Developmental

The Developmental Academy will focus on skill instruction & training.  Upward Stars Developmental Academies untilitze the Master Coach approach.  Coach Leon Blazer scripts & directs the training.  The Assistant Coaches the apply the drills to the skill level they are working with.  This approach ensures that each player is receiving the best instruction that is tailored to their skill level.  This also ensures that there is continuity in language & techniques that are taught.

Our Developmental Programs are for athletes of any skill level and experience. These programs build and enhance an athletic foundation that will prepare each athlete for long-term success. There is a high focus on fundamentals, individual skill training, and motor skill enhancement. We recommend each athlete participate in a Developmental program before participating on a Travel Team.

  • 2018 Upward Stars Fall Training Academy

    Co-Ed - 2nd - 8th grade

    Duration
    6 Weeks (Every Friday, September 28th - November 2nd) 6:00 - 7:30PM
    Program Fee
    $185
    Coach
    Upward Stars Houston Master and Staff Coaches
    Practice Format
    All Academy dates held at Houston's First Baptist Church (7401 Katy Freeway)
    Important Additional Information
    Register for our 2018 Stars Summer Training Academy. This academy is for all ages and abilities. Learn to Serve, Set, Spike, Dig and Pass better with our advanced training designed to help each athlete improve regardless of their current ability. This academy will be led by Upward Stars Houston Master coaches and staff. This is our most popular developmental program. Space will be limited so Register Now!
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  • 2018 Upward Stars Fall 4v4 Competition League

    Co-Ed - 2nd Grade-8th Grade

    Duration
    6 Weeks
    Program Fee
    $185 (Use promo code FALL20 to get $20 off registration - available to first 20 to register)
    Selection Process
    You can register as a group or as an individual. Join our fun and competitive 4v4 League. This will be a chance for players to get training on different competitive elements of volleyball. Each team will have their own coach and we will rotate coaches so players can get feedback from many different sources all under direction of our volleyball director: Kayle Ray.
    Coach
    Each team will be assigned an Upward Stars coach during competition.
    Practice Format
    Fridays - September 28th through November 2nd / 7:30-9:00PM / All dates to be held at Houston's First Baptist Church (7401 Katy Freeway)
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