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Exercises to Improve Your Wall Climbing Strength

Grip strength is the most important factor for rock climbers — sometimes it’s the deciding factor between a long fall and reaching the top. Climbers are serious about improving forearm and hand strength so they can make long, challenging climbs without their grip giving way. During an average rock climber workout, there are intensive exercises […]

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Upcoming Event: North Carolina AAU Winter Nationals

AAU basketball is where some of the best known professional basketball players get their start. The fast-paced play highlights some of the highest skill levels in youth basketball, attracting thousands of fans to games across the country. For both boys and girl’s basketball programs, AAU is often the stepping stone to a future career. This […]

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A Glimpse Inside the Game Day Adventure & Arcade

Rocky Mount Event Center has become one of the best entertainment centers in North Carolina thanks to the Game Day Adventure & Arcade. This massive area has engaging features that are fun for all ages! Spend your day climbing high in the aerial ropes course, deep in the soft ball pit, or among the countless […]

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Upcoming Event: Twin County Hall of Fame

Rocky Mount, North Carolina, is made up of Edgecombe County and Nash County, both of which bring wonderful community and traditions to the city. History is something the residents of Rocky Mount want to preserve and honor. One of the many ways they do this is by nominating well-deserved community members into the Twin Counties […]

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Basketball Drills You Can Do at Home

Basketball takes practice, hand-eye coordination, and athleticism. Without proper practice and training, it will be challenging to hit the hardwood and take on your opponents. But what if you don’t have a basketball hoop at your house or access to an indoor sports facility? Thankfully, this is a sport that can be practiced both on […]

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5 Fun Things to Do in Rocky Mount

Rocky Mount, North Carolina, is full of fun attractions, beautiful scenery, and intense sporting events. This city of 55,000 people, about an hour east of Raleigh, brings visitors from across the country. The tourism boost can be attributed to the Rocky Mount Event Center, along with other fun family activities. If you are visiting Rocky […]

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Back to Basics: How to Play Volleyball

Volleyball requires athleticism, communication, and strategy. This sport consists of many variables that need to be executed to play correctly. Whether you are a beginner or a veteran, it is always a good idea to brush up on your volleyball knowledge by studying the fundamentals. Rocky Mount Event Center wants to help you become a […]

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All You Need to Know About “A Flood of Love with Bob Goff”

Rocky Mount Event Center is happy to host Bob Goff, New York Times Best Selling Author, for an upcoming event on September 13th, 2019. This author and encourager focuses on motivating others to dream big and follow through with their passions. Through the philanthropic work of Goff and his team, thousands of lives all around […]

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Difference Between Sand and Indoor Volleyball

Volleyball is a sport that takes athleticism, endurance, hand-eye coordination, and skill. From the outside, many spectators don’t understand how sand volleyball and indoor volleyball are different. But if you are a player, there are too many differences to count! The transition from the hard floor to the cushioned sand is extremely difficult, even for […]