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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) for WAVE Agility & Strength

Scheduling

Click here for our Weekly Schedule. All sessions are booked through MindBody only.

Programming & Safety

Q: How will safety be insured and risk for injury be low?

A: Every session is designed and tailored around the WAVE Volleyball schedule so that we are only contributing to the success of our volleyball teams. Every session will be monitored by our Strength and Agility Coaches and will be modified based on athletes needs.

Q: Can a beginner participate?

A: Yes, we welcome all levels.

Q: How will this program help me in my individual position on the court?

A: Our programs focus on the four pillars needed to be an elite volleyball player. Strength, Movement, Mindset and Recovery. We train both strength and agility specifically around volleyball like patterns so that your off court training elevates your game on court game.

Q: How will you communicate with my players’ coach?

A: Our coaches communicating with our trainers is very important because we want to work together to create the programming for our athletes.

Q: What can a 13 and under player do in a Strength program?

A: Our Strength will be divided into two workouts, one for players 14U and older as well as those who are experienced lifters or have been on programs prior, and a second program for our younger and beginner level lifters. The 13U group will be performing strength exercises utilizing body weight movements, isometric holds and bands to develop basic strengthening techniques and an overall foundation for strength training.

Q: What is Agility training and what type of exercises will be performed in these sessions?

A: Speed, Quickness,Transitional Agility and coordination training is imperative if you wish to be an elite volleyball player. Agility, speed and quickness rely on a combination of core and low body strength which can be acquired through training. Your measure of agility, speed, and quickness will mirror your instant and rapid responses in a situation. This program will utilize various drills and techniques including ladders and multi directional tools to help move feet quickly through complex volleyball-like patterns. Our Agility program will focus heavily on fast twitch training to develop firing patters for acceleration, overall elevating your play on the court.

Q: What type of strength training will be used and why?

A: Foundational strength is a necessity for any elite Volleyball athlete. Our Strength program will lay down foundational strength through innovative workouts that go hand in hand with your competition patterns. Our workouts utilize olympic style lifting and training styles that are very similar to that of a collegiate volleyball player. Our primary focus is developing explosive power (speed+strength) using movements like deadlifts, squats, cleans, snatch etc. after immense technical barbell practice. Our young athlete strength program will focus on basic strengthening techniques and injury prevention through body weight workouts, med balls, and bands.

Q: Is this training program available for boys and girls?

A: Yes we welcome all athletes and we will be training all together. The sessions will not be separated by gender.

Q: How many kids will be in each session?

A: We will have a max of 10 kids per class in our strength sessions and no more than 15 in our agility sessions.

Q: Do you offer nutrition services?

A: We are not licensed nutritionists. We do offer guidelines, see Player’s Handbook. If interested, referrals to a registered dietician can be recommended.

Scheduling

Q: Will there be weekend sessions?

A: Yes, we will be offering Saturday sessions.

Q: Will there be OPEN gym hours?

A: No, all gym time will be monitored and scheduled

Q: Can I just do one or the other or do I have to do both Agility and Strength?

A: You can choose whatever two classes you would like to do a week. Our trainer will make a recommendation based on your performance on the court.

Q: Should I workout before or after practice?

A: We recommend that you do your strength training before practice and your conditioning after practice.

Q: How will I get from Wave Strength and Agility sessions to practice with time in between to change?

A: We have created a calculated schedule that will allow five minutes before and after sessions to get to and from practice with time to change. This schedule was designed around all practice schedules to be accommodating for all who want to participate.

Q: Can I come more than twice a week?

A: Our Unlimited membership allows for monthly unlimited access to our programs.

Q: What are your gym hours?

A: Our schedule will be listed in the program information.

Payment

Q: How do I pay?

A: Payments will be autodebited directly from your account, on the 1st of the month. This is the only payment form accepted (sign up here, return form to madie@waveb.com). If you prefer, you may pay in full for multiple months up front (3-month minimum). Signup for class attendance will be done through the Mindbody App (coming soon).

Q: Is my Membership refundable or do my sessions roll over?

A: We will offer refunds that align with our club injury policy. We do not refund memberships or offer roll over sessions. When you commit to your membership you must honor that commitment. If there are specific circumstances affecting membership attendance, we will review on a case by case basis.

Q: Are there discounts for having multiple players in the program?

A: There are no sibling discounts at this time.

Q: Are there scholarships available?

A: Opportunities for assistance may be available on a financial need-basis after the first complete year of operation.

Membership

Q: What is the membership commitment?

A: We offer multiple memberships that will be an auto debited from your account. Once you commit to a membership you cannot cancel until your commitment is up (3-month minimum)

Q: I can’t commit to 3 months. Do you offer any separate Specific Month-Long Programs?

A: We will be offering different month long-programs that will be open to anyone with or without a membership. These programs will include jump training, conditioning, beach workouts etc. Payment for these special programs is due at the time of session, and must be paid online via credit card only (Special Month-long Program payment will be online here!)

Q: Do you offer Private Training?

A: We do offer private training for those who want very specific programming. Please email our Strength Director at amber@wavevb.com for scheduling. The rate for a private training session is $85/hr and must be booked online here.

Q: Do you offer Adult Training?

A: No, not at this time.

 

Questions? Email Amber, amber@wavevb.com, or by phone (503) 347-0108