Join the Buckeyes at our Buckeye Academy Day Camps! We offer two age groups: Scarlet (grades 8 - 12) and Gray (grades 5 - 8). Both groups run concurrently. 8th graders may choose the Scarlet sessions or the Gray sessions based on their competition level. The Scarlet sessions are intended for more competitive players. Get ready to experience three days of fun with Ohio State Women's Volleyball!
Serving & Passing | June 4th | 9:30 a.m. - Noon
Come learn serving and passing progressions and training techniques used by the Buckeyes to improve two of the most important skills of Volleyball. We will train basic serving concepts to help with consistency as well as techniques that are more advanced to help progress your serving game to the next level. We will also learn some of the passing staples in the Buckeye training gym to improve serve receive performance versus a variety of serve types.
Setting & Hitting | June 4th | 1:30-4 p.m.
This camp is for any athlete looking to improve setting and attacking skills. We will train footwork for serve receive and transition setting as well as body position and delivery to each attacking position along the net. We will spend time on every aspect of attacking from the foundation of your approach to detailed arm swing training. We will progress to attacking from different positions on the court and hitting different tempos from setters.
Serving & Defense | June 5th | 9:30 a.m. - Noon
Tailored to players that want to improve their serving and defensive skills. We will train serving techniques to help improve your consistency and control. You will get extensive instruction to improve your defensive game and we will train body position and digging technique while focusing on defensive mentality.
Hitting & Blocking | June 5th | 1:30-4 p.m.
This camp will use drills to help build a good foundation for hitting and blocking. Approach and footwork drills will help increase explosiveness to the ball as both an attacker and blocker. You will spend time doing arm swing drills to improve your offensive IQ as well as arm work as blockers to maximize your jumping ability and hand positioning over the net.
Competitive Games for Defense | June 6th | 9:30 a.m. - Noon
This camp will take the defensive techniques and concepts we train and transfer them into competitive game play. We will not only improve your defensive skills, but will also work to improve your communication and competitiveness.
Competitive Games for Offense | June 6th | 1:30-4 p.m.
This camp will transfer the skill instruction and techniques trained to offense to game play. We will work to improve your offensive skills in game situations focusing on terminating and making smart decisions in the appropriate moment.
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Because we have to guarantee our number of campers in order to prepare for camp, any cancellation received less than 1 week prior to the start of each session will not be eligible for any refund except in the case of injury, illness, or mandatory school event, in which case supporting documentation from a doctor or school is required.
A camp fee may not be transferred to any other Ohio State sports camp. A camp fee may not be transferred to any other camper. All cancellation notices must be received by the deadline above and submitted by mail, email, or fax - no phone calls or voicemails. All supporting documentation required for a refund to be approved and processed must be submitted within 10 days after the conclusion of the camp session. Refund requests must be submitted on the Refund Request Form available at OhioStateBuckeyes.com/camps. Campers who are injured while at camp but remain at camp will not be eligible for any refund.
Buckeye Sports Camps
(614) 247-CAMP (2267)
Caitlin Insana, Director of Operations
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