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Best 2 Person Volleyball Drill Ever! Dig, Freeball, Perimeter Swing

Photo Credit: AVP When you can’t get a full squad to practice, there is still PLENTY of live work you can get done on the court. We set our sideline boundaries so that we have about 2 feet of space we need to hit in. Our deep

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Basic Setting Drill: Pass Set Set Set Catch

Here is a Basic Setting Drill for all you coaches and players. This can be done on one side of the net with 2-6 Players. Always come from a serve receive position as the initial setter and make sure that each set attempt is an effort to

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Make Your Setter Better: Advanced Beach Volleyball Passing Concepts

Does it seem like your setter is struggling to get you the perfect ball? Don’t throw stones! Stop and think if you gave them enough time to go through their setting routine! Is your passing improving as fast as you would like? Are you getting the coaching

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Are you a victim of this passing mistake?

Is your passing improving as fast as you would like? Are you getting the coaching feedback you need to make sure you are practicing correctly? I made this video to help you and I hope you use it to take your beach volleyball game to the next

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Are you FED UP with passing and serve receive woes? Want to pass nails?! You need to see this…

  Is your passing improving as fast as you would like? Are you getting the coaching feedback you need to make sure you are practicing correctly? I made this video to help you and I hope you use it to take your beach volleyball game to the

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How to Get More Kills: Part 5 of Top 5 Things that are KILLING your game

Problem #5: You don’t have a clue what the defense is doing. Mistake: No look in the approach / looking way to early. Easy Fix: Eyes forward on the last two steps. Models: Bruno Oscar-Schmidt, Todd Rogers “I got shots. I got every shot. I got shots

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Top 5 Things that are KILLING your game. Part 4: Not digging the easy balls.

We have to start with an apology. I started this series back in the summer with the intent to finish it inside of 10 weeks. The responsibilities of running a company, working with athletes and my personal competitive schedule took precedence over the blog series. VolleyCamp Hermosa

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What’s your GOAD?

This morning I had the pleasure of chatting with a Redondo Beach neighbor who is an older gentleman.  We were talking about life and jobs, and he asked me what my goals and ambitions are.  I mentioned that I want to play beach volleyball at the highest

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Top 5 Things that are KILLING your game. Part 3: Not maximizing space for your hitting arm.

After coaching thousands of beach volleyball players over the years I’ve recently noticed that I’ve been able to put a few pieces of advice on repeat. There are certain types of errors that run absolutely rampant throughout the amateur population. The interesting thing is that the same

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Top 5 Things that are KILLING your game Part 2: Low Passes

After coaching thousands of beach volleyball players over the years I’ve recently noticed that I’ve been able to put a few pieces of advice on repeat. There are certain types of errors that run absolutely rampant throughout the amateur population. The interesting thing is that the same

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Top 5 Things that are KILLING your game: Part 1

After coaching thousands of beach volleyball players over the years I’ve recently noticed that I’ve been able to put a few pieces of advice on repeat. There are certain types of errors that run absolutely rampant throughout the amateur population. The interesting thing is that the same

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Practice Session: Feet to Ball Work

I received a question from one of my friends in Virginia Beach: “Coaching some U-16 girls and the smaller girl has a hard time seeing/adjusting to a tight set (not necessarily a bad set just tighter than usual). Got any drills to improve her last two steps

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VolleyCamp Hermosa tags Alison Wise for Manager position.

After announcing our search for a part time manager, VolleyCamp Hermosa received dozens of emails and applications. We were honored to see that so many people wanted to be a part of making the “Volleyball Dream” accessible to the rest of the world. We are constantly striving

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Mark Burik joins the writing staff of Volleyball Magazine!

Volleyball Magazine recently announced that our Head Coach, Mark Burik, will be a contributing journalist for the 2016 calendar year. Burik has written numerous articles for Avp.com, authored a beach volleyball drill book for BeachCamp and enjoys sharing his thoughts on life, adventure, success and motivation here

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Practice Session: Agility to Defense

Some agility and defense work to warm up with. Jake started out the day running high like he did here but by the end his shoulders were getting out front and he was able to get to balls easier. He does an awesome job of lifting this dig high enough

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Practice Session: Deep Serve to Transition

Here’s a great focused serving and defense drill we use at VolleyCamp Hermosa practices. This works well with 3 players or 2 players and a parent. Click on the Book Now tab to see our upcoming camps or just schedule a 1 on 1 Private Lesson at any time that

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Join the VolleyCamp Hermosa Team!

VOLLEYCAMP HERMOSA IS SEEKING A PART-TIME LIVE-IN MANAGER   VolleyCamp Hermosa Manager Position This is a part time position for an approximation of 15 hours/week with a salary of $15 per hour. The nature of the work is flexible and there are no set hours but the

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VolleyCamp Hermosa teams up with Anytime Fitness

VolleyCamp Hermosa is proud to announce that we have a new training partner in Hermosa Beach! ANYTIME FITNESS and VolleyCamp Hermosa have teamed up to provide you with a top tier training experience! Get your ANYTIME FITNESS membership through VolleyCamp Hermosa and receive exclusive discounts on short

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Film Session: Are you using video like the pros?

Take your game to the next level! Elevate your Volleyball IQ through video!   There are so many tools out there to help athletes get better, but none are quite as efficient as video. With video, athletes can see and learn instantly. Video does not lie. Athletes

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How to Live Beyond Average. An Article for the Hustlers.

To the Hustlers. I figured it out when I was 14. That was my freshman year of high school. Until then I had only been trying to keep up. I was raised in a family of four boys. They’re all older, talented and are largely responsible for

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I’m a Coach. I’m a Builder.

  I’m a Coach. I’m a Builder. A few days ago, someone who put a lot of hours in with me sent a quick message. It was an update of sorts. I think it was also a thank you letter. Either way, I’ve received a couple of

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Do you believe…..In Defense?

Do you Believe….In Defense? What makes a great defender? The ability to read. Positioning Picking up tendencies. Speed. Reaction time. Perfectly timed fakes. All of these things contribute. In the end, however, they are nothing without one necessary component, BELIEF. I’ve coached a few thousand players and I’ve

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What’s missing from your training regimen?

This article is geared toward a very particular set of players but the lessons herein can be applied across all endeavors of life. As sporting people often do, we’ll use the game we know and love as the foremost example but, while reading, don’t limit your imagination

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Prolonging Your Adventure Volleyball Career Through the Appropriately Timed Use of the Word ‘Yes’ (as Well as Smiling, Cooking and Cleaning).

The United States of America, Mexico, Cuba, The Dominican Republic, The Cayman Islands, Puerto Rico, Canada, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, France, Spain, Austria, Switzerland, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, India, Slovenia, Slovakia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Turkey, Tunisia, Australia and New Zealand. This short list of beautiful countries represents

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Journey of Improvement. An email exchange from one of my players…

“Hey Mark, It’s Sivan from Aviator Black 2 years ago. It’s been about a year since any of us have heard of you. How are you? I know this is random, but I was wondering, during that period of time that you were trying to improve yourself,

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AVP Players have it… Do you?

I recently had a conversation with a person who had contacted me on Facebook. In January I started a company called VolleyCamp Hermosa which provides accommodation and coaching for beach volleyballers who want to test the sands of the southern left coast. This young man was interested

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VolleyCamp Hermosa – See What Its All About

We are proud to have spent some time with Mpu at http://www.agamephotography.com/ and here is the result!  

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The Norwegians Have Arrived!

Team Norway is here!   Post by VolleyCamp Hermosa.

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Its GO TIME

VolleyCamp Hermosa has officially launched! We are ready to begin hosting athletes and training on the amazing Southern California sands! Check out our Training Packages along with our About page to see what VolleyCamp Hermosa is all about! See you on the sand!

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VolleyCamp Hermosa
Pacific Coast Highway
Hermosa Beach, CA 90254

Tel: (234) 752-9824
Email: info@volleycamphermosa.com