I am also a personal trainer, so it is literally my job to analyze movement patterns and find ways to make movements more efficient.
Any sports reporters’ most valuable asset is the access he has to his sport’s elite. And for that, let me say that I am truly blessed. The Spikeball Roundnet community is friendly, enthusiastic and willing to lend a hand to anyone else who loves this sport. I reached out to several of the top players … Continue reading Player Profile: PJ Showalter
Chris Ruder founded Spikeball the company in 2008. 11 years later, we have a governing body, national and regional tour series, and a dedicated grassroots movement. Everyone wants to work together to create "the next great American sport." But ours is still a young sport, with much to learn. So, I am starting a series … Continue reading What Roundnet Players Can Learn From Track and Field
"Maybe its no coincidence that I play two serve spikeball"
Roundnet underwent an offensive explosion from 2015 to 2018. Rallies dropped dramatically, serving went from a moderate disadvantage (some servers were still net positive in 2015) to so underpowered that the Spikeball Roundnet Association is considering changing the rules to bring the game back into balance. What happened in those three years? The most commonly … Continue reading How low can you go?
"There are strange things done in the midnight sun, by the men who moil for Gold. The Arctic trails have their secret tales, which would make your blood run cold. And the Northern Lights have seen queer sights, but the queerest they ever did see; Was the night on the marge of Lake Laberge, when … Continue reading How Cold is too Cold?
Thanks for joining me! Dudes! Ladies?! Who doesn't love talking about spikeball? I love talking about spikeball, and I also love writing. I figured I might give this whole "blogger" thing a shot. Seems awfully millennial of me, but who cares. If this sport is going to become the next big thing, it needs content. … Continue reading Next Great American Sport