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BLOG: Physio Jemma Oliver

Sheffield Hallam University provide great sports science support for the GB Women’s team. Working alongside Alison Macfarlane, physiotherapist Jemma Oliver will be helping to ensure the team are fit and healthy when they arrive in London in July. Over the … Continue reading

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The girls are back in town…..

With just over 100 days to go the GB Women’s Volleyball Team returned to Sheffield to start their final Summer of preparations before the London 2012 Olympics. They have been training hard and undergoing rigorous physical testing in the last … Continue reading

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Bertelli’s raw feelings…”It hurts to lose but there’s nothing better than winning”

GB Libero Maria Bertelli has just returned to the UK after a successful season for her Swiss club Volley Koeniz. In any season, the end is when the big matches come around and the pressure is on. There were 2 … Continue reading

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Dr. Oz’s blog: What is your achilles heel? Optimising performance

GB Women’s middle blocker, Dr. Nicky Osborne has combined undertaking one of the hardest study programmes possible with being a GB Volleyballer! She has written an interesting blog combining her medical knowledge & being an elite athlete…enjoy!        … Continue reading

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Bertelli Blog: ever felt fear or nerves….it’s ok!

GB libero Maria Bertelli is currently playing in Switzerland. Renowned for her competitive nature and curly hair, ‘Maz’ is one of the most experienced players in the GB Squad. A lot of athletes talk of the feelings they have before … Continue reading

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Carter Blog: Mental Toughness…a great read!

With Terville having just got their first win since being promoted to the French Pro A, it’s been a tough couple of months mentally for the team. In the latest of her Sky Sports blogs, GB’s middle blocker Grace Carter … Continue reading

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Captains Corner: Blog 2 - Obstacles..our response: 2012 Club

Help keep the GB Women’s Dream Alive  Become A Member of the     With only 259 days to go before the Opening Ceremony of the Olympic Games at London 2012, we catch up with Team Captain, Lynne Beattie, to hear … Continue reading

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Carter blogs again….fancy footwork the key!

GB middle blocker Grace Carter is back in action….not for her club TFOC but for Sky Sports. This time the British number 18 talks about pre-season, how she is using playing pro in prep for the Olympics and the key … Continue reading

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