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The Benefits To Playing In An Indoor Sports Facility, Rocky Mount Event Center

Playing sports is a great way to stay fit, healthy, and agile. Kids who participate in recreational or extracurricular activities are likely to excel further in academics and future success than their peers who do not play sports or have a passionate hobby. Practicing your craft is the only way to get better and reach […]

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Running Exercises to Do for Basketball Workouts

Before you take the court and show off your skills in front of your friends and family, it’s essential to make sure your skills are all in tip-top shape. You’ve heard of shooting or footwork drills, but how about running drills to make sure you can run circles around the other team? Don’t worry. At […]

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9 Top Tips on How to Prepare and Pack for Weekend Travel Tournaments

Are you preparing for this season’s tournament play? Chances are, you’re going to be traveling every weekend for the next several months. Forgetting important pieces of equipment or not sleeping well can cost you time, money and optimum performance.  There is an art to effectively pack for any trip. If you’re backpacking across Europe, less […]

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Stay Limber With These Sitting Stretches for Basketball or Volleyball

Rocky Mount Event Center hosts basketball and volleyball tournaments throughout the year. We host elite athletes of all ages at our indoor sports facility. These participants play at the top of their game, which means staying limber, stretching, and warming up before they hit the court. Today’s blog from Rocky Mount Event Center discusses some […]

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Is a Traveling Sports Team Right for Your Child?

Rocky Mount Event Center is the premier indoor sports facility in eastern North Carolina. We host many basketball and volleyball tournaments throughout the year, including top-notch competition for middle and high school students. In today’s blog from Rocky Mount Event Center, we take a look at whether or not a traveling sports team is right […]

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How Tournaments Prepare Youth Athletes for NCAA Basketball or Volleyball

Rocky Mount Event Center hosts youth basketball and volleyball tournaments on a regular basis. We’re the premier indoor sports facility in eastern North Carolina. If you have a youth athlete on a team that travels to different tournaments over the year, check out this blog post. RMEC discusses how tournaments prepare youth athletes for NCAA […]

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Nationwide Youth Sports Facts & Figures Presented by Rocky Mount Event Center

Rocky Mount Event Center is designed to host events, clinics, competitions, and tournaments for basketball, volleyball, and dance/cheer. We specialize in youth sports for local, regional, and national events at our premier indoor sports facility. Today, we take a look at nationwide facts and figures behind youth sports.  Related Post: Preparing Your Youth Athlete for […]

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Drills You Can Do at Home Without a Basketball Court

Rocky Mount Event Center prides itself on top-notch basketball courts and hosting fantastic basketball tournaments. Some of our events showcase the best talent in the region! How do players get so good at basketball? With practice. In today’s blog from Rocky Mount Event Center, we showcase drills you can do at home without a basketball […]

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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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Upcoming Basketball Tournaments at Rocky Mount Event Center

Are you missing the excitement of March Madness? Not to worry, Rocky Mount Event Center has plenty of upcoming basketball tournaments to give you your basketball fix. Plus, none of the disappointment of having your bracket busted! It’s a win-win. Today in the Rocky Mount Event Center blog, we’ll highlight some of the upcoming basketball […]