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Skills Development

WHAT IS “SKILLS DEVELOPMENT” ?

Skills Development is designated for Athletes of ALL LEVELS ready to take their volleyball skills to the next level. This program will challenge their fundamental skill set and incorporate team drills, strategies and positioning tactics.

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

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)