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 Summer Training Academy
Co-Ed - 2nd - 8th gradeDuration
6 Weeks (May 18, 25, June 1, 8, 15, 22) 6:00 - 7:30PMProgram Fee
Upward Stars Houston Master and Staff CoachesPractice Format
All Academy dates held at Houston's First Baptist Church (7401 Katy Freeway)Important Additional InformationRegister Now
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!
2018 Upward Stars Summer 4v4 Comp League
Co-Ed - 5th Grade through 10th GradeDuration
6 Weeks (May 18, 25, June 1, 8, 15, 22) 7:30-9:00PMProgram Fee
Players can sign up as individuals or groups of 2, 3 or 4. Players will be placed on teams of 4 players to maximize number of contacts per player.Coach
Each court will be assigned Master and/or Staff coaches to facilitate drills and offer feedback to teams that are in attendance. Space is limited. Register by clicking on the "Register Now" button.Practice Format
Progress will be tracked for teams each week and will have the chance to move up and down depending on their progress each week.