The Basics of Back Row Defense in Beach Volleyball

At Beach Nation we teach and believe that it is important for a team to consistently set up in the same spot on defense once the ball is put into play. This is irrespective of if the defender or their partner is serving. Let’s focus on where the back court defender should start on defense and the four reasons why. … Read More

Beach Nation is honored to have John Kessel join the team

Beach Nation, the leader in beach volleyball education, coaching players and coaches, is honored to name John Kessel as part of our coaching and leadership team. After 30 plus years with USA Volleyball, John will now help guide Beach Nation’s transition from beach athletes and coaches to now include doubles volleyball on grass as well.  John remains heavily involved in … Read More

JVA Announces Beach Nation as its Beach Volleyball Educational Partner

Click here to view the original article. Milwaukee Wisconsin (December 7, 2018) – The JVA is pleased to announce a partnership with Beach Nation, a company that provides the tools to run and grow a beach program, and offers elite beach volleyball education through nationwide clinicsfor players and coaches across a spectrum of levels. The partnership with Beach Nation will have an immediate … Read More

Phil Dalhauser’s Keys and Strategies for Blocking at the Net

The blocker has a strategic role in beach that can be broken up into a few different segments. Think of playing defense as having two defenders, a front defender FD and a back defender BD. When the other team can play the ball in system one of the defenders plays at the net (front defender) while the other defender (back … Read More