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BEACH VOLLEYBALL TRAINING

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)

  • Free for Spiked Series &  Bar League Players  (Spiked-Series Sponsored)
  • Tuesday eves 6-8pm  in June 2020 - Limited to 12 players per session


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!


CUSTOMIZED TRAINING

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.

CONTACT US TO SCHEDULE

SAND SHARKS - LEARNING THROUGH VIDEO

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SUMMARY

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

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.

DEFENSE

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

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HOW TO JUMP SERVE

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

ATTACKING TIPS

Beach Volleyball Attacking Tip - The Batter's Box - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nZtI9w5BApM

BLOCKING

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

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