DEWEY JUNIORS BEACH VOLLEYBALL CLUB
This program offers participants beach volleyball training and competitions that participants can attend over the summer. Training sessions are progressively structured. Each session offers a series of lessons on a specific set of skills. Skills are taught with an emphasis on correct mechanics. Basic skills are repeated in every session to provide the repetition to build consistency and control. Players will be divided into two groups primarily based on skills and experience more so than age. Beginners will spend more time on fundamentals and ball control. Intermediate and advanced players will be challenged with more comprehensive, and progressive drills. Participants will be informed of beach volleyball competitions within a drive of Dewey Beach, and encouraged to team up to compete. For more information on this program see: https://sandsharks.net/dewey-jrs-beach-club
CAMPS, CLINICS, & PRIVATE LESSONS
USA Volleyball - Dewey / Rehoboth Beach Volleyball Camp for Jr's
4-Days (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Mon - Thurs) of beach volleyball training using methodologies developed by USAV High Performance and the Chesapeake Region for junior national programs. Registration Link will be posted here in March 2020.
Chesapeake Region High Performance Beach Volleyball Camp for Jr's.
2-Days of intensive beach volleyball training (9:00 AM - 4:00 PM w/ a one hour lunch break) using methodology developed by USAV High Performance and the Chesapeake Region for junior national programs by high profile professional players and/or collegiate coaches. Registration Link will be posted here in March 2020.
Dewey Beach - Adult Player Development (2020 season)
RECOMMENDED VIDEO TUTORIAL LINKS
Our professional coaching staff has compiled a set of recommended video tutorials you can watch and learn from. Our target audience for this page is for both adults and juniors who want to learn the game of beach volleyball, or hone specific skills. We recommend watching the videos for the skills you want to learn, then join our training sessions to reinforce and practice.
PRO VIDEO ANALYSIS
Record 15 to 30 minutes of video of your play, and contact us to schedule professional analysis. Post the 15 or 30 minute video links on You-Tube which our professional, national player/coaches can analyze. We will follow up with a phone or video-chat session reviewing the analysis, offering feedback, recommendations, and tips to correct any areas which need work!
Our coaches offer private lessons. Private lessons are optimal in small groups of (3-4) for most of the drills and exercises which simulate game-like situations. We can customize training to meet your needs, bring our coaches to your location, or have a professional coach provide reviews of video at events. We can provide recommendations for advanced training at several locations across the nation.
Several of the best AVP players have created videos to help you improve your game. Sand Sharks Volleyball Club has compiled a series of videos which we feel are the most helpful, and will guide you on specific techniques. We’d like to offer credit for the video training to the authors of these clips. We also encourage you to reach out to the creators of these videos if you happen to be in their neighborhood, or to participate in their offerings. See:
Passing Basics: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kZXsW8R3QZQ
Receiving Serves: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vq2VZxM76Rk
Full Practice Plan for Passing Footwork and Attack Accuracy: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0BdTfd4H7E
How to Pass - Serve Receive Tutorial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lKEgVdhFhVI
Where to Pass: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_xrQXogxsyM
Height to Pass: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HfzGFluo86AHaving a big sale, on-site celebrity, or other event? Be sure to announce it so everybody knows and gets excited about it.
Blocking, Calls, and the defenders responsibilities: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ivocui43zoQ
Beach Volleyball DEFENSE Explained: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ivocui43zoQ
How to READ THE HITTER | Beach Volleyball Tutorial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m3_gZ4Ar3kU
How to Dig a Volleyball (Scoop Defense – For “hard driven” balls only
Arm Swing Mechanics: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0QbYdEa28rc
Hitting Footwork: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sn8Bx6asNVY
Offensive approach steps and timing: https://www.betteratbeach.com/value-3?cid=3c0cb027-27a0-4882-9d00-5cd744d8c9aa
AVP Beach Volleyball Pro, Geena Urango teaches how to jump serve on the beach, broken down by her serving routine, mindset and technique in this MCKB tutorial. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=60SWAbKwCws&t=2s
Beach Volleyball Attacking Tip - The Batter's Box - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nZtI9w5BApM
BLOCKING CALLS (HAND SIGNALS)
An in depth analysis of Beach Volleyball Blocking Calls (hand signals) for beginners AND pro-level players. In this MCK Volleyball tutorial we explain the proper technique and movements of all the blocking calls used by the pros on the AVP and FIVB World Tour. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AWvBnHMPIiQ
HOW AND WHEN TO DROP (PULL)
Beach Volleyball Tutorial on how and when to drop taught by AVP Pro, Maddison McKibbin. These 3 basic tips will help you to improve your dropping on the beach and overall game as a blocker! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RbNldGLpbVw
READ THE HITTER
European Beach Volleyball Champions, Anders Mol and Christian Sorum of Norway teach HOW TO READ THE HITTER for beach volleyball blockers and defenders. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m3_gZ4Ar3kU&t=340s