Webinar with Kåre Mol online

We announced the webinar with Kåre Mol at the beginning of the year, now you can watch the full 2 hours online on youtube:

Webinar with Kåre Mol

IBVCA Coach Kåre Mol is the father of Anders Mol and coach of the best male beach-volleyball duo in the world at the moment: Mol/Sorum.
In a webinar hosted by former Dutch national volleyball players, Yannick van Harskamp and Dirk Sparidans from Njoi Life, he shared his passion and knowledge about our beloved game! 
Take a moment to imagine coaching the most successful beach volleyball team in the world. Now imagine being part of the long journey to reach it. To know how it feels we must talk with someone who does… in this episode listen to Kåre Mol!

(and watch the full 2 hours webinar for € 7,50)

Watch a short teaser here:

IBVCA – Video Interviews: Episode 1 – A Conversation with Richard Lambourne

A few days before Christmas we have a real highlight for our followers: a video interview with Richard Lambourne. Lambourne is currently coach of US-Team Crabb/Gibb, but worked with many other american Top-Teams before that.

We hope to make more of these video interviews, let us know how you like this one in the comments!

Enjoy!

Angie Akers revealed as a Speaker at the AVCA Convention 2020

Angie Akers is currently the Head Coach for the USA Beach National Team of April Ross and Alix Klineman and previously led the Dutch Beach National Team of Madelein Meppelink and Marleen van Iersel to 4 FIVB medals (2 silver, 2 bronze) and a 6th place overall Olympic Ranking.

At this year’s AVCA Virtual Convention she will take us into the training process she is utilizing with April and Alix as they prepare for the Olympics. Coaches will see first hand how she develops and executes dills to promote improvement in elite athletes.

If you are interested find more info about the AVCA Convention here: https://avcaconvention.org/beach-education-track/

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IBVCA Coach Awards 2019

The IBVCA Coach Awards for the 2019 season were held last night at the European Championships in Jurmala, Latvia! These awards are voted by our members and are based on the performances and/or development achieved by the coach and their respective team(s).

The winners for season 2019 are:

Best Coach Women: Scott Davenport

Best Coach Men: Slava Nyrka

Most Outstanding Improvement Men: Martin Olejnak

Most Outstanding Improvement Women: Genadijs Samoilovs

 

Interview with Danny Wood about the differences and similarities between the men’s game and women’s game

Dani Wood is one of the coaches on the world tour who worked with both genders at a high level. In this interview he answers how he worked with men compared to women and what he changed in his approach and what remained the same. If you are interested in switching from coaching men to coaching women or the other way round or if you just want to hear what an experience beach volleyball coach at the highest level has to say, this is a good read for you!

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Interview with Dr. George Giatsis about th kinesiological analysis of arm swing techniques in Beachvolleyball Players

Dr George Giatsis is an Associate Professor in Kinesiology of Volleyball with an emphasis on Beach Volleyball at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece. He played for Greece on the World Tour and has been a top-level coach for many years in Volleyball and Beachvolleyball.

His current scientific project in Kinesiology is about the arm swing technique in spike attack in Volleyball and Beachvolleyball. He has analysed all the top players (male and female) since 1982 in Volleyball and Beachvolleyball in the major events of Olympic Games, World Championship and Champions League. He is focusing on differences in the movement during the cocking phase (arm movement from jump to “turning point” (elbow is back)).  

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