Northern California native CiCi Bellis. After a long recovery from multiple surgeries that kept her from tennis for more than a year, CiCi Bellis is back on the court and feeling good! And, she wasted no time getting back into the swing... Read more
USTA Q&A: Mackie McDonald Headed to 2020 Western/Southern Open
USTA NorCal recently sat down with Piedmont’s Mackie McDonald before he headed to New York for the 2020 Western & Southern Open (Cincinnati Open) and the US Open to discuss how he is preparing his game in these crazy times and what he is looking forward to most for... Read more
Relationship Goals | Club Sports, Schools Face New Era
If High School Sports Happen In 2021, It Will Likely Coincide With A Brave New World Of Collaboration With Certain Club Sports • In a world filled with “ifs,” there is one large question for youth sports. If current scenarios stand, could Northern California high school and club sports coexist in... Read more
Lindsey Berg’s Volleyball Keys to More Accurate Setting Using the “W”
Hi there, Lindsey Berg again imparting strategy from my “Short Setters Handbook”! In my last volleyball tips for setters blog post we discussed setting “touch”. Your ability to have a good feel for the ball. It’s a very important part of delivering what your hitters need. A good feel helps... Read more
Lindsey Berg Volleyball Tips for Setters
SETTING TOUCH Hi all, Lindsey Berg here again! In my last volleyball tips for setters blog post we discussed volleyball footwork and how proper footwork can assuage a number of passing errors. Today I want to help you get a feel for the ball. You see, your ability to have a... Read more
Volleyball Footwork: Lets Take the Next Step Together
Hi all, Lindsey Berg here! In my last blog we dove into the importance of proper volleyball footwork. Like in all sport, footwork leads to efficiency and effectiveness. You can say, it’s a critical first step toward mastering your position. As I mentioned last time, to be efficient means... Read more
Lindsey Berg: Volleyball Footwork Makes Perfect Passes
Olympian Volleyball player Lindsey Berg espouses one thing that she thinks all might agree on in the volleyball footwork world. That a shorter/smaller setter will make faster moves to the ball. She’s been addressing these and other skill sets specific to small setters in her recent blog posts, like... Read more
Diablo Valley Wolves Soccer: Diablo FC, Heritage Clubs Join Forces
Two Respected Central Contra Costa County Soccer Clubs Merge To Create The Diablo Valley Wolves, Strengthen The Playing Field • Local competitive youth soccer has taken on a retro look following the announcement that Diablo Futbol Club and Heritage Soccer Club are merging to form Diablo Valley Wolves, a... Read more