“I prepare differently for each match depending on the opponent”

Volleyball’s “King” Kim Yeon-kyung (35, Heungkuk Life) is still going strong in the 2023-2024 season.

Kim led her team to its ninth consecutive victory with 17 points on Friday against Pepper Savings Bank at Samsan World Gymnasium in Incheon, South Korea, with a high attack percentage (51.85%).

Prior to this game, 바카라사이트 Kim ranked first in the offense category (44.69%). The second through sixth spots are held by foreign players.

She ranks eighth in scoring (271 points), the highest among Korean players, and sixth in receiving efficiency (42.71%), the third highest among attackers.

He is an efficient and prolific scorer with a sharp offense while also playing solid defense.

She is blessed with natural physical condition and athleticism, but it’s hard to achieve such a record without constant effort.

“When I prepare for a game, I analyze the opponent’s defense and blocking position,” Kim said after the match.

“I prepare differently for each game because each team has a slightly different style of stopping (streaks),” she said, adding, “Pepper Savings Bank‘s defense doesn’t care much about attacking the paint.”

The result was a far cry from the match four days earlier, when they won in straight sets.

“I think it was good that I analyzed my opponent a lot while reviewing what didn’t go well,” Kim said. I think it worked because I knew my opponent well and prepared well,” she said, adding that preparation was the key.

When asked about her skill level after 19 years, she shyly gave credit to those around her.

“I think it’s because of the team’s success,” said the second-round MVP. I think I should buy one.”

Kim Yeon-kyung, who made her debut in the 2005-2006 season, said, “I was embarrassed to say I’ve been playing for 18 years,” adding, “(Fans) want me to play for 20 years, but I’m old, so (for now) I’m working hard this season.”

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