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Skills Development

Early Fall: September 12 – October 30

This is a Development Program for those athletes needing to learn ALL skills, perfect skills, improve skills & start understanding controlled situations on the court. All athletes just starting out in the game need to start with this program. This is also a great program to keep your skills sharp or find your rhythm with skills training & start implementing their skills into game situations. These athletes will will be working on the all of the following skills (passing, setting, serving & hitting, defense & blocking) at ALL LEVELS for this program. All beginners must start with the Skills Development Programs because skills are implemented into play situations gradually to build self confidence & confidence in the sport of volleyball. This program does involved play & INTRODUCTION to Team & knowledge of the game & position knowledge. Next step after this, is League Play when ready.

Some prior experience is recommended but not necessary.

Learning Outcomes

  • Improves the knowledge of volleyball fundamentals and rules
  • Improve individual and cooperative volleyball skills
  • Build confidence to play any position

Additional Information

    • Locations: Riverside Park / Loyola / St David’s
    • Age Groups: Grades PreK-5th & 6th-11th
    • What to Wear/Bring:
      • Water bottles: All locations have water fountains nearby to refill your bottles.
      • Knee pads: These are necessary (Available for purchase for $25)
      • Athletic Wear: Gym shorts, sweatpants, track pants, t-shirts, etc. (No jeans, flannels, button downs, skirts, dresses etc.)
      • Gym sneakers or Volleyball shoes. (No Converses, Air Force 1s, Uggs, heels, boots, etc.)
      • No jewelry allowed on the court (necklaces, chains, earrings, bracelets, etc.)

Note: From shoes to shirts, proper attire is IMPORTANT for everybody on the court’s safety! Coaches may refuse the athlete if athlete is NOT dressed according to dress code

 

LOCATION UES / UWS AGES DAYS TIME
Marymount @ 5th Ave UES Grades 3-5 Sat 11a-12n
St. David’s Gym UES Grades 3-5 Sun 9a-10a
Loyola UES Grades 6-12 MW 8p-9p
St. David’s Gym UES Grades 9-12 Sat & Sun 11a – 12n
St. David’s Gym UES Grades 6-8 Sat & Sun 10a-11a
Riverside Park UWS Grades 6-12 Tue & Thur 4:30p – 6:30p
Riverside Park UWS Grades 6-8 Sat 10a – 11a
Riverside Park UWS Pre-K-2/3-5 Sat 9a – 10a

 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

  • What is HOT Spikers?

Skill program for grades 3rd, 4th & 5th where they start learning about the sport and begin movements and training for all aspects of volleyball with detailed mechanics of all of the skills. (All Levels)

  • What is HOT Little Spikers?

Skill program for Pre-K to 2nd Grade where they start learning about the sport and begin movements and training for all aspects of volleyball with detailed mechanics of all of the skills. (All Levels)

  • What age groups are taught at HOT?
  • PreK – 3rd  HOT Little Spikers
  • 3rd – 5th  HOT Spikers
  • 6th – 8th Middle School
  • 9th-12th High School
  • 18+ Adults
  • What is the difference between Skills Development & Development League Play?

In Skills Development you learn and work all skills every practice and you play at the end of every practice  in doubles or triples, never 6’s at this level because that is a whole other concept..  (All Levels)