Defense Clinic: July 6, 2016 (9:00am-12:00pm)
Our Defensive Camp uses expert instruction and heavy repetition to cultivate strong defensive play. Fundamentals are our major emphasis. Passing, ball-handling, proper posture and positioning, digging, reading attackers, and out-of-system setting are all extensively covered—along with other skills commonly used in this area.
This camp is catered to liberos and defensive specialists, but we encourage all positions to attend as doing so will allow them to become more versatile volleyball players.
Serving Clinic: July 6, 2016 (1:00pm-4:00pm)
Our Serving Camp will help you develop into a solid, consistent server. Each camper will receive instruction on all types of serves including but not limited to: float, top-spin, and jump. Our staff will work with you to select the most effective serve your individual ability. We will also deconstruct the skill mentally. Serving is perhaps the most individual volleyball skill, and mental toughness is a key component of serving success. Players looking to build their confidence in serving and those trying fine tune their repertoire will find this camp beneficial.
Setter Clinic: July 7, 2016 (9:00am-12:00pm)
Become the “quarterback” of your team at our setting camp! Learn proper hand position, footwork to the ball, and leadership skills. Practice the execution of various sets, learn to run different offenses, play right back defense and start every game with a great serve. Campers will be broken down into small groups with a head coach for instruction. Each group will be based on age and/or skill level.
Hitter Clinic: July 7, 2016 (1:00pm-4:00pm)
Develop into the terminator for your team in no time with proper arm swing, hand contact, and footwork to the ball. From the beginner to the advanced, every player will learn to become a better attacker. Hitting camp teaches all the elements of a strong attack and will make you a confident hitter from your desired position. Outside, middle, and right side hitting will all be covered. Learn how to hit a variety of sets from your position. Back row attacks and blocking will also be reviewed in this camp.
Campers will be broken up into small groups with a head coach for instruction. Each group will be based on position, age, and/or skill level.
All Skills Camp: July 8-10, 2016
Maximize your volleyball potential at our All Skills Camp. If your goals are to improve your overall technique, general tactical knowledge, and perhaps play collegiate volleyball, this is the camp for you! All skills will be taught and reviewed including: serving, passing, setting, hitting, blocking, and digging. It is a rigorous and challenging program with first-rate competition and outstanding instruction.
Super Session Description
University of Tennessee Strength and Conditioning Coach Holly Frantz will be leading a SUPER SESSION at this camp featuring drills and performance measures used every day by our student-athletes here in Knoxville. This hour long experience gives you the opportunity to truly train like a VOLUNTEER by working on all components of your game—including speed, agility, and quickness.
Measurements will include: vertical jump, standing reach, speed, and flexibility. SUPER SESSION participants will be able to see how they measure up to their competition because statistics of this style are typically used by collegiate athletics programs to evaluate potential prospects.
In order to be eligible for the SUPER SESSION, participants must first be enrolled in the All Skills Camp. The Registration fee is $25 per athlete.
Team Training Camp: July 12-14, 2016
TEAM TRAINING CAMP is an intense, structured program that will focus on tactical instruction, utilizing team drills, and competition to develop team offensive and defensive systems. This year we will be implementing a wave scheduling system, allowing teams attending camp to train at various times throughout the day, spread out over three days. Sessions will consist of individual skill development, positional work, team competition, and team building.
Each team must have AT LEAST 8 PLAYERS to participate.
Team Competition Camp: July 18-20, 2016
TEAM COMPETITION CAMP is an intense, structured program that will focus on team development and performance through training with teammate and compete against participating camp teams from different states and regions. This year we will be implementing a wave scheduling system, allowing teams attending camp to train at various times throughout the day, spread out over three days. Sessions will consist of skill development, team tactics, team competition, and team building.
Each team must have AT LEAST 8 PLAYERS to participate.
Youth Day Camp: July 16, July 23, and July 30, 2016
New this summer, we are happy to be holding Youth Day Camps throughout the month of July, designed for children ages 5-12 and runs from 9:00am-11:30am. Campers will be divided into age/skill appropriate groups and weight-modified balls, adjusted net heights, and smaller courts will be used to help teach the basic fundamentals and foster an enjoyable, learning environment for all campers no matter skill level or age. The camp will focus on an introduction to the basics of volleyball using fun skills and games unique to this age group; breaks will be included.
All camps are open to any and all entrants (limited only by number, age, grade level, or gender). All camp registrations include a free t-shirt.