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The JVA is a non-profit organization that provides education and resources to junior volleyball clubs around the country. The JVA’s mission is to grow and develop junior volleyball through education and events, offering options and support for indoor and beach clubs nationwide. Learn more!

The Landing Paradox: Training Volleyball Players to Jump and Land

This article is a recent post on the JVA Blog, providing education for Club Directors, Coaches, Players and Volleyball Fans. The first lesson coaches and athletes should understand is that most volleyball players do not land, they fall, and if the ground was not there they would just continue falling. Simplifying the task to allow for the athlete to learn to Read the full article...

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Beach Volleyball Provides Perfect Compliment for Indoor Volleyball Clubs

This article is a recent post on the JVA Blog, providing education for Club Directors, Coaches, Players and Volleyball Fans. As beach volleyball grows in popularity, clubs with indoor instruction are expanding programming to meet the interests of their athletes. In turn, clubs are finding competing on sand has given their players improved mental stamina, physical endurance and a deeper love Read the full article...

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Keep Your Team Engaged to Avoid the Mid-Season Slump

This article is a recent post on the JVA Blog, providing education for Club Directors, Coaches, Players and Volleyball Fans.   As the midpoint of the season nears and the weather starts to warm, club directors and coaches can find themselves facing the challenge of keeping athletes engaged. From setting new goals to re-evaluating coaches and players — or even taking Read the full article...

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Beach Program Basics and the First 8 Practices

This article is a recent post on the JVA Blog, providing education for Club Directors, Coaches, Players and Volleyball Fans.    Indoor clubs are finding success growing participation and members from the grassroots level. However, beach clubs often have new players who have played years of indoor volleyball, but are new to the beach game. 692 Beach, a JVA member club Read the full article...

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Proposed NCAA Legislation: A Call to Action for Volleyball Clubs

Proposed NCAA Legislation: A Call to Action for Volleyball Clubs View article here This article is a recent post on the JVA Blog, providing education for Club Directors, Coaches, Players and Volleyball Fans.       Recently, the AVCA published an article in its blog regarding proposed legislation that could directly affect how PSA’s are recruited. With over 85% of collegiate volleyball athletes Read the full article...

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Finding a Volleyball Facility on Short Notice

This article is a recent post on the JVA Blog, providing education for Club Directors, Coaches, Players and Volleyball Fans.    Could your club survive after losing access to 12 courts during the club volleyball season? Somehow, in the winter of 2013 Husky Volleyball Club managed to survive. Our club had grown to 45 teams and was using over 120 Read the full article...

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Running a Youth Volleyball Program and How to Find Your Dragon

Running a Youth Volleyball Program and How to Find Your Dragon   Click here to view article in JVA Blog.   Perhaps you have listened to volleyball coaches complain they wish their current players would read the opponent better, or mention disappointment in a player’s current form while performing a specific skill. I’ve heard numerous times a “next level” coach having to Read the full article...

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Building Fearless Competitors

Creating a Culture that Teaches Players to Be Confident, Think for Themselves and Lead on the Court and in Life   This article is a recent post on the JVA Blog, providing education for Club Directors, Coaches, Players and Volleyball Fans.      A critical aspect of coaching and teaching is creating the right environment for learning. How is the learning Read the full article...

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Strength in Partnerships Beyond Your Club

This article is a recent post on the JVA Blog, providing education for Club Directors, Coaches, Players and Volleyball Fans.     Volleyball is unique in the world of sports. Participation in our sport has continued to grow despite a lack of major corporate sponsorships, mainstream TV coverage or huge financial incentives for professional athletes. Regardless of the source you Read the full article...

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