Sand Recruits

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    August 23, 2017

    3 R’s to keep yourself on track with your goals

    At this point in the season you are in full swing of your beach season. In our previous discussions we covered pre tournament readiness, resetting during matches, and setting and establishing goals. You have most likely had up’s and down’s and so goes the nature of sports and competition. Four of the most critical tenets […]

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    October 2, 2017

    Mike Bright “occupied a really special place in the history of our sport”

    Mike Bright, one of the brightest stars in beach volleyball, passed away on September 22nd at 79 years old. He was a three-time USA volleyball Olympian and won five consecutive Manhattan Beach Opens, which still remains a record. He and his partner Mike O’Hara were one of the first teams to successfully utilize the block […]

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    September 21, 2017

    The Emergence of Girl’s Junior Beach Volleyball

    Want to make your indoor game better than it already is? Don’t take your summers off, join a beach league! Playing beach volleyball is a lot tougher than indoor. For starters, there are only two of you on the court so you have a lot more ground to cover, but on top of that you […]

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    August 25, 2017

    As he nears 45, Hyden ready for another season on the beach

    This summer Hyden, 45 years old, won his 26th title at the AVP championship in Chicago, the oldest to ever do so, earning himself the FIVB Most Inspirational Player. Hyden played a lot of sports growing up but didn’t take to volleyball until he realized he wasn’t going to get a scholarship with basketball. He […]

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    July 25, 2017

    Walsh Jennings drops out of FIVB Worlds, Emily Day to replace her

    Kerri Walsh Jennings had to withdraw from the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships on Friday after dislocating her shoulder in the semi finals. Emily Day will replace the three-time Olympic champion and compete with her partner Nicole Branagh. The two have never competed together, but have trained and practiced together. Walsh Jennings is headed into […]

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    June 11, 2017

    World Series of Beach: “A pop-culture event appealing to a mass audience”

    The World Series of Beach is not just a beach volleyball tournament, it is set up to be inclusive to the entire community. There are international, domestic, junior and amateur volleyball games. The tournament is invite only and headlining are several Olympic medalists. The tournament begins with two pools of USA teams and two pools […]

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    March 11, 2017

    Why every girl should start playing beach volleyball?

    Beach volleyball for junior girls is exploding in popularity due to its popularity…