Mini Volleyball Program for 6-8 years olds is an introduction to the sport of volleyball for the young. It's a fun and creative program. The program runs about 1 hour long with remainder of time used for eye-hand coordination activity.
Atomic Basic's for 9-11 years olds an introduction to the sport of volleyball providing activities while learning the movement needed to play the sport. Co-ed participation.
Triple Ball Program for 12-13 year olds is the next progression in the development of a volleyball athlete. This is a national program in Canada and has been deemed to be instructed for this age group. Tripleball when played is controlled serve with play action. Every sessions include training in the sport with a certified coach along with some game play. It's a progression of skills development and game play.
Mini, Atomic and Triple ball Volleyball program has been developed by Volleyball Canada in conjunction with the Canadian Sport for Life Programming (Long Term Athlete Development). Atomic provides programming for the LEARNING TO TRAIN STAGE which targets boys’ and girls’ ages 9 -12.
Atomic participants will learn the basics of volleyball: forearm and overhead passing, hitting, serving, basic team movement, and sportsmanship. Each session is 1.5 hours long; every session has a section focused on skills followed by modified game play.
Mini, Atomic and Triple ball program is teaching the sport to any age. The technical components of the skills are the same for any beginner to the sport. The practices are of different levels to accommodate any level of player. There are three levels of practice plans in each session to enable the instructor to keep all the players involved. The practice plans are progressive to make moving some players onto more challenging activities while others may continue working on the easier ones. Each session has activities designed for Novice, Intermediate and Advanced levels.
When a player reaches the Advanced level it would be suggested to move to playing competitive volleyball by trying out for a club volleyball team.
Parent as coaches: Parents are encouraged to participate in their childs development. Come in and join on the courts. Parents with volleyball knowledge are welcome to provide assistance during the program. Inquire with the coaching staff about participating.