Juniors’ Training Programme

Updated 01 Sep 2019

Junior sessions are for school years 7 to 13 (ages 12-18yrs old), boys and girls of mixed abilities all welcome.

2019-20 Season (Sept-May) – The main Junior Open Session is on Wednesdays from 5.45-7 pm at Southgate School, Sussex Way, Cockfosters, EN4 0BL. Cost £3 per session.

The 4 mixed sessions Term Time (Sept-May) all at Southgate School:

  1. Wednesdays 4:15-5:45pm – Invite Only Development Session for 6 a side skills development (£3)
  2. Wednesdays 5:45-7pm – Open Session for Beginners to Intermediate (£3)
  3. Fridays 6-8pm – Intermediate/Advanced/LYG/Squad Development  (£6)
  4. Saturdays 9-11am – Skills Development for Beginners to Intermediate  (£6)
    • More time for drills and core skill development, leading into more match play, with 4v4 and 6v6.
  5. Saturdays 11-1pm Matches or Intermediate Gameplay
  6. JUNIOR BEACH SESSIONS – May-July  2020, usually Wednesdays 6.30-8.30pm. Intermediate+ welcome at St Albans Beach Courts, Verulamium Park, St Michael’s St, St Albans, AL3 4SW (£6 TBC)

NOTE: Saturdays is also used for Junior Matches at 11am-1pm, check the Calendar for up to date weekly  information, and read the Weekly Text updates from the Eric.

Juniors are developed to meet their potential, whether it is to represent the borough in the London Youth Games Volleyball, or go on to represent London Region or even train with England National Junior and Cadet Squads.

Older Junior Boys now represent the club in the Men’s second Team in the Herts Men’s Division 2. Training for this Team is on Fridays 6-8pm at Southgate School.

We continue from last season with new Junior teams this year, entering in London Junior Leagues, so we have Under 15 Girls, U15 Boys and U18 Girls. Achievements:

  • U15 Girls – London Grand Prix Winners 2016-17, 2017-18
  • U15 Boys – London League Winners 2017-18
  • U18 Girls – London league Winners 2017-18
  • U18 Boys – LYG Winners 2017, Bronze Medal 2018, 2019

NEW 2019-20 Season – Planning on entering the National competitions for U18 and U16 for both Boys and Girls.

The Club has been supported by London Sport in developing Satellite Sessions in Schools, and bridge the gap from Schools to Club. In 2015 we even won an award for Regional Satellite Club of the Year.

Communications:

If you’d like to find out more, please contact Eric Hill on 07946 585187 or juniors@vkbarnet.net, and to check if the session is on. Send your mobile number to get weekly text updates on all sessions.

Please complete the Registration Form for the 2018-19 Season, for new and existing Juniors.:

 

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