The monthly newsletter designed to inform the junior volleyball community on the different facets related to the business and trends of club volleyball.
From the JVA Office: Modifications and Considerations for Fall and Winter Competition
As teams return to play, analyzing and aggregating motivation and identity data can be key in identifying and working through struggles that may have arisen during this unprecedented time. The abrupt stop during the last season can cause shifts in the ways that players and teams interpret their mindset in future events. Let's identify how volleyball directors and coaches can help players learn to take ownership of their mind and motivation.
Do you ever feel like to-do list for tryouts tends to get longer rather than shorter as you approach the first date? Preparing for hundreds of athletes to enter your tryout system is not for the weak. Here are 10 steps to guide your club staff toward a successful tryout season.
5 Keys to Forearm Passing in Beach Volleyball
Teaching the keys to good consistent passing can help young athletes become stronger partners. Here are 5 passing keys to apply on and off the court to help beach athletes improve their game from the coaches at Beach Nation.
Recruiting Solutions: 5 Tips for the Class of 2021
For student athletes who are currently seniors graduating in 2021, it seems there are two scenarios happening right now: 1) In communication with schools and 2) No communication with schools. Here are 5 communication tips for 2021 volleyball athletes to move your recruiting process closer to the goal of playing at the collegiate level.
Technology Solutions: Setting up Live Stream for Your Club
With limited or no spectators in facilities across the country, junior volleyball club directors and program administrators are shopping around for the best solution to live stream practices and matches. You do not necessarily need to spend thousands of dollars to make it happen. Zoos, Daycares and Animal Shelters have been utilizing live stream feeds to emotionally connect viewers from afar. Here are steps your club can take to live stream to your members and college coaches this season:
SHARE WITH YOUR ATHLETES!
All junior volleyball athletes and parents of junior volleyball athletes are invited to join this free live discussion with four AVP professional beach volleyball athletes and members of Team USA Beach: Tri Bourne, Sara Hughes, Emily Stockman and Crissy Jones as we glimpse into the athletes' point of views. Utilizing their experiences, athletes can learn and improve from the challenges they’ve had to overcome.

This session is for athletes and parents only. Attendees will be able to ask the athletes questions to create some great dialogue.
In this week's JVA Coach to Coach Video of the Week powered by Netlynx Sports KIVA (Louisville, KY) shares an explanation and demonstration of how they train their back row defenders to dig a ball 1-2 steps away with a cross over step and angled platform.
Helpful Reading and Resources
How to Turn Tryouts into a Revenue-Generating Event
If your sports club is like most athletic organizations, you need ways to add revenue to your cash flow. While collecting fees from athletes and holding fundraisers can offer some financing, another option to add money to your budget is through tryouts. Learn more.
Augusta Sportswear Brands is here to help you create a custom look this season with High Five sublimated jerseys! There’s still time to create your own design. Sublimated jerseys ship 15 days after art approval. Design your own, and contact your team dealer to get started today! Uniform questions? Email Stefanie Smith at Augusta Sportswear Brands: ssmith@augustasportswear.com.
Must Use Drills for Your Next Volleyball Tryout
From Our Partner TeamGenius
In order to form a successful team, you need to test the right skills to identify the players’ strengths and weaknesses. You need players who can serve, dig, set, and attack the ball.
The Club Management Education Track at the AVCA Virtual Convention
From Our Partner AVCA
The AVCA Virtual Convention offers a half day of educational programming targeted specially for club directors and staff charged with managing the business operations of a club. Whether you are new to the role or a veteran looking to brush up on your skills these sessions will make you a more effective leader for your club. Access to all sessions in the club management track are free with a Virtual Convention registration. Register by November 6th to save $50! View the schedule here.
AOC Talent ID Camps: How to get recruited in 2020
From Our Partner, Art of Coaching Volleyball
The recruiting landscape has drastically changed in 2020. With limited opportunities to be seen by college coaches in person this year, we're partnering with Asics and Triple Crown to provide athletes with an opportunity to showcase their skills and get filmed for college coaches across the country to see. Camps are selling out quick! Find the Talent ID Camp closest to you and inform your athletes to reserve their spot today.
Win a Free $250 Gift Card to 431 Sports
From Our Partner 431Sports
With over 400 full-time staff and 300 part-time and seasonal teammates, 431 Sports offers exceptional customer service, expert product selection and exclusive rewards and benefits to volleyball clubs. 431 Sports is proud to be the Official Team Store Partner of the JVA.
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