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Feb. 26, 2016

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COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio State University women’s volleyball program is hosting a plethora of camp options for players of all ages and skill level this summer. The camp schedule runs from June 4-July 12 and complete information on each can be found here.

Complete Camp Information

SUMMER CAMPS BROCHURE | Online Registration

*BUCKEYE ACADEMY CAMP | June 6-8 | 9:30 a.m. — 4 p.m.
Grades 5-12 in Fall of 2016 and 2016 high school graduates
*Full Buckeye Academy camp includes all camp sessions except for VolleyKids, Beginner Serving, Advanced Libero Camp, and Advanced Serving Camp for a savings of $60

VolleyKids | June 4 | 9:30 a.m. — Noon
Ages K-4th grade in the Fall of 2015
Volleykids will cover all basic fundamentals and individual skills of the game along with the conceptual movement of the game and the use of multiple touches to play the ball over the net. This camp features modified net heights and fun instructional techniques while building core muscles and body coordination for athletic movement. Come and learn key techniques and fundamentals with the current members of the OSU Women’s Volleyball team!

Beginner Serving Camp | June 4 | 1:30 — 4 p.m.
Grades 5-12 in Fall of 2016 and 2016 high school graduates
Having trouble consistently serving balls into the court? Want to consistently make serves from behind the baseline? This Beginner serving camp is exactly what you need! OSU players and Staff will help you develop consistent mechanics to help you succeed in the art of serving!

All Skills Session I: Hitting, Serving & Passing Camp | June 6 | 9:30 a.m. — Noon
All Skills Session II: Blocking, Defense & Setting Camp | June 6 | 1:30 — 4 p.m.

Grades 5-12 in Fall of 2016 and 2016 high school graduates
This is a camp for players who are looking to build a foundation for their volleyball skills, covering all basic fundamentals and individual skills of the game from passing, setting, and hitting to serving, defense, and the movement of the game. This camp will progress to allow campers to apply their skills to live game-play. This camp is ideal for players who are new to the sport and players who are looking to get lots of repetitions and practice new skills. Learn important techniques and key fundamentals from current members of the OSU volleyball team and camp staff.

Hitting & Blocking Camp | June 7 | 9:30 a.m. — Noon
Grades 5-12 in Fall of 2016 and 2016 high school graduates
This camp will enable young athletes to become more dynamic hitters and blockers by learning advanced techniques. Skills addressed include footwork, arm swing mechanics, positional breakdown, eye-sequencing, transition offense and offensive/blocking systems. This camp is for any athlete who wants to become a stronger attacker and powerful blocker!

Serving & Passing Camp | June 7 | 1:30 — 4 p.m.
Grades 5-12 in Fall of 2016 and 2016 high school graduates
The Buckeyes will teach serving and passing techniques that will allow you to become more effective and consistent. Emphasis will be put on overhead float serves, top spin serves, jump float serves, and serving for accuracy in all the areas of the court. Learn from current and former OSU defensive specialists who will teach important techniques in passing, including proper body position and footwork.

Setting Camp | June 8 | 9:30 a.m. — Noon
Grades 5-12 in Fall of 2016 and 2016 high school graduates
The goal of our popular setter camp is to develop and train the technical and mental aspects of the setter position. The camp will include training sessions with a mix of fundamental and situational training. Campers are split into groups based on age and then are adjusted accordingly to skill level.

Defensive Camp | June 8 | 1:30 — 4 p.m.
Grades 5-12 in Fall of 2016 and 2016 high school graduates
This one day camp focuses primarily on the skills and techniques to become a more effective defensive player. We will focus on defense and serve receive as well as some setting and other skills commonly used by the top liberos in college.

Advanced Libero Camp | June 9 | 9:30 a.m. — Noon
Grades 5-12 in Fall of 2016 and 2016 high school graduates
This intense training camp for liberos will provide campers with lots of passing and defensive repetitions along with additional training techniques to improve passing. The Buckeye camp staff and players will train campers on proper body positioning and floor quickness. This camp is specially designed to enhance the skills for all interested liberos who want their game to enter the next level of competitiveness.

Advanced Serving Camp | June 9 | 1:30 — 4 p.m.
Grades 5-12 in Fall of 2016 and 2016 high school graduates
The Advanced Serving Camp will cater to servers who are good effective servers looking to become elite servers. This camp will help you pinpoint targets, develop effective serving strategies, and take your serve to another level. OSU staff and players will focus their energy helping you become point scorers from the baseline!

TEAM CAMP BROCHURE | Online Registration

Team Camp| July 8-10
2017-2020 high school graduates
Ohio State’s Team Skills Camp is an intensive camp designed for high school and high-school aged club teams of 8 or more players. Our goal is to shape all the aspects of a championship team from leadership and team goal setting to individual skills training and team systems training. Each day, teams train individual and team skills from offensive rhythm and defensive movement to serve/serve receive skills and strategies. Each session breaks down individual skills and builds them into 6-on-6 game-play scenarios where teams compete against each other head-to-head. The camp will include a pool play tournament on the last day. The Team Skills Camp offers a personalized approach as we want to address the specific needs of each coach for your upcoming season. This unique camp will provide the perfect combination of training and competition to prepare your team for the upcoming season.

TEAM DAY CAMP BROCHURE | Online Registration

Team Day Camp| July 11
2017-2020 high school graduates
The 2016 Ohio State Team Day Camp provides a setting where teams compete against high level competition while also improving individual and team skills through instruction from the Ohio State coaching staff.
• The camp will follow a competition based format
• Each team will play a minimum of 4 matches
Teaching components that have previously been integrated into camp:
• Post-game chalk-talks from college coaches
• Position specific skill instruction
This camp encourages coaches to bring specific areas they want our staff to assist with:
• Past ideas include team leadership, serve reception, defending the 2 hitter rotations, offensive schemes

ELITE CAMP BROCHURE | Online Registration

Elite Camp| July 12-14
Grades 7-12 in Fall of 2016 and 2016 high school graduates
This camp is designed for players who have a foundation of skills and are interested in building upon what they have learned so far. This camp will review important fundamental skills and techniques, then will progress into individual and game-play training skills. This program is particularly recommended for athletes with the commitment to the sport and the motivation to play at the collegiate level.