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Level 1 is for beginners - 4th 5th and 6th Graders

We are second to none.

The key to fast ball control skill development is the rate of  contacts/touches.

Our Newbees and level 1 program players will touch the ball at least 5 times more than in any other organization within the same  90 minutes time period. Combined with quality adult coaching focused on a simple philosophy of caring, understanding and patience.

Level 1 practice is capped at 12 players!

LAST 15 MINUTES OF PRACTICE FOR LEVEL 1 BEGINNERS AND NEWBEES ASSISTED BY OUR HS PLAYERS. NO BETTER SUBSTITUTE FOR FAST PROGRESS IN BALL CONTROL. Next step: voice control ;-)


Tuesday Level 1 Fall Session

Level 1 JumpStart® Academy

IMPORTANT: FOR REGISTRATION INTO LEVEL 1, PLAYERS NEED TO BE ABLE TO TOSS A BALL HIGH AND CATCH IT AT LEAST 5 CONSECUTIVE TIMES. PLEASE DO NOT REGISTER FOR THIS LEVEL IF YOUR PLAYER IS NOT ABLE TO DO SO. THE NEWBEES LEVEL WILL BE A MORE APPROPRIATE REGISTRATION TO START WITH.

If you are new to volleyball this is "the" place to start. Session capped at 12 players.

JumpStart® Volleyball Academy operates under a very unique and exciting philosophy. We have created the MTT™ concept where focus is placed solely on helping new and not so new players to acquire and develop the necessary skills to play volleyball before being involved in league and teams as we believe that the game itself should be first and foremost enjoyable and not as so often seen: frustrating even infuriating for everyone involved.

 MTT™ stands for:  Move – Talk – Touch.

  • Move:  we run our drills at a very elevated tempo, encouraging and helping even the most reserved and unsure player to join in and enjoy the physical aspect of the game.
  • Talk: or as we say the 3 C’s. Communication, Communication, Communication. This is probably the most important part of the game. Letting your teammates know of your position and intentions. Our drills demand our players to express themselves vocally at all times with some very surprising but positive results.
  • Touch: bump, set, spike, toss, serve, hit. Development of volleyball skills is directly linked to the number of touches on a ball that a player makes within a 90 minutes practice session. Because of our high tempo and small size practice groups the player’s touch ratio is simply unmatched.

Our years of experience at Beginners Level 1 as well as Level 2 has shown that 6 on 6 league game play is mostly counter-productive and slows the learning process dramatically.

On the other hand our MTT™ concept put the same players in fast and exciting 2 on 2, 3 on 3 and maximum 4 on 4 game play environment with many variations. More space on the court, fewer players to communicate with, more ball touches and more importantly very little hesitation time resulting in less so common and frustrating  “mine or yours?” instances. We also encourage our more experienced and established players to join in these games, serving both as mentors and tutors. Didn’t we all learn so much faster by trying to copy and match our peers? Coaches bring technique and structure to drills but there is no better and exciting learning substitute than watching and playing with the “older” girls.

Finally, when the time comes to enter our JumpStart® Elite Level 2&3 and Spikes™ Level 3/4 teams environment, players, coaches and parents alike acknowledge the fact that team practices are actually true team practices with very little of that precious time spent on individuals’ tune ups.

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Any questions?  please call us @ 720-263-8000 or email: info@spikesvb.com

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Important note LEVEL 1:

We reserve the right to move your young athlete to the Newbees level if he/she is unable to handle Level 1, for example is unable to toss a ball high in the air and catch it 5 times in a row.

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Option 1 - 10 weeks Spring session Only - March 17th till May 21st

Practice days: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5pm to 6:30pm 

$279 Early Discount Registration opens 2/8/2020

$299 Late Registration, after 3/9/2020
 Registration Deadline 3/17/2020

Option 1A - Spring session Only - March 17th till May 19th 2020

Practice days: Tuesdays only from 5pm to 6:30pm 

$199 Early Discount Registration opens 2/8/2020

$229 Late Registration, after 3/9/2020 
 Registration Deadline 3/17/2020

Option 1B - Spring session Only - March 19th till May 21st

Practice days: Thursdays only from 5pm to 6:30pm  

$199 Early Discount Registration opens 2/8/2020

$229 Late Registration, after 3/9/2020 
 Registration Deadline 3/17/2020

Note:

Make up for closed/missed days isn't possible - Tuesday only registered players cannot attend practice on Thursday and vice and versa.

Practices days are per published calendar (pdf) below only.

Registration will be closing automatically when capacity is reached

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Important Notes

 All registered players will need to bring a Valid Medical Certificate at the start of their session, stating that they are fit and in good physical condition to participate in All Terrain volleyball programs and activities. You will find below an example of a Medical Clearance form in a pdf format for your convenience. 

Please note our strict no refund policy:

Without exception Spikes™ LLC has a strict NO REFUND POLICY due to the high costs associated with online registration, administration, and our extremely competitive low priced sessions. By registering and signing the online registration, you agree and understand that all payments are non-refundable under ANY circumstances. You also understand that asking for a refund after having completed online registration is a breach of a legal written contract.

 

We will not communicate with you practice schedule via text or email.

Clear calendar with practice times and dates for all levels and teams is published on our website as a pdf file for your convenience. It is the responsibility of both athletes and parents to check this calendar for closed days and holidays. These Notifications are also clearly published on our website home page under the headline:  Practice - Weather - Notifications.

The Registration "Level 1" is not currently available.