Spots Still Available for Upcoming Islanders Volleyball Camps

CORPUS CHRISTI – A limited number of spots are still available for the 2013 Islanders Volleyball Camps, which start July 8. Camps are available for players in middle school and high school, and will be held on the campus of Texas A&M – Corpus Christi.

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Middle School Skills Camp • July 8-10
10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. • Field House • $125

This is a great opportunity to experience Volleyball camp with the Islanders! The Middle School Camp is for athletes entering the 6th through 9th grade, and is designed for everyone, from year round players to those just starting out. All campers will be evaluated and placed with other players of similar age and ability. All basic volleyball skills will be covered, as well as team drills and competitive games. Campers will receive an Islander Volleyball Camp T-shirt.

Middle School Competition Camp • July 8-10
2-5 p.m. • Field House • $75 ($175 for both skills and competition camps)

Competition camp gives players an opportunity to play in 6 on 6 games in a team environment.  Players can sign up with a team or be placed on one. Each team has a coach and will compete in pool play matches daily. This camp offers limited individual skill instruction and is designed to maximize game play and emphasize team concepts.

Setter/Libero Camp • July 11-12
10 a.m.-1 p.m. & 2 p.m.-4 p.m. • Field House • $115

Setter/Libero camp will allow players to train specifically at their position as well as together to reinforce team concepts. Camp is open to Middle and High School players. Setters will emphasize hand position, body posture, footwork patterns, release, location, and decision making. Setters will also work on right side defense, transitioning with passers and hitters, and executing tempo sets.  Liberos will concentrate on both passing and digging. The camp will focus on body position, footwork patterns, passing and digging techniques, platform control and serve receive. 

High School Skills Camp • July 15-17
9 a.m.-1 p.m. • Field House • $135

Experience Islander Volleyball by attending the High School Skills Volleyball Camp, open to campers entering 9th-12th grade. Islander Coaching Staff members and players will be on hand to instruct campers in a collegiate environment. Sessions will include individual skill training, transition skill training with other positions, and competitive games. Campers will also interact with current Islander Student-Athletes and have the opportunity to learn what it takes to become a college volleyball player. Campers will receive an Islander Volleyball Camp T-shirt.

High School Competition Camp • July 15-17
2-5 p.m. • Field House • $75 ($185 for both skills and competition camps)

Competition camp gives players an opportunity to play in 6 on 6 games in a team environment.  Players can sign up with a team or be placed on one. Each team has a coach and will compete in pool play matches daily. This camp offers limited individual skill instruction and is designed to maximize game play and emphasize team concepts.

Hitter/Blocker Camp • July 18-19
10 a.m.-1 p.m. & 2-4 p.m. • Field House • $115

Hitter/Blocker camp will emphasize both the technique of the approach and arm swing, and the execution of play sets. Camp is open to Middle and High School players. Campers will improve their arm swing, timing and approach mechanics, and work with setters to develop shots and learn to score more points. Campers will also train to improve blocking technique, ability to read hitters and setters, and become better defensively along the net. Hitter/Blocker camp is for all front row players, and campers will train specifically at their position. Additional training will include transitioning from defense and serve receive, jump serving, and out-of-system play.