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 Summer Training Academy

    Co-Ed - 2nd - 8th grade

    Duration
    6 Weeks (May 18, 25, June 1, 8, 15, 22) 6:00 - 7:30PM
    Program Fee
    $175
    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 Summer 4v4 Comp League

    Co-Ed - 5th Grade through 10th Grade

    Duration
    6 Weeks (May 18, 25, June 1, 8, 15, 22) 7:30-9:00PM
    Program Fee
    $175
    Selection Process
    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.