Easier to hand set. Again, maybe because it’s slightly heavier, the Wilson ball is definitely easier to hand set. It sits in your hands nicely, and really lends itself to being aggressive and using your hands all the time. Slightly cheaper. Priced in at about £40, compared to the Mikasa’s £45, the Wilson is slightly cheaper.
4) Wilson AVP replica Game ball. The Wilson AVP replica game ball much like the Mikasa it built and constructed in the exact same way as the official game ball so it is both the correct size and weight. The main differences again is the quality of the materials used.
What About Wilson and Spalding? If you’ve searched for a volleyball online than you might have run into Spalding and Wilson volleyballs. These two brands are also very big, but the most notable ball manufacturers are Molten, Mikasa, and Tachikara, which is why I didn’t include these two in the previous section.
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Other than having all the features of an ideal beach volleyball, the Mikasa beach champ volleyball is also quite affordable. One of the most prominent important features to consider in beach volleyball reviews is shape. The Mikasa beach champ volleyball features reinforced panels, giving it a more spherical shape than other balls.
Mikasa is very popular in Europe & Asia and Wilson in the US but both can be a bit pricey at times. So if you are looking for other options besides Mikasa or the Wilson AVP Optx, you might want to consider the Spalding King of the Beach.
The Spaldings are fun and very responsive, but I do feel the Wilsons are the best balance overall, and kinda have the best elements of the Spalding and mikasa rolled into one. The older mikasa (vls 200) was similar to the Wilson - really didn't think it was that necessary to change that ball for the world tour..
Molten is the official ball of USA volleyball and the Men’s/Women’s NCAA Championships. Wilson is the official sponsor of the AVP Outdoor volleyball tour. Spalding is the USA Beach Volleyball Official Sponsor. Mikasa was the official ball of the 2008 Indoor/Outdoor Beijing Olympics and the 2012 Indoor/Outdoor London Olympics.
The Mikasa MVA200 is an official volleyball used by the International Volleyball Federation and is one of the top balls used in a variety of world-wide volleyball competitions. The Mikasa MVA200 was also the official ball of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.
The Mikasa VLS300 Beach Champ is without a doubt one of the top balls for beach volleyball. It is the official game ball of FIVB (Fédération Internationale de Volleyball) and the official game ball used in the 2012 London Olympics and 2016 Rio Olympics. The Mikasa VLS300 Beach Champ features a TwinSTLocked Machine-stitched 10-panel design ...