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How to Watch Professional Volleyball in 2019

Ah, the wonderful world of professional volleyball. Not really a sport that makes mainstream headlines, especially here in North America. If you are reading this, odds are you are an avid volleyball player that has never watched a pro game outside of the Olympics in their life. But if you are even remotely interested in watching the highest level, and […]

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Champions League Finals Recap & Lube’s New Opposite – Pro Volleyball Recap – 05.23.2019

On this week’s episode, I recap the surprisingly lopsided Champions League SUPER finals between Cucine Lube Civitanova and Zenit Kazan, and a less lopsided but equally as surprising Novara vs Conegliano. Also, I catch up on over a dozen transfers that took place over the last week and preview the summer volleyball schedule. The FiveOne Volleyball podcast is the best […]

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Champions League SUPER FINALS Berlin Preview

On Saturday, May 18th, the biggest professional volleyball event of the year will be taking place in the legendary Max-Schmeling-Halle in Berlin. This event is the Champions League SUPER FINALS (emphasis mine). The “volleyball party of the year” is the first time that the men’s and women’s finals will be played in the same place on the same day, in […]

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Brazil, Germany & France Finals – Pro Volleyball Recap – 05.13.2019

Three leagues wrapped up their seasons this weekend and crowned their champions. In Brazil, Taubate ended Sada Cruzeiro’s dominance and won their first-ever title. In Germany, Berlin won by the narrowest of margins against Friedrichshafen for their 4th title in 4 years. And in France, Tours win against Chaumont in Hubert Henno’s last game of his career. All this, plus […]

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FiveOne Mailbag #6 – Kuzbass Beating Kazan, Best Bench Players, & more

In the sixth mailbag podcast, I answer questions from listeners on a wide variety of topics including the best servers in volleyball, Klemen Cebulj’s role in Trentino, and the secrecy of pro volleyball contracts. I also break down how Kuzbass Kemerovo managed to dethrone the Russian league titans Zenit Kazan. The FiveOne Volleyball podcast is the best place on the internet […]

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Zaksa’s Lucky Championship – Pro Volleyball Recap – 05.06.2019

One of the big 4 leagues is finally over! Zaksa Kedzierzyn-Kozle defeats Onico Warszawa 3-0 to claim the Plusliga 2019-2019 title, although they had many fortuitous breaks along the way. I also discuss the big playoff matches in other volleyball leagues around the world (including the NCAA), as well as a couple of transfers that took place over the weekend. The […]

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Zenit Kazan Is Falling & Most Underrated Players – Pro Volleyball Recap – 05.03.2019

In this episode, I discuss the shocking losses of Zenit Kazan in the Russian League Finals to the young and ferocious Kuzbass Kemerovo. That isn’t the only surprising result from this week’s volleyball, with Perugia and Zaksa with absolutely dominating victories in the Italian and Polish league finals. I also make a team of the most underrated players in volleyball, […]