2016 Dain Blanton Beach Volleyball Clinic:
2000 Olympic Gold Medalist, Dain Blanton, will be coming to Portland this year to offer his Beach Volleyball Clinic!
This is an amazing opportunity for all Junior Volleyball Players in the NW, I recommend those that can participate to take advantage of this clinic! Beach volleyball players in Northwest area have a great opportunity to learn from one of the best beach volleyball athletes of all time.
Dain will be offering an exclusive beach clinic this year in Portland May 22nd. Dain's volleyball credentials precede him as one of the great athletes of the sport excelling at indoor, as well as the beach game:
2000 Olympic Gold Medalist (Beach Volleyball)
2004 Olympian Beach Volleyball
All-American NCAA Collegiate Volleyball 1994
AVP Best Offensive Player 2003
AVP Special Achievement 1997
AVP Team of the Year 2003
This beach clinic is open to all skill levels and all Junior players (18u, 16u, 14u, 12u) and will cover everything from the fundamentals of ball control through to more advanced techniques. During the 1st hour of the clinic, experience levels will be assessed and individuals grouped at similar experience levels so all participants get the maximum benefit from the training.
The clinic will also discuss the differences in techniques between indoor and outdoor beach volleyball, to help indoor players transition to the beach. Players will be interacting directly with Dain on the court and running through drills and techniques first hand. Beach volleyball is one of the best ways to get in shape and elevate your all around volleyball skills.
Date: May 22nd 11:30a-p 2:30. 18u, 16u, 14u, 12u Cost: $75
To register email players name to firstname.lastname@example.org, then mail in clinic fee. Space is limited.
*Clinics will run rain or shine.
More about Dain:
One of the only players in the history of volleyball to win a championship at every level of the game (collegiate, Olympic and professional).
He attended Pepperdine University where he was an All-American and guided The Waves to a National Volleyball Championship in 1992 as a sophomore.
Currently Dain is the Analyst for Professional Beach Volleyball worldwide covering the FIVB (Federation of International Volleyball), AVP, NVL, as well as the Sideline Reporter for the NBA Los Angeles Clippers. His new career in Sports Broadcasting has involved working with ABC, NBC, ESPN, Fox Sports Net and Universal Sports Network. He is covering many sports including NBA, Beach Volleyball, MLB, College Basketball and College Football. Dain also does many motivational speaking events each year to inspire and be a role model to many.