By Tammie Caldwell
A lot of talents remain untapped and end up not being utilized. Clubs have come up with effective measures of how to realize these talents and nature them. Most have scouts that visit institutions such as schools in search of the talented in this game. They also organize tournaments that they facilitate with the aim of identifying the most talented.
Volleyball has embraced the modern technology in a great way. State of the art facilities have been put up for the game. Not many are in a position to get the services of these facilities. Clubs have made it a dream come true to many as those enrolled have unlimited access to such facilities. Through this, they are in a position to compete at any level.
Training is key in developing a talent. Effective training may not be achieved at a personal level. Services of a trainer or coach are needed to facilitate it. Most of these service providers are expensive to hire privately. Volleyball clubs have helped players get these services from professionals in the field. This has helped a big number in benefiting through the training programs.
There are those who have risen to stardom in this sport. Many upcoming talents take them as role models and admire to be like them. It is possible that such were also signed by a club and act as motivators for the others. Training or playing with such individuals greatly helps in raising self-esteem and career development. There is also room for interaction and may help in giving advice of what is expected in the field.
Discipline is a pillar in the volleyball field. All players have to uphold it for an effective career and to stay relevant in the game for a long period of time. Rising to prominence in a short period of time may be a challenge to many who have not had a taste of what it feels being famous. Many end up losing focus and end their careers prematurely. Clubs ensure that they instill discipline to the members and offer a close watch to them.
Careers need to be managed if at all they are to remain relevance for a long period of time. This ensures that at no point is a talent used for the gain of others. Many athletes have ended their career being poor as a result of mismanagement. A volleyball club will ensure all members are well managed and benefit from their efforts.
Facilitating for competitive volleyball tournaments is expensive. A lot of finances are required to cater for transport, accommodation, diets and jerseys during such tournaments. The clubs make sure they lobby for sponsors to facilitate for such activities. This ensures that a player can successfully take part in any level of competition.