WHAT IS VOLLEYSTART?
Volleystart is a program designed for young, aspiring volleyball players. A series of 5-6, 90 minute sessions combine movement training, introduction to fundamental skills, and fun games and drills. Players will be taught correct footwork, movements and form from the very first day in the gym, which has proven to lay the foundation for successful volleyball careers.
PROGRAM BACKGROUND & HISTORY
Volleystart was founded in 2007 by Kevin Seeley and Craig Wong to fill in the gaps of instruction commonly occurring in 7-12 year olds around Marin County and to address the challenges of introducing young players to a complex game.
The size of the court, the height of the net, the weight of the ball, and the pace of the game is not well-suited for most athletes younger than 11 or 12 years old. As a result, most kids’ introduction to volleyball is a lot of standing around waiting for their turn to serve the ball into the net.
Other sports have been well-tailored to the younger athlete with more appropriate sized fields, equipment, teams and rules. As a result, sports like soccer are much more appealing than volleyball for young players and their coaches and parents. Volleystart is a program that is designed to change all of that...our goal is to make volleyball an exciting, challenging, fast-paced game for kids as young as 7 years old.
We were among the very first clubs in the country designing programs for young players. After almost ten years of watching how Volleystart has provided the foundation of dozens of successful Marin volleyball players, we are confident and excited about launching the next generation of athletes.
Hope to see you in our gyms soon!
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