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Intro


A New Focus

 

Sometimes it's the journey

that teaches you a lot about your destination.

-- Drake

 

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Intro


A New Focus

 

Sometimes it's the journey

that teaches you a lot about your destination.

-- Drake

 

 

Nia T. Wattey is a 6' 1" Middle Blocker living in Dallas, TX, who plays high school varsity volleyball at Duncanville High School, and elite volleyball at Dallas Premier Volleyball club. Nia's passion for the game drives her to train hard and play often. With each repetition, Nia's game improves, setting her up to be an undeniable threat this 2017 Club season through her college career. An aspiring Olympian, Nia is respectful of her talents and strives to be a leader and role model to those who are following-up after her, in the game. 

Photography courtesy of Greg Hill.

 
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Pass


 

PASS

Every great play starts with an accurate pass. I love to pass to the setter, transition to front row, and then kill the "A." Many middles don't have a strong passing game. I believe it's important I become a proficient passer. Who knows? I may end up having to make the pass that sets up the game-winning point.

Pass


 

PASS

Every great play starts with an accurate pass. I love to pass to the setter, transition to front row, and then kill the "A." Many middles don't have a strong passing game. I believe it's important I become a proficient passer. Who knows? I may end up having to make the pass that sets up the game-winning point.

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Set


SET

I confess. I love to set. Yes, I know. I'm a middle, and being so is most definitely my first love of the game. Setting is a very underrated and under-appreciated aspect of the game. Few appreciate the skill it takes to turn an imperfect pass or play into perfection. I have the utmost respect for setters. I love to see them take the "spin off" the ball, making it glide though the air -- weightless.

Set


SET

I confess. I love to set. Yes, I know. I'm a middle, and being so is most definitely my first love of the game. Setting is a very underrated and under-appreciated aspect of the game. Few appreciate the skill it takes to turn an imperfect pass or play into perfection. I have the utmost respect for setters. I love to see them take the "spin off" the ball, making it glide though the air -- weightless.

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Hit


HIT

Open to the Setter! Elbow Up! Reach! Swing Fast! These are many coaches' famous words to all hitters. Whether I'm running a fast "B" or a slower paced ball high and outside, precise hitting form is critical to terminating a play. It doesn't hurt to have a high vertical. Playing above the net is what elite athletes do to outplay the competition. I defy gravity.

Hit


HIT

Open to the Setter! Elbow Up! Reach! Swing Fast! These are many coaches' famous words to all hitters. Whether I'm running a fast "B" or a slower paced ball high and outside, precise hitting form is critical to terminating a play. It doesn't hurt to have a high vertical. Playing above the net is what elite athletes do to outplay the competition. I defy gravity.

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Volleyball is my life. It inspires me to become my best me. I'm pursuing new heights. I'm testing the limits. I'm perfecting my game.  I'm learning how to be a leader's leader. Join me on my journey, as I turn dreams into reality.    

About Me

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Volleyball is my life. It inspires me to become my best me. I'm pursuing new heights. I'm testing the limits. I'm perfecting my game.  I'm learning how to be a leader's leader. Join me on my journey, as I turn dreams into reality.    

About Me