Beach Volleyball Coaching Clinic

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Beach Volleyball Coaching Clinic

The Beach Coaching Clinic is a two-day course aimed at anyone who wants to start coaching on the beach. The course will equip you with the tools, knowledge and resources needed to get started coaching on sand, covering ideas and technical information for working with beginners to more experienced groups.

Delivered by Denise Austin, author of ‘A Guidebook to the Beach Game’, who brings a wealth of over 20 years’ experience of beach volleyball to the table, this course is not to be missed.

What does the course cover?

The course will prepare you to plan, organise, and deliver beach volleyball sessions in a safe and enjoyable manner to a group of adults or children.

The course will cover the specific techniques, skills, teamwork and simple tactics in preparation for playing a game including:

  • How to serve; differences for the beach; tactics of serving
  • How to receive the serve, where to stand, how to pass and options for passing
  • How to set the ball and the range of sets specific to the beach
  • How to attack using hard and soft shots and how beach differs
  • How to block & defend the court, plus defensive systems

Who is the course aimed at?

The course is open to anyone aged at least 16 years of age by the first day of the course, who is interested in learning about coaching beach volleyball, be they a qualified coach, a player or someone looking to get into coaching.

All attendees who successfully complete the course will receive a certificate of attendance form Volleyball England. To be qualified to independently lead beach volleyball coaching sessions, you will also need to hold a Level 2 coaching qualification. You can find out more about our Level 2 course here.

Course Dates and Location

The course is split over two days and will be delivered on:

  • Saturday 15th April from 9am-5pm
  • Sunday 16th April from 9am-5pm

The course will be held at:

  • Oxford Beach Courts
  • Cutteslowe Park
  • Oxford
  • OX2 8ES

To view the course location on Google Maps, please click here.

Course Fees and Funding

The course costs £140 per person, which includes:

  • Tuition from 9am-5pm on Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th April
  • A copy of ‘A Guidebook to the Beach Game’ by Denise Austin (also available via our shop here)
  • A certificate of attendance on completion

The following are not included in the course fee:

  • Accommodation
  • Food and drinks for Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th April

Please click here to visit sport coach UK’s funding for coaching page and click on the right hand side of that page to download the latest ‘Funding Opportunities for Coaching’ information document.

What to bring?

You should bring:

  • Appropriate clothing for outdoor beach practice
  • A pen and notebook
  • Food and drinks for each day of the course

How can I book onto the course?

Please visit our courses page here to book onto the Beach Coaching Clinic.

The deadline for booking your place is 3pm on Friday 31st March 2017.

If you need any assistance booking onto the course, please contact the Volleyball England Hub via email or call 01509 227722

Book onto a Beach Clinic

Please visit our Course Finder to book onto a clinic.

If you require anymore information on a Beach Clinic please contact the Workforce Team via email or call 01509 227722

For more information about the courses on offer and how they run refer here to the Course Organisers Handbook