Keys To Consistent Passing

At BEACH NATION we believe teaching the keys to good consistent passing helps you become the best passer you can be. These keys will stay with you on and off the court so when you are playing or reviewing film of yourself you own the keys that help you improve. The first key is “good passing posture”. Good passing posture … Read More

Warm-Up Drill That Will Elevate Your Beach Game

Having a great warm-up routine is an important step toward being a successful beach athlete and competitor, because: (1) it allows an athlete to be best prepared to play(2) use practice time to focus on playing better and getting better rather than warming up. (3) helps reduce injuries.  Warm up drills can also allow an athlete to learn something, improve at … Read More

Defense, Back Defender Basics

At Beach Nation we teach and believe that it is important for a team to consistently set up in the same spot on defense once the ball is put into play. This is irrespective of if the defender or their partner is serving. Let’s focus on where the back court defender should start on defense and the four reasons why. … Read More

Four Serving Strategies to Score More Points

Serving is a critical part of the game.  A server can make the job of the passer a lot more difficult by serving to spots on the court at different speeds and locations. Here are 4 serving strategies and tactics that will elevate your beach volleyball game.  By working on these techniques during practice and at every scrimmage beach athletes can optimize … Read More

Beach Nation is honored to have John Kessel join the team

Beach Nation, the leader in beach volleyball education, coaching players and coaches, is honored to name John Kessel as part of our coaching and leadership team. After 30 plus years with USA Volleyball, John will now help guide Beach Nation’s transition from beach athletes and coaches to now include doubles volleyball on grass as well.  John remains heavily involved in … Read More

Winning the Side Out Battle

Beach Nation founders, Todd Rogers and Patty Dodd present this webinar on training your athletes to efficiently side out.

3 Fun Ways to Improve Your Beach Game

Technique and skill in any sport will only get you so far. To be at your best as a beach volleyball athlete or coach, it is essential to also enjoy your experience and have fun. That is usually the reason every athlete starts their beach volleyball journey, so why should it be any different when you are a veteran athlete or coach? … Read More