ACADEMY

NORTH & SOUTH

A Development Program for Girls & Boys Ages 5-15

PEAK Academy is the youth development program for Mtn Peak Volleyball. The program focuses on developing good, strong fundamentals in girls and boys ages 5-15 to help prepare them for a future competitive environment. We are dedicated to teaching quality fundamentals to all athletes and helping each athlete develop a love for the game of volleyball. Each session is open to athletes ages 5-15; youth ages 5-7 will play with V Soft balls on a special net, 11 and under will play with Volley Lites on a U12 net and ages 12-14 will play with a regular ball on a women's size net. 

 

The monthly program offers lessons that each feed into the next to create a seamless introduction of skills sets with a series of matching muscle-memory based touches. It blends fun challenges on the court with age-appropriate homework that reinforces progress. 

 

Athletes also have the opportunity to join our Academy teams during the club season once they are regular for competitive game play. Academy teams will practice twice per week and attend 1-2 regional tournaments. Additional costs will apply for those wanting to participate on Academy teams.

NORTH ACADEMY PRACTICE OPTIONS:
@ Cedar Ridge Middle School in Hyde Park
Mondays or Wednesdays from 3-4 PM 

$45 (M or W) $75 M/W (both)

SOUTH ACADEMY PRACTICE OPTIONS:
@ Mtn Peak Volleyball Training Facility
Tuesdays from 6-7 PM or Thursdays from 3-4 PM

$45 (Tu or Th) $75 Tu/Th (both)

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Academy Levels

Level 1: Developmental - Introduction to skills. Start here if you have no or very little volleyball experience (school PE, friends, family reunions)

Level 2: Beginner - Skill technique/training. For athletes who have had some volleyball training through camps or clinics.

Level 3: Intermediate - Gamelike application. Athletes can complete all skills taught in level 1 and 2 and are ready to apply to a more gamelike form.

Level 4: Advanced / Academy Teams - Positional training. Athletes have completed levels 1-3 and are ready to train in a small group clinic format with specific attention to different positions.

Athletes will be invited to Testing Day if they are ready to test to move to the next level. At the end of the testing hour, athletes will receive a certificate with an evaluation sheet and the award for that level (see below).

NEXT TESTING DAY: WEDNESDAY, APRIL 28 FROM 7:30-8:30 PM

MAY TESTING DAY: THURSDAY, MAY 27 FROM 4:15-5:15 PM

Level Awards

1st Time Academy: T-shirt

Level 1: Drawstring Bag

Level 2: T-shirt

Level 3: T-shirt

Level 4: Blanket

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