Juniors’ Training Programme

Updated 01 Jul 2020

***ATTENTION*** ALL SESSIONS CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE***

Unfortunately we cannot restart, as the school is not taking bookings yet, but they anticipate possibly from January or February Half Term.
This page will be updated as soon as we can confirm a restart.

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

2020-21 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 £3-4 per session (TBC at AGM)

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 (£3-4 TBC at AGM)
  2. Wednesdays 5:45-7pm – Open Session for Beginners to Intermediate (£3-4 TBC at AGM)
  3. Fridays 6-8pm – Intermediate/Advanced/LYG/Squad Development  (£6-8 TBC at AGM)
  4. Some Adhoc Saturdays 9-10.30am – Skills Development for Beginners to Intermediate  (£5-7 TBC at AGM)
    • More time for drills and core skill development, leading into more match play, with 4v4 and 6v6.
  5. Some Adhoc Saturdays 10.30-12am Team Matches or Intermediate Gameplay (£5-7 TBC at AGM)
  6. JUNIOR BEACH SESSIONS (TBC) – May-July  2021, usually Wednesdays 6.30-8.30pm. Intermediate+ welcome at St Albans Beach Courts, Verulamium Park, St Michael’s St, St Albans, AL3 4SW (£8 TBC)

NOTE: Saturdays are Adhoc bookings, check the Calendar for up to date weekly  information, and read the Weekly Text updates from 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.

Competitions – We try to create U15, U16 or U18 teams where possible and play friendly matches or enter in London Junior Leagues. Previous 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

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 VK Registration And Parent Consent Form for the 2019-20 Season, for new and existing Juniors.:

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