Sand Recruits

  • May 23, 2018

    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 […]

  • March 11, 2018

    Why every girl should start playing beach volleyball?

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

  • December 21, 2017

    April Ross’ Five tips for serving effectively

    April Ross shares her tips for serving effectively: Pick a spot you want to serve to Serving is all about the toss, practice it. Don’t focus on the power of your serve, focus on the ball to hand contact Take stock of the wind, know which way it’s blowing. Don’t hit the same serve over […]

  • October 29, 2017

    April Ross fights cancer with Side-Out Foundation

    When April Ross’ following started, she wanted to promote a cause that was near and dear to her heart, breast cancer.  The Side-Out Foundation approached her, and after she lost her mother to breast cancer. The Side-Out Foundation focuses on creating cutting-edge research for stage IV cancer, the most advanced stage. They believe that the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]