All Skills Training Program

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Join the Cincinnati Volleyball Academy’s Club Prep All Skills Training Program and take your game to the next level! Our meticulously designed program focuses on honing your speed, agility, and plyometrics, while refining your serving, passing, setting, and more.

• Tailored Training: Each session is crafted to enhance specific volleyball skills, complemented by intense game play to test your progress.

• Expert Coaches: Learn from the best! Our experienced coaches are committed to improving your game strategy and athletic performance.

• All-Around Development: We provide a well-rounded approach to help you excel in every aspect of the game, from powerful attacks to impenetrable defense.

Dates: Starting November 9th, Tuesdays and Thursdays

Time: 4pm – 6pm

Age Groups: Open for athletes (12 and Under & 13+) ready to level up their skills.

Register Now – Spots are Extremely Limited! Don’t miss out on the opportunity to stand out this volleyball season. Secure your spot in our Club Prep All Skills Training Program and be part of a winning team!

Your volleyball journey begins here
transform your potential into excellence!

Cincinnati Volleyball Academy:

All Skills Training Program Schedule

Thursday, November 9th:

4:00 pm – 4:30 pm:

Speed, Agility & Plyometrics

Focus: Enhancing overall athleticism with drills designed to improve quickness, explosive power, and efficient movement on the court.

4:30 pm – 6:00 pm:

Serving/Passing/Setting/Hot Point Game Play

Focus: Perfecting the fundamentals of serving, passing, and setting. The session concludes with Hot Point Game Play to apply these skills in a dynamic, game-like environment.

Tuesday, November 14th:

4:00 pm – 4:30 pm:

Speed, Agility & Plyometrics

Focus: A progressive plyometric session aimed at increasing the height and power of jumps, essential for effective blocking and attacking.

4:30 pm – 6:00 pm:

Attacking/Blocking/Defense/Hot Point Game Play

Focus: Intensifying attacking strategies, mastering blocking techniques, and reinforcing defensive skills, with integration into Hot Point Game scenarios.

Thursday, November 16th:

4:00 pm – 4:30 pm:

Speed, Agility & Plyometrics

Focus: Advanced agility training tailored to simulate in-game movement patterns for improved on-court performance.

4:30 pm – 6:00 pm:

Serving/Passing/Setting/Hot Point Game Play

Focus: A repeat of Tuesday’s session to reinforce serving, passing, and setting skills, with an emphasis on consistency and precision during Hot Point Game Play.

Tuesday, November 21st:

4:00 pm – 4:30 pm:

Speed, Agility & Plyometrics

Focus: A final session before the break to maximize players’ athletic abilities, setting them up for success in all aspects of their game.

4:30 pm – 6:00 pm:

All Skills Training/Hot Point Game Play

Focus: An all-encompassing session where players will rotate through stations, each dedicated to a specific skill set, followed by Hot Point Game Play that incorporates all the skills learned.

This structured program is designed to build on each session, ensuring athletes develop a strong foundation while also fine-tuning their technical abilities. It offers a comprehensive approach to volleyball training, preparing athletes for competitive play.

8-Week Program for Youth Athletes

Hello Volleyball Parents!

Empower your child’s volleyball journey with the unique 8-week program by cvDa. As part of the respected Cincinnati Volleyball Academy (CVA) family, we offer an unparalleled chance for young players aged 6 to 12 and ages 13+ thru high school, to hone their skills and ignite their passion.

Important: 7th – 12th grade players that are ‘rostered on a school team within OHSAA’ can NOT participate until their school season is complete.

6th Grade and Under can register now.

At CVA, volleyball is more than a game. It’s a path to discover one’s strengths, passions, and true potential. We’re not just building players; we’re shaping champions for life. And through cvDa, this legacy continues.

Why Choose the cvDa Program?

Elite Guidance:

Train with the best coaches and engage with Ohio's volleyball prodigies.

Growth & Community:

Beyond techniques, it's about character, camaraderie, and becoming a valued member of the CVA tribe.

Beyond the Court:

With us, it's about the holistic development that goes beyond serves and spikes.

The S.T.A.R.S. Program

Welcome to the S.T.A.R.S. program, where we build more than just skills; we build characters, foster friendships, and create a lasting love for the game of volleyball. In this 8-week dynamic program by cvDa, part of the distinguished Cincinnati Volleyball Academy (CVA) family, young enthusiasts aged 6 to 12 and ages 13+ thru high school, will have an incredible opportunity to delve deep into the world of volleyball, igniting their passion and honing their talents under elite guidance and in an atmosphere of camaraderie and mutual growth.

CVDA Mission

Our mission is to revitalize youth volleyball by establishing clear, tangible pathways designed to alleviate stress, cultivate talent, and sustain enthusiasm. We aim to empower both parents and athletes through transparent, well-considered planning. By doing so, we are not just playing the game; we are revolutionizing it for the better.

Week 1: S for "Super Servers"

Objective: To inculcate proper overhand serving techniques, emphasizing stance, grip, toss, contact point, and follow-through, ensuring accuracy and consistency in serves.

At the Gym:

  • Skills Development: Utilizing lightweight balls to isolate and focus on form.
  • Bullseye Serving Drill:
    • Setup: Place targets in different zones of the opponent’s court.
    • Execution: Start close to the net and progressively move back, aiming to hit the targets.
    • Objective: Develop accuracy and power in serving.
  • Rainbow Serving Drill:
    • Setup: Use the high toss technique.
    • Execution: Serve deep using a high arc, mimicking a rainbow trajectory.
    • Objective: Develop depth control and master different serving techniques.

Fun Game: Super Serve Knockout Players take turns serving; a missed serve results in a knockout. The last person standing is the winner.

Star Homework: Daily serve 15 balls focusing on consistent toss and clean contact, and watch and analyze techniques from a college volleyball match.

Reward: Earn up to 6 stars this week for gym training and Star Homework!

Week 2: T for "Teamwork Passers"

Objective: Enhance forearm passing technique, improve court awareness, and foster effective team communication.

At the Gym:

  • Skills Development: Focus on forearm passing form.
  • Dig Domination Drill:
    • Setup: Stand against a wall.
    • Execution: Alternately forearm pass against the wall.
    • Objective: Improve forearm passing accuracy.
  • Pass-Set-Hit Drill:
    • Setup: Arrange players in a triangular formation.
    • Execution: Execute a pass-set-hit sequence among the three players.
    • Objective: Develop cohesion and smooth transition between different play sequences.

Fun Game: Hot Potato In this musical game, players pass a ball rapidly, and once the music stops, they scramble to gain possession of it.

Star Homework: Daily 10-minute passing drills focusing on form and communication and a study on the significance of teamwork in volleyball.

Reward: Earn up to 6 stars this week for gym training and Star Homework!

Week 3: A for "Amazing Setters"

Objective: Acquire proper setting hand positions, improve footwork, and gain precision in setting to attackers and targets.

At the Gym:

  • Skills Development: Focus on hand positioning and footwork.
  • Step-Shuffle Drill:
    • Setup: Arrange a grid on the court.
    • Execution: Players step and shuffle to each square, setting the ball at each stop.
    • Objective: Improve mobility and setting accuracy.
  • Toss-Set-Swing Drill:
    • Setup: Pairs of players.
    • Execution: One player tosses, sets to their partner, and the partner swings at the ball.
    • Objective: Develop rhythm and coordination in setting and attacking.

Fun Game: Setter Wars Setters compete to set the ball accurately to specific targets on the court.

Star Homework: Daily 10-minute setting drills against a wall and study the techniques of top setters.

Reward: Earn up to 6 stars this week for gym training and Star Homework!

Week 4: R for "Rockstar Hitters"

Objective: Perfect the swing mechanics, master the 3-step approach, and learn to execute controlled spikes.

At the Gym:

  • Skills Development: Focus on swing mechanics and footwork.
  • 3-Step Approach Drill:
    • Setup: Mark start and end points.
    • Execution: Practice the left-right-left approach to the ball.
    • Objective: Develop a rhythmic and effective approach to hitting.
  • Pyramid Hitting Drill:
    • Setup: Players in pairs.
    • Execution: Execute 10 self-hits, followed by 9, decreasing to 1.
    • Objective: Improve self-control and hitting accuracy.

Fun Game: Hot Shot Players earn points by hitting through specific zones in the opponent’s court.

Star Homework: Daily 10-minutes of soft-hitting at home focusing on mechanics and creation of a hype video with favorite pump-up songs.

Reward: Earn up to 6 stars this week for gym training and Star Homework!

Week 5: S for "Solid Defenders"

Objective: Develop key defensive skills, focusing on effective digging and blocking techniques, and refine floor recovery after dives.

At the Gym:

  • Skills Development: Focus on defensive stances and reactions.
  • Dig the Line Drill:
    • Setup: Align players along the sideline.
    • Execution: Dig spikes directed down the sideline.
    • Objective: Improve digging precision and reactions.
  • Dive Drills:
    • Setup: Place mats or soft surfaces.
    • Execution: Practice dive and recover.
    • Objective: Develop agility and quick recovery post-dive.

Fun Game: Defense Wins Games Teams rotate positions and try to hit or tip the ball to open spaces past defenders.

Star Homework: Daily 10-minute floor dive and recovery drills and reading a book on grit and perseverance.

Reward: Earn up to 6 stars this week for gym training and Star Homework!

Week 6: Star Rewards & Reinforcement Week!

Objective: Review and reinforce the key techniques acquired in the previous weeks and promote the integration of these techniques through game-like situations.

At the Gym:

  • Skills Development: A comprehensive review of serving, passing, setting, hitting, and defense techniques learned.
  • Serve Receive Drill:
    • Setup: Arrange players in serve-receive formation.
    • Execution: Execute a serve-receive-pass-set-attack sequence.
    • Objective: Foster a seamless transition from defense to offense.
  • Defensive Rotation Drill:
    • Setup: Players in defensive positions.
    • Execution: Rotate between different defensive positions maintaining form.
    • Objective: Enhance adaptability and defensive cohesion.

Fun Game: Volleyball Triathlon Players compete in serving, passing, and hitting contests.

Star Homework: Create a video noting improvements and study a college match to identify two skills to improve.

Reward: Earn up to 7 stars this week for gym training and Star Homework!

Week 7: Star Community & Advancement Week!

Objective: Advanced skill refinement and fostering a sense of community through friendly matches and interaction with advanced players.

At the Gym:

  • Skills Development: Advanced drills and exercises.
  • Friendly Matches: Organized games for real-world application of the learned skills.
  • Meet & Greet with Advanced Players: Interaction sessions with experienced players for insights and motivation.

Star Homework: Engage with the community through volunteer work and document the experience.

Reward: Earn up to 8 stars this week for gym training, friendly matches, interaction, and Star Homework!

Week 8: Star Showcase!

Objective: Display acquired skills, team cohesion, and sportsmanship in front of friends, family, and the volleyball community through a showcase tournament.

At the Gym:

  • Skills Exhibition: Individual and team skills display.
  • Showcase Tournament: Mini-matches displaying enhanced volleyball skills and team spirit.
  • Award Ceremony: Celebrate achievements, growth, and stars earned.

Reward: Earn the final star, a certificate of completion, and accolades during the award ceremony!


The S.T.A.R.S. program is more than just a developmental academy; it is a journey of growth, learning, camaraderie, and a celebration of volleyball. The participants will not only become proficient in volleyball skills but also imbibe values like teamwork, perseverance, and community spirit, essential for both on and off the court successes. We welcome you to this exciting journey and look forward to seeing you shine as the future stars of volleyball!

Star Rewards:

🍧 Ice-cold slushie

📚 Advanced skill development program

🏐 Discounted private 1-on-1 lesson

🎉 And much more!

Ready to become a volleyball superstar?

Important: 7th – 12th grade players that are ‘rostered on a school team within OHSAA’ can NOT participate until their school season is complete.

6th Grade and Under can register now.

Limited spots—reserve yours today!


Values at Our Core

Our promise is reflected in our values:

Strength: Overcome challenges with determination.

Empower: Light the flame of self-belief and drive.

Resilience: Grow stronger with every setback.

Visionary: Always aiming for the next peak.

Excel: Because good is never enough when better is possible.

Secure Your Spot Today!

Spaces in our 8-week program are filling up fast. This is more than a camp or clinic; it’s creating the proper foundation for your child’s future in volleyball.

Fall 2023

OCTOBER 16th – DECEMBER 4th, 2023

Fall 2023

OCTOBER 18th – DECEMBER 6th, 2023

Fall 2023

September 25th – November 13th, 2023

Important: 7th – 12th grade players that are ‘rostered on a school team within OHSAA’ can NOT participate until their school season is complete.

6th Grade and Under can register now.


Be part of the Cincinnati Volleyball Developmental Academy. Let’s embark on this transformative journey together.

Need More Info? Reach out at HERE!

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