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    WPH Wednesday Workouts: Shoulder Strengthening

    by DV

    WPH Press, 9/23/20 Handball players make an average of 120 swings in a singles game to 21. That means close to 250 swings in a match, more than 300 swings in a three-game match. That means a handball player could make 1,200 swings in a weekend tournament, closer to 2,000 if going deep in the singles and doubles draw. You’ll need not only the cardiovascular and anaerobic conditioning, but strong and conditioned shoulder muscles to sustain the rigors of competitive handball. According to Suzanne McGee of ACTIVE (HERE), the shoulder ligaments alone...

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    WPH Wednesday Workouts: Dynamic Warm Up

    by DV

    WPH Press, 9/16/20 We all know the feeling – you’re down 0-6 before you’ve served 45 seconds into the match. Maybe you call a timeout. That won’t help. Unless you are completely overmatched, the problem is that you are likely not properly physically or mentally warmed up. We all want to start fast in our matches. How can we start the match with the same intensity and concentration we have midway through the first game? Stretching? NO! Stretching has been shown to have no benefits and to exhaust your muscles and make you more susceptible...

  • What's Your Memory?

    WPH Memory Mondays

    by DV

    Brought to you by Patreon supporters of the WPH The WPH is thrilled to present “WPH Memory Mondays” during the ongoing #HandballAtHome quarantine . . .  featuring your favorite Race 4 Eight and outdoor pros discussing their favorite handball memories, who inspired them to become a Race 4 Eight player, their favorite tournament and the best player they’ve ever played. You won’t dread Monday mornings any longer! Joe Delsardo has been a longtime supporter of the WPH and has worked his way into a viable threat on the handball court after...

  • We Thank You

    First Responders, Nurses, Police, and those on the Front-line: THANK YOU

    by DV

    We just want to thank everyone who has worked tirelessly through these difficult times and those that continue to do so. Although we might be a part right now, the WPH is always together with you in spirit. Together we are fighters; together we are a community; and together we are strong. We are a strong nation. . . we are the World Players of Handball. Thank you to our supporters, and they thank you …for fighting COVID-19 on our behalf. We will see you all on the courts soon. Stay safe and stay healthy.  #HandballAtHome #QuarantineWithWPH ...

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    Handball at Home

    by DV

    Staying home? No problem. Try some of these exercises that can help improve your handball game!   Send us your HD workout videos through Instagram, Facebook, Twitter or info@wphlive.tv.  Make sure your video is in High Def and tell us what your exercise is and as much info about your workout, as we get thru COVID-19 together! Former WPH Sr 40+ Semifinalist, Raul Jasso does some upper-body at home during the pandemic and claims he “…won’t miss a beat,” once he gets back on the court. and by the looks of...

WPH Outdoor Icebreaker 3rd Place ~ Esser vs Montijo ~ Recap & Stats

Posted on: Sep 27 2020 - 5:00am | #0
In: Elite Handball, News, News Archive, WPH Outdoor
DV

WPH Tucson 4-Man 3 Wall Icebreaker at Clark Park: Montijo vs. Esser WPH Icebreaker Pro Stop #1 Third Place Final Full Recap + Crunched Stats WPH Press, 9/27/20 The WPH is proud to present the WPH Tucson 4-Man Icebreaker, the first official WPH event since February. “We want to show people that we could safely hold an event with all of the COVID protocols in place,” stated WPH Executive Director David Vincent. “We closed the park, the referee wore a mask, we allowed a limited number of masked, socially distant fans, while ensuring the players were distanced as much as possible.” Tucsonans David Fink, Shorty Ruiz, Abraham Montijo and Sam Esser kicked off the first Icebreaker, proudly demonstrating that handball can be played...

WPH Outdoor Icebreaker Semifinal ~ Fink vs Montijo ~ Recap & Stats

WPH Tucson 4-Man Icebreaker at Clark Park Semifinal #2: David Fink vs. Abraham Montijo Full Recap + Crunched Stats WPH Press, 9/26/20 The WPH is proud to present the WPH Tucson 4-Man Icebreaker, the first official WPH event since February. “We want to show people that we could safely hold an event with all of the COVID protocols in place,” stated WPH...

Posted on: Sep 26 2020 - 6:00am | #0
In: Elite Handball, News, News Archive, WPH Outdoor
DV

WPH Memory Mondays

Brought to you by Patreon supporters of the WPH The WPH is thrilled to present “WPH Memory Mondays” during the ongoing #HandballAtHome...

WPH Wednesday Workouts: Leg Strength

WPH Press, 9/9/20 Last week’s WPH Wednesday Workout focused on Footwork (HERE) – how you can become more agile, faster,...

Icebreaker Semis: Ruiz vs Esser LIVE Now!!

Semifinal #1: Shorty Ruiz vs. Sam Esser WPH Press, 9/24/20 The WPH is proud to present the WPH Tucson 4-Man Icebreaker, the first official WPH event since February. “We want to show people that we could safely hold an event with all of the COVID protocols in place,” stated WPH Executive Director David Vincent. “We closed the park, had the referee wearing a mask, had our fans social...

WPH Outdoor

Icebreaker 3rd Place: Esser vs Montijo LIVE Now!!

WPH Tucson 4-Man Icebreaker at Clark Park Third Place Final: Abraham Montijo vs. Sam Esser WPH Press, 9/26/20 The WPH is...

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