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Lindsay Kleuskens, a second-year volleyball player for the Ryerson Rams, recalls a time when she was discussing how volleyball teaches life lessons with a fellow athlete and a young father. Not with the shorts they wear. Contrary to male athletes, female athletes have been showcased not for their athletic abilities, but rather for their sex appeal.
Mandy is a mom of four and a longtime volleyball enthusiast and coach. Mandy's other interests include parenting, teaching, and literature. As a volleyball coach, a question I often get asked by parents who are new to the game is, "Why are the volleyball shorts so tiny?
Images from acdsports. Now ask yourself why the guys are drowning in all that extra fabric!? Who is the athletic shorts lobby that is enforcing such oppressive ideals on these male athletes? But seriously.
Was it for the sex appeal? Was there some other sinister reason? So, I decided to do some research into the real reasons for volleyball shorts being as they are.
When you join a league, championship or you and your friends form teams and compete against other teams, you will need a name to call your team, and coming up with a team name is not always easy. But do you know you can make it one hundred times easier on yourself if you and your team take a look at some suggestions first? Well, your team must be the luckiest one out there, because you just stumbled across a massive list of volleyball team names to get you started!
Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about. In many cases, women wear less material playing sports than men. But not always.
Replies to: Girls volleyball uniforms. October If bikini sized bottoms are needed for the freedom of movement, why are boys wearing so much more fabric? They wouldn't be caught dead in speedo sized shorts or swimsuits.
Sarah Pavan of Canada competes in the Olympic Games Women's beach volleyball gets a lot of attention, the majority of which is unfortunately spent on what the athletes are wearing and not on their physical prowess. The women's bikini uniforms and whether or not they're appropriate is hotly debated.
Yeah I am glad you put this up. Im in seventh grade and am going to be on the vollyeball team at my school next year as an eighth grader. I have normal calves and large thighs and really don't want to wear those shorts but my friend was larger than me and said that the spandex shorts are small but very comfortable and make it much easier to play since she wore b ball shorts to practice once and said she wouldn't do that again. I want him back in my life but he refuse to have any contact with me.