Beach Volleyball is a great way to improve your indoor game with all around ball control. At TVA, we offer you several opportunities to learn and play the great game of Beach Volleyball! Check out what we have below in terms of Clinics, Leagues, & Tournaments. Whether you are just beginning to play Beach Volleyball or have been playing for several years, we have something for you!
So, find a partner and join the fun!
BEACH CLINICS - Due to COVID-19, ALL Beach Clinics are currently cancelled. Updated dates and times will be posted through June and July.
All clinics will be a series of 3 nights giving players the ability to retain information and continue to work on all aspects of the Doubles game. Beach clinics do not require you to have a partner. See below for Clinic Options, levels, skills covered & Registration.
Clinic Series 1 (4-8th Grade, beginner level)
Clinic Series 2 (7-12th Grade, Beginner/Intermediate level)
Clinic Series 3 (5-12th Grade, Advanced level)
This level is for those players who have never played beach or the player who has played a little. This is a great introduction to the beach game and understanding the differences between the indoor and outdoor game.
This level is for those players who have played in Beach league in the past and have an understanding of the Beach game. The drills for this level require more ball control to give players an advantage over opponents.
Skills Covered in these clinics:
The hitting portion of this session will focus on how to jump out of the sand to attack the ball, the shots needed to be successful, and increasing vision of the court. Setting will focus on set location, height, and ability to set the ball with both platform and hands. Passing will focus on location of the pass, how to pass in the elements, and the best way to set yourself and your partner up for a successful attack.
Blocking will focus on independent hands, how to set up your block, and recognizing when to block and when to drop off to play defense. The defensive portion of this clinic will focus on how to cover the court with two people, their responsibilities with and without a block, and vision drills to make you quicker in defense. Serving will cover how to use the elements to your advantage, jump serving in the sand, and how to take opponents out of their game plan by serving efficiently.
This fun and challenging sport will give you the opportunity to develop your volleyball skills in a different way.
4-8th Grade Beach Doubles League:
June 8-July 27th: Monday evenings from 5:00-6:30
Players will go through drills showing strategy for the first portion of the league to give them opportunities to understand the concepts and movements of the doubles game. Each week we will shorten the amount of drill work so play will continue to improve. This is a great league for those just starting out or fairly new to doubles.
7-12th Grade Beach Doubles League:
June 10-July 29th: Wednesday evenings from 5:00-6:30
* Update: For the first two weeks, we will go through movements, strategies, and ball control movements to allow for better play for the remainder of the league. Starting in week 3, teams will play as many matches each night as time allows. Coaches will give feedback as play goes to help teams with strategy and mechanics.
Other Important Information:
Social Distancing will be enforced. Balls will be numbered and teams will be responsible for their volleyballs for the night.
Sports sunglasses are mandatory, wear sunscreen, bring a water bottle and towel. Sand Socks are optional.
Spiker's does not allow outside food/drink. Seating provided, please do not bring chairs.
Find a partner and join the fun! If your partner needs to miss a week, find a sub so you can still participate!
Head Camp Instructors: All Americans Jess Schaben (Iowa State/LSU) and Taryn Kloth (Creighton/LSU)
Postponed until a later date.
5th-12th grade boys and girls
$80 pre-registration - prior to May 20 (price includes a t-shirt)
$90 after (price includes a t-shirt)
Items to bring with you to camp:
Optional: hat or visor
General Outdoor Doubles Rules:
No setting serve
No setting 1st ball over, unless it is hard driven.
Block does count as a touch
No open hand tipping
Sets can not spin, and shoulders must be square to where you are setting.
Any other questions, contact Krista (402-203-2135 or firstname.lastname@example.org)