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  Home - US Open of Beach Volleyball Finals Tournament
Given the resurgence of the exciting sport of Beach Volleyball, Karch Kiraly is leading this recent growth through beach volleyball programs such as the US Open of Beach Volleyball.
The Open will bring together beach players from across the country through qualifying tournaments played on the best beaches in the country, in doubles beach volleyball and four player.
The tournament is sanctioned by USA Volleyball, the National Governing Body of Volleyball in the United States.
www.usopenbeachvolleyball.com   (252 words)

 Beach volleyball news, info, videos, forums, pics, tournaments and more | Beach volleyball news, photos, videos, ...
Beach-volleyball.us is your one stop site for all your beach volleyball info,photos, pics, videos, info, places to play around the world and more.
After this you will be able to post and upload your favorite beach volleyball photos, videos and anything else beach volleyball related.
Copyright 2006 beach-volleyball.us Your complete site for all beach volleyball info from local beach volleyball events all the way up to the 2008 Beijing Olympics featuring forums, beach volleyball women's pics, photos, video uploads, photo uploads, tournment events and more.
www.beach-volleyball.us   (416 words)

  Beach Volleyball - Press Releases
The CEV is the FIVB supporting institution responsible for governing 54 National Volleyball Federations throughout Europe and is recognised as such by the Fédération Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB) for Volleyball and Beach Volleyball.
Following the European Beach Volleyball Championships of the Under 18s, which were held from 18-21 July in Brno (CZE), as well as the Under...
Following the European Beach Volleyball Championships of the Under 18s, which were held from 18-21 July in Brno (CZE), the Under 23s will be rising...
www.cev.lu /mmp/online/website/main_menu/beach_volleyball/index_EN.html   (1298 words)

  Volleyball - California Beach, Sand & Court Volleyball
Beach Volleyball is available for play at California beaches with many concessions renting volleyballs.
California beach volleyball began in Santa Monica in the 1920's and grew up there with the genesis of tournament play.
One of the top touring special events in sand volleyball is the Association of Volleyball Professionals on the beach AVP Pro Beach Volleyball Tournament.
www.beachcalifornia.com /beach-volleyball-california.html   (0 words)

  Beach Volleyball: A Truly Versatile Game - free article courtesy of ArticleCity.com
A playful game of beach volleyball doesn’t have to be too strenuous, so it is easy to have teams with people of all different ages and with mixed levels of fitness.
The rules of beach volleyball are the same as the rules for any form of volleyball, but play on the sand tends to be a bit different than play on a court.
To train for beach volleyball, athletes must spend a lot of time developing their lower body strength so they can move quickly and accurately across the ground despite the friction and resistance of the sand.
www.articlecity.com /articles/recreation_and_sports/article_1862.shtml   (576 words)

 Beach Volleyball History
Led by Pepperdine volleyball coach Nina Matthies, the formation of the WPVA is the first step to organizing the women's pro beach volleyball events which had previously been played as amateur games or as the accompaniment to the men's professional game.
Beach Volleyball is played as a demonstration sport in Almeria, Spain with over 100 players representing the five continents while the Olympic Games are being held in Barcelona.
The 38th annual Manhattan Beach Open is canceled due to legal issues and a lawsuit brought against the City of Manhattan Beach, Los Angeles County, and the AVP by a small local interest group.
www.bvbinfo.com /history.asp   (6088 words)

  Beach Volleyball   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Beach Volleyball by Karch Kiraly and Byron Shewman
Beach Volleyball offers instruction and insight into what it takes both physically and mentally to be a success in the outdoor game.
In Beach Volleyball, he shares many of his insights into what it takes to be a champion and gives you a rare opportunity to learn from the best ever.
www.jumpusa.com /HKBeach.html   (273 words)

In beach volleyball, 24 men's and 24 women's pairs competed.
Volleyball at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games will feature the same competitions as Sydney 2000 (men's and women's volleyball and beach volleyball), with the same number of teams participating (12 men's and 12 women's volleyball teams with 24 men's and 24 women's teams for beach volleyball).
It is currently proposed that beach volleyball will be played over 12 days (instead on 11) including one rest day, with two sessions per day.
www.olympic.org /uk/sports/programme/disciplines_uk.asp?DiscCode=BV   (284 words)

 AAU Beach Volleyball Tour   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Southern Pacific Volleyball Committee presents the AAU Junior Beach Volleyball Tour which is part of the Amateur Athletic Union of the United States.
Beach Volleyball was one the 28 sports at the AAU Junior Olympic Games in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia.
The Beach Volleyball competition venue was the Virginia Beach Oceanfront in Virginia Beach, Virginia.
eteamz.active.com /aaubeach   (1508 words)

 USATODAY.com - Beach volleyball's dynamic duo   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Since taking over the world of beach volleyball by sandstorm a couple of years ago, teammates Kerri Walsh and Misty May have been even more visible than the rest of the athletes who compete in skimpy bikinis.
Walsh, 26 on Sunday, is tall and thin (6-3, 157) and beach volleyball's live wire, a jumble of emotions and feelings just aching to be displayed at a moment's notice.
May was a beach veteran by the time she was a teenager.
www.usatoday.com /sports/olympics/athens/volleyball/2004-08-12-beach-volleyball-portrait_x.htm   (1600 words)

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He was also England’s junior beach volleyball champ at Sandbanks Champ series in 2004, thus the involvement from both Mom and Dad Pickens.
Shelley Patterson from Edinbrough (Scotland), and her husband Collin are trying to develop beach volleyball in Scotland through this course.
Beach volleyball is played on a soft sand based court.
members.lycos.co.uk /beachvolleybrighton   (1316 words)

 Beach Volleyball
Beach Volleyball lesson of University of Physical Education of Thessaloniki, Greece...
Dulles Beach Volleyball is the largest Outdoor Volleyball league in Northern Virginia.
Beach Volleyball America (BVA) is a professional beach volleyball organization specializing in the production of a nationwide...
www.volleyballseek.com /beach-volleyball.cfm   (1012 words)

 Beach volleyball news - NZ Herald   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Jason Lochhead and Kirk Pitman have scored a first for New Zealand beach volleyball and boosted their hopes of qualifying for next year's Olympics in China.
Volleyball: Beach volleyball works to sharpen netball instincts
Beach volleyball: Interest spikes after shift to tennis venue
www.nzherald.co.nz /topic/index.cfm?c_id=495   (245 words)

 Adult Beach Volleyball   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Manhattan Beach is probably most famous for its beach volleyball and the grand daddy of beach volleyball tournaments, the Manhattan Beach Open.
The Manhattan Beach Open is the only professional volleyball tournament in which amateurs are able to "place into" the event through pre-qualifying rounds.
Winners of the tournament are memorialized with bronze volleyball-shaped plaques in the "Volleyball Walk of Fame" which spans the length of the Manhattan Beach Pier.
www.ci.manhattan-beach.ca.us /parksrec/sports/volleyball/abeachvb.html   (279 words)

 Beach Volleyball
Our purpose is to organize weekly coed beach volleyball games for our members and friends of all skill levels.
You could park by Pacific Avenue and Culver Boulevard where La Marina Restaurant (119 Culver Blvd. Playa Del Rey, CA 90293) is located and walk to the beach by the volleyball courts.
Beach bozos, costumes, care free laughter, and volleyball on the sands of Playa del Rey beach.
www.geocities.com /joenosrati   (523 words)

 washingtonpost.com: Beach Volleyball Has Lots of Sand, Little Stress
This is the place where they stop the game to introduce someone dressed as Spider-Man to the sound of Naughty By Nature's "Hip Hop Hooray!" This is the place where players dare not hit a serve until the music stops, where people do the wave in slow motion.
The Olympics can be separated into those who take this and themselves far too seriously, who live for judges' scores and political drama and news from the IOC, and those who plan to play hard, live with the results and get right to Piraeus for a midnight dinner on a Monday.
Maybe they all should show up at 7 Tuesday night at beach volleyball and join the Fun Girls in the conga line, where the less they wear, the more at home they would feel.
www.washingtonpost.com /ac2/wp-dyn/A27096-2004Aug23?language=printer   (1020 words)

 LA Weekly - General - ┬íViva Border Volleyball! - Joshuah Bearman - The Essential Online Resource for Los Angeles
This is also a geopolitically divided beach, purposefully hidden, a DMZ in miniature where the men and women of the U.S. Border Patrol would prefer no distractions as they monitor the fence of metal pylons that draws a 20-foot-tall line in the sand all the way into the sea.
This is the idea, at least, as I trek to the beach with no name to meet Brent Hoff and three other collaborators who plan to stage the match.
Beach volleyball is a much different game when played over two-story metal pylons.
www.laweekly.com /general/a-considerable-town/viva-border-volleyball/14095   (988 words)

 Beach volleyball, bikinis mixing in Qatar, to a point | www.azstarnet.com ┬«
Beach volleyball, bikinis mixing in Qatar, to a point
Beach volleyball's penchant for bikinis has started a cultural clash in this conservative Muslim city, which by hosting the Asian Games, a regional sports extravaganza, is trying to bolster its bid to bring the 2016 Summer Olympics to the Middle East.
Beach volleyball has strict rules dictating what constitutes proper attire.
www.azstarnet.com /sn/relatedarticles/158760.php   (568 words)

 Mission Beach Volleyball - Photo, Video, Forum, Message Board, Tournament Schedule, Players.
U.S. beach volleyball teams are taking Paris by storm this weekend as four women's teams have advanced directly from pool play to the second round while four men's teams remain alive in pool play at the US$600,000 Henkel Grand Chelem, a SWATCH FIVB Grand Slam event.
The U.S. women's beach volleyball team of Tyra Turner and Rachel Wacholder have reached the fourth round of the SWATCH FIVB World Tour event in Stare Jablonki, Poland, while their compatriots, Jen Boss and April Ross, remain alive in the consolation bracket.
Volleyball fans may be getting a glimpse of the future of the U.S. Men's National Team on June 2-7 at the Pan American Cup in Winnipeg, Canada.
www.missionbeachvolleyball.com   (3514 words)

 Cobra Volleyball Equipment - Indoor / outdoor Volleyball nets, beach volleyball equipment
The Cobra volleyball net sets up the same way for beach volleyball, on grass and indoors, using no hazardous guy wires/ropes or heavy steel plates and spikes for support.
The first Patented, Tournament rated portable volleyball equipment in the world that does not use guy wires or require sand kits for beach volleyball.
Volleyball equipment -- indoor volleyball equipment, outdoor volleyball equipment, volleyball nets, beach volleyball equipment, pool volleyball nets, institutional volleyball equipment, volleyball systems, volleyball standards.
www.cobravolleyball.com   (530 words)

 Beach Volleyball News - Topix
News on Beach Volleyball continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.
Bishop Luers graduate Angie Akers and her partner, Brooke Hanson, lost to the Mexican team of Mayra Aidee Garcia Lopez and Bibiana Candelas Ramirez 21-18, 21-19 last night in the quarterfinals of the women's...
I edit the Beach Volleyball News pages on Topix when no humans are available to help.
www.topix.net /beach-volleyball   (0 words)

 Beach Volleyball History
Beach volleyball appeared in Palavas, Lacanau and Royan (France), around Sofia (Bulgaria), Prague (Czechoslavakia), and Riga (Latvia).
In the US, people would escape the depression by going to the beach, 4 vs 4 and 3 vs 3 games were played.
Beach volleyball became more than a sport, it turned into a real show.
www.volleyball.org /history_beach.html   (679 words)

 - Beach Volleyball - Eurosport   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Brazil's unbeaten women's beach volleyball team say the heat at the Athens coastal court is beginning to sap their bid for Olympic gold.
Brazil have had two women's teams on the beach volleyball podium at the last two Olympics and moved a step closer to a hat-trick on Tuesday.
At the beach volleyball, the 2004 Olympics is a sell-out, foot-stomping success with crowds of 10,000 pouring into the stadium on Monday.
www.eurosport.com /beachvolley/sport.shtml   (445 words)

 natplayingrules   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A ball can be played back to one’s side of the net if it has crossed over the net, under the net, or outside the antenna as long as a team has one or more contacts left and the ball is played back under the net or outside the antenna (new for 2005).
"Continuation" still exists in the beach game, meaning that, for example, if you touch the net after spiking a ball it is still a "net" even if the spike hit the sand before you touched the net.
If there is an official he calls mishandled balls (sets, dinks, digs, etc.) Traditionally, judgment of setting is tighter on the beach but each year the move is to let players have more latitude with hand sets.
www.cabrillo.edu /~pkaplan/beach/natplayingrules.html   (522 words)

 Athens Olympics 2004
Making the Olympic finals in the men's beach volleyball was Australia's most successful result ever, but today the gods of Olympia decided not to let Julien Prosser and partner Mark Williams take a bronze medal home from Athens, writes Hugh J Martin.
Natalie Cook hit her pain threshold and her ambition of a third consecutive Olympic beach volleyball medal hit the wall with it.
Americans Misty May and Kerri Walsh finished off their Olympic beach volleyball competition with a perfect record and a gold medal after beating Brazil in straight sets in the final match on Tuesday.
www.smh.com.au /olympics/beachvolleyball   (347 words)

 Las Vegas SUN: Ron Kantowski on the rise of beach volleyball as a spectator sport and lucrative career in America
The first beach volleyball circuit originated in the late 1950s with tournaments in cities such as Pacific Palisades, Laguna Beach and Corona del Mar, places that invoke memories of woody station wagons and bushy, bushy blonde hairdos; of warm breezes and summers that never end.
He played volleyball, too, but that wasn't such a big deal in Southern Nevada, where the big men on campus scored touchdowns and sank baskets and the only beaches were man-made and had gated communities built around them.
It was Kerri Walsh, who would go to win the women's tournament and cement her reputation as the best women's beach volleyball player in the world, although Jennings doesn't refer to her as such.
www.lasvegassun.com /sunbin/stories/text/2006/sep/11/566646954.html   (775 words)

 Amazon.com: Beach Volleyball: Books: Karch Kiraly,Byron Shewman   (Site not responding. Last check: )
“An insightful guide to beach volleyball by the reigning ‘King of the Beach.’ Karch provides the reader with the reason for his longevity at the top with extensive details of his exercises and workouts.
Beach Volleyball is a historic and revealing examination of the evolution of the outdoor game.
Whether you’re a beginner or a professional beach volleyball player, there are some great tips to help improve your game.
www.amazon.com /Beach-Volleyball-Karch-Kiraly/dp/0880118369   (1866 words)

 Beach volleyball: Interest spikes after shift to tennis venue - 19 Jan 2007 - NZ Herald: New Zealand and International ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The shoes are off, the rackets are gone and eight truckloads of sand have transformed Stanley St into a beach volleyball arena worthy of the $12,000 New Zealand Open.
Lindquist is ranked inside the top 10 on the American Volleyball Professionals Tour, and this is her third successive visit to New Zealand.
In smaller beach volleyball tournaments such as the Open, the players perform their duties as referees in the early part of the competition, before non-playing referees take charge in the knockout stages.
www.nzherald.co.nz /section/4/story.cfm?c_id=4&objectid=10419813   (701 words)

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