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Three Ways Beach Coaches Can Prepare Their Athletes for the College Level

By Russell Brock, Junior Volleyball Assiciaton, 04/12/18, 12:00PM CDT

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Junior beach coaches need to do their part to continue challenging their athletes and finding ways to incorporate technical training, as well as strength and agility training into each practice.

Transitioning from high school to college is no easy feat. Competing in varsity collegiate beach volleyball is a goal that many junior beach athletes work towards. Junior beach coaches have a large impact on whether that goal is attained or not.

Here are 3 ways junior beach coaches can prepare their athletes for the transition to the collegiate level.

1. Train more than you play

One of the biggest challenges we've had in transitioning true beach junior players into the college experience is the incredibly different training schedule. 

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The JVA is an association of Junior Club Directors and Coaches who are dedicated to all facets of junior volleyball and have a desire to offer the best programming possible to their members. We are the leaders and forward thinkers in Junior Volleyball Programs and we are a voice for junior clubs. Our number one goal is to help club programs and events thrive.