Volleyball requires intense, short bursts of speed and Athletic Republic works with athletes to improve acceleration and explosive power. Volleyball is a game of quickness, speed, strength and agility, as well as a game of concentration and strategy. Success or failure is tied directly to an athlete’s ability to control speed in just a few steps. Body control is essential for the development of ball control which is why we also focus on agility. An efficient player must be able to shuffle, step, reach, change direction, move backward, and jump—all while making contact with the ball. Attack positions require the ability to change from horizontal velocity to vertical velocity and create explosive jumping power. Arm swing mechanics required to spike the ball are also based on power development.
Athletic Republic trainers guide volleyball players through essential drills to improve every serve, set, spike, jump, and hit. Our Acceleration program will increase your vertical jump height, explosive power, speed and quickness. These are all critical for being at the top of your game and this program is ideal for the serious athlete intent on gaining an edge on the competition.
Through our science-based training protocols and patented equipment, we improve volleyball players’ jump mechanics so they rise higher with more hang time to gain more explosive power behind every hit. Thanks to 20 years of practicing our science-based training, our more than 160 training centers throughout the world help volleyball players improve their ability to set, pass, serve, spike and block.
Average Performance Improvements through Athletic Republic Volleyball Training:
- 2 – 4 inches of vertical jump height
- 8 – 10 inches in jump attack height
- 5 – 8 inches in standing long jump distance
- 20% greater leg strength
- 33% increase in foot speed
- Significant improvements in running stride efficiency
July 5, 2011
Dear Dale & Charlie,
Thank you for all your hard work in providing outstanding training for our athletes over the last two years. I cannot believe the difference a program can make. I have used many programs and trainers before, but the intensity and attention to detail that your team at Athletic Republic has provided our athletes is nothing short of amazing. Many of our girls saw significant increase in their vertical jump and their individual performance as well as their endurance on the volleyball court. Each one of the seniors that played for H2, and that participated in your program will be continuing their volleyball careers in college, and the AR variable certainly was a contributing factor to their success. I have every intention of recommending Athletic Republic to all organizations that want to compete at a high level no matter what the sport. And we definitely intend to bring our 200 elite volleyball girls back to your team next year.
Have a great summer! Geoffrey Davis, Director
Going through the whole Athletic Republic Training Program really takes your body to the limit. Before I started working with their program, I was never engaged in conditioning and weight lifting. I really enjoyed the training and could tell that I was benefiting from the programs. As an athlete, you need to continue to get better and condition your body to compete at the highest levels and the Athletic Republic Training Programs have helped me do that.
Ogonna Nneka Nnamani, USA Volleyball
Training with the Athletic Republic Program was the absolute best thing for my vertical and quickness
Misty May-Treanor, USA Beach Volleyball
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