Exciting news! Kerri Schuh has joined our coaching staff for the 2020 Beach season. Kerri is a current Pro Beach Volleyball player on the AVP Tour and founder of The Sandbox here in Wisconsin. Impact & The Sandbox have teamed up in an effort to keep growing the sport of Beach Volleyball in Wisconsin. We will be working together to put on events, clinics, camps and training sessions for kids in the Fox Cities and beyond.
"Kerri is so passionate about the sport and wants nothing more than to pass her knowledge and experience on to our youth. Kerri wants to bring opportunity with her experience living in California and playing on the Pro Beach Tour. Kerri & I share the same passion and want to make sure our athletes receive the very best. Please join us this season out in the sand for a lot of fun and growth in the sport!"
What is AVP Academy?
The AVP is the largest professional and amateur Beach Volleyball Tour in the country, hosting a number of tournaments and featuring some of the world’s best beach volleyball players. Partnering with the AVP allows us to take our program to new heights, utilize the AVP Academy online training platform, as well as having players train with AVP Certified coaches. Through AVP Academy they are growing the game of beach volleyball by creating a streamlined, consistent curriculum that will help players maximize their skill development at the highest rate possible. The AVP Academy program utilizes training components that successful Olympic and professional beach volleyball teams currently use and makes this training available to youth players through an online portal that only AVP Academy members have access to.
AVP Academy Fox Valley is one of only 12 other AVP’s Flagship Academies in the country, joining the ranks of Palm Beach, Phoenix, New York and Los Angeles, to name a few. We are committed to developing the whole athlete through the latest coaching techniques and philosophies, and has leveraged the AVP Academy online platform to achieve this. Our coaches, players and parents serve as positive ambassadors for the sport of beach volleyball by encouraging good sportsmanship and high personal integrity at all times and in all situations. Impact on the Beach / AVP Academy Fox Valley run at The Bar in Oshkosh from May to the end of July.
Impact Beach / AVP Academy Fox Valley coaches have years of experience coaching and playing beach volleyball, and are the ONLY beach volleyball coaches in the Fox Valley area certified by the AVP.
Beach volleyball is now an NCAA sport, and we want to give young players an opportunity and a path to play beach volleyball at the college level. The AVP Academy is a viable pipeline to make this happen, as it utilizes a proven professional elite training program.
We meet the needs of the novice and competitive volleyball player, whether you are a player looking to play beach volleyball at the next level or an indoor player looking to train and enhance your skills and conditioning in the indoor off season.
Impact on the Beach IS AVP Academy Fox Valley!
We’ve partnered with the best, to be the best, to build the best!
Impact VBC and AVP Academy partner in 2019 to form the AVP Academy Fox Valley! Click on media release PDF below!
Impact Beach / AVP Academy Fox Valley will have our 2020 Open House & Free Practice sessions on Sunday, April 26th at The Bar in Oshkosh indoor sand courts.
We'll answer questions, demonstrate drills being used in our practice sessions, explain the benefits of beach training and give parents a chance to watch their young athletes play and enjoy the game.
We look forward to seeing all of you in April at our Open House!
2020 Program Details:
Season begins Sunday, May 10th and ends on Sunday, August 2nd.
Wisconsin 2020 Beach Tournaments: Tournament list (click here) Keep checking this link. List will grow as season comes closer.
Why Play Beach Volleyball?
If your answer is yes, then Impact on the Beach is for you!!!
Olympic Coach and Gold Medalist Karch Kiraly recommends beach for all players. According to Karch, "It's easier to take your outdoor skills into the gym than bring your indoor skills outside. Simple reason. Beach forces you to have all the skills! That's why I think every player should play beach. Learning those skills will help improve a player's indoor performance." Karch Kiraly's VolleyBlog (click here)
USA Volleyball's John Kessel recommends beach too. He says, "The beach game is great for improving your indoor skills. Whatever your weaknesses are, you get to work on them every rally. Unlike the 6-person game, you touch the ball in every rally with only two players covering the court. You learn to read and anticipate much better. It teaches you to adapt. Beach requires ball control and skill more than physical giftedness."
John Cook says, "We feel there are many advantages to training in the sand and we have gone as far as building an indoor sand court at Nebraska. Not only can the players play on the sand, but we can train them to jump higher and move faster."
Impact on the Beach / AVP Academy Fox Valley 2020 is once again partnering with PLASTIC / KAMENA Clothing to produce all our official competition and casual Beach Volleyball clothing. Today, PLASTIC / KAMENA clothing is one of the premier faces of the volleyball lifestyle. Thanks Dave for all you do and helping to make Impact on the Beach successful since 2018! Looking forward to another GREAT year in 2020!
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