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FALL 2019

AUGUST 19 - OCTOBER 30
MONDAY & WEDNESDAY
5:00 - 6:30 PM

$250

WINTER 2020

TUESDAY & FRIDAY
JANUARY 7 - MARCH 6
5:00 - 6:30 PM

$250

3-6TH GRADE VOLLEYBALL PROGRAM FOCUSED ON EXPLORING VOLLEYBALL THROUGH FUN GAMES THAT MEET THE DEVELOPMENTAL NEEDS OF THE PLAYERS. 

 

We think that training 3-6th graders on the same size net and court as our olympic players compete on is kind of silly. Ignition athletes have fun playing the game on smaller courts, with lower nets, and a lighter ball. These slight changes add up to better long term learning.

We begin by playing doubles on day 1. The players explore the game with a partner, against other teams. We use scoring and rule variations to teach principles of volleyball through the doubles game. Small-sided games give each player a lot of  chances to touch the ball and work with a teammate, which are critical skills in volleyball.

We then transition to 4-on-4, using various modified games and goals to guide the athletes through concepts of larger team play. Most 6-on-6 concepts emerge in the 4-on-4 game, with the athletes receiving more touches per session.

In our gym, we use games to teach and learn, because they are both fun and realistic. The athletes move quickly from demonstrations to games, to explore the concepts we are teaching.