The AVP is energized to announce a new partnership and strategic alliance with Beach Nation, the leader in beach volleyball education. Through their camps and clinics, @beachnationvolleyball offers an elite educational experience that teaches athletes and coaches “the skills not just the drills.” The distinctive, process-driven curriculum includes internally developed philosophies to enhance motor learning, fundamental keys, strategies and tactics to empower athletes … Read More
Ball Control drill, JVA Video of the Week
Beach Nation coach Patty Dodd, shares a ball control drill to practice cut shots and dropping angle. Watch here!
Excel in the Sand with these Footwork Tips
“Most people believe that an improved jump by itself will translate into more effective hitting. Hops help but a more impactful focus on would be to develop great footwork.” Reid Priddy, 4-time USA Men’s indoor Olympian and current member of Team USA Beach Beach volleyball has so many added distractions vs. indoor volleyball such as sun, wind and weather conditions. … Read More
Vertical Setting at the College Level
Beach Nation teaches skills not drills. Technical mastery and consistency are core beliefs so our goal is to empower players to develop volleyball habits of excellent technique. As a college beach coach at GCU we spend large amounts of time breaking bad habits formed during the previous 4 to 8 years of junior’s level beach volleyball.. Having coached and recruited … Read More
Keys To Consistent Passing
At BEACH NATION we believe teaching the keys to good consistent passing helps you become the best passer you can be. These keys will stay with you on and off the court so when you are playing or reviewing film of yourself you own the keys that help you improve. The first key is “good passing posture”. Good passing posture … Read More
Winning the Side Out Battle
Beach Nation founders, Todd Rogers and Patty Dodd present this webinar on training your athletes to efficiently side out.