What Makes a Volleyball Uniform Legal for Competition in 2022-2023?

August 25, 2022

Why Does gearUP Value Volleyball Uniform Guidelines? We take pride in making sure teams are always geared up properly for gametime. This goes beyond providing the best custom volleyball uniforms and apparel for your athletes – we make sure your uniforms are legal for competition, so you never have to worry about potential disqualification.  Volleyball…


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60 Must Reads for Youth Sports Coaches

August 17, 2022

Youth Sports Coaching Must Reads As a youth sports coach, you have endless responsibilities to your athletes and team. From demonstrating technique and teaching gameday strategy, to reinforcing the ideas of discipline and sportsmanship, your job can quickly become overwhelming.  To help alleviate stress, and to hopefully make your job more manageable, we’ve provided a…


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5 Fun Volleyball Drills to Develop Teamwork! 

July 15, 2022

Why is Building Teamwork in Volleyball so Important? The ability to trust and work well with others is essential in any team sport, especially so in the game of volleyball.  Six players make up a standard volleyball team, each with their own unique skillset and physical capabilities, and each fulfilling a key role on the…


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Top 3 Reasons Custom Jerseys are Great for Gameday!

February 26, 2022

Give Your Team an Edge Over the Competition! We all know the excitement surrounding uniform day – the day you and your teammates finally receive your long-awaited custom jerseys. The thrill is indescribable, rivaled only to the first time everyone is dressed and takes the field as one unified group – the day you finally…


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7 Useful Custom Jersey Cleaning Tips

February 26, 2022

Keep Your Jersey Fresh and Ready for Gameday! Picture This… The day finally arrives when your custom jersey is delivered to your doorstep. You hastily rip into the packaging and lay witness to its immaculate design. All those weeks of practice and waiting for the season to start, and here at last is your ticket…


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Nike Size Charts: 6 of the Most Helpful Size References for Athletes!

February 26, 2022

Find the Right Fit! Nothing is more frustrating than ordering your Nike custom uniform only for it to arrive and not fit properly. Especially as season deadlines are fast approaching, limiting the amount of time you have to facilitate returns and reorder properly sized gear. Luckily, Nike has made relevant size charts for their products;…


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Top 5 Reasons Sublimated Jerseys are Great for Gameday!

February 21, 2022

Why Sublimated Jerseys Make All the Difference! In a previous post, we discussed what makes a sublimated jersey. If you are interested in learning more about the sublimation process, please feel free to check it out! In this post, we will instead be discussing the advantages that a sublimated jersey has over standard heat-press options,…


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Create an Amazing Nike Custom Jersey in 9 Easy Steps!

February 21, 2022

Stand Out This Season With a Nike Custom Jersey! The time has come for you to create your own Nike Custom Jerseys! We love when teams get excited about the creative process, and seeing the design your program ultimately comes up with! Making a Nike Custom Jersey of your own can be quite an exciting…


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6 Great Volleyball Coaching Tips

November 30, 2021

New to Coaching Youth Volleyball? We Were There Once Too. Trust us, coaching youth sports can seem quite daunting a task at times, especially when just starting out. Having played the game yourself is one thing, but unfortunately that experience only takes you so far. Sure, when it comes to breaking down serving mechanics and…


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5 Essential Softball Pitching Tips

November 30, 2021

“My pitching philosophy is simple,” the baseball legend Satchel Paige once said. “Keep the ball away from the bat.” Executing a proper pitch in softball is one of the most complex motions an athlete can learn, especially when the goal is to make the pitch as fast and accurate as possible. Factor in the number…


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