Thunder familes are invited to “Kitsfest VIP Zone” – August 6th

We would love you to connect with other volleyball parents and friends at Kits Beach for an evening of fun. The UBC Thunderbirds Men’s & Women’s Volleyball teams are hosting the Kitsfest VIP Zone on the evening of Saturday, August 6.
We’re inviting all UBC Volleyball Alums, families and parents, players & Lower Mainland club parents, players and coaches to attend.
Parents are encouraged to come and play some recreational volleyball and bring your kids as this is a family event.  No experience needed.
$10 at the door gets you Mahony & Sons Beverage, music and access to a beach party plus chance to win prizes.  Kids play for free. Courts for all ages and levels of play.
Prizes!
Check out and share the link on Facebook (click for link.) Be one of first 50 to reply “Going” and be entered to win a prize pack including UBC All Sport Season Pass and Mahony’s Gift Certifcate.  Be one of the first 100 to reply and be eligible for a free individual/small group training session with Thunderbird coach or player.
Proceeds to UBC volleyball scholarship funds.
Thanks,
Doug Reimer, Matt Lebourdais
UBC and Thunder Volleyball

Claire Lloyd inducted to Manitoba Volleyball Hall of Fame

Congratulations to Thunder Volleyball Club President Claire Lloyd for being inducted into the Manitoba Volleyball Hall of Fame on June 12, 2016! Claire is the founder of the Thunder Volleyball Club and a former member of the Canadian Olympic Volleyball Team. Read the formal announcement and Hall of Fame information here: http://www.volleyballmanitoba.ca/volleyball-manitoba-announces-2016-inductees-into-hall-of-fame/

Claire (#8) in action for Team Canada against South Korea in the run up to the 1976 Olympic Games.
Claire (#8) in action for Team Canada against South Korea in the run up to the 1976 Olympic Games.

UBC Thunderbirds Summer Camps 2016 – Grow Your Game this Summer!

 

Thunder athletes of all ages – there is a program designed for you! Below are some of the camps available. Full details and registration at http://camps.ubc.ca/

Girls Combo Volleyball Basketball Performance Camp Ages 12-14 

This new camp is designed for the committed multi sport athlete that is interested in learning and improving in both volleyball and basketball to allow for success at the high school and club level. Players will receive expert instruction each day in both sports by UBC coaching and high performance staff, varsity players and alumni. Additional tutorials in their preferred sport of choice plus fun swimming at the Aquatic Centre in the afternoon.

Girls Only Junior T-Bird Volleyball   Ages: 11-13

Based on Thunder Atomic program providing 10 weeks of training in one week of camp.   Full day and half day options.

Beach Volleyball Specifics: Ages: 12-17

This camp focuses on improving technique and mental/physical approach to the beach game.

Girls U13-15 Advanced Training: Ages 12-15

Geared to the competitive club players and providing skill instruction and position specific training.

Boys Camps Ages: 11-16

This camp is aimed at consolidating skills and providing important technical and tactical training by position for boys at varying levels of experience.1

Thunder Prep Camps for Baden Cup

Baden Cup is a Volleyball BC training camp (U14) and selection camp for Team BC (U16/18). Thunder is excited for all our athletes who are participating and we would love to help you be prepared! Sessions begin Thursday, May 26th. 

Thunder Prep Camp is is designed to be a combination of things:

  1. A tune up camp for athletes who are trying out for Baden Cup
  2. Extra reps and touches in advance, for those who make Baden Cup
  3. Extra indoor reps for those who want it
  4. Extra indoor practice for our U15s who make (or who are trying out for) Summer Games Zone Teams

 

For more information and to register, please go HERE.

Beach programs for June and July

With summer around the corner, it’s time to trade your court shoes for flip flops and hit the beach for some volleyball! Thunder Beach is pleased to offer beach volleyball training sessions for all ages and skill levels. Make sure you register soon as our programs fill up quickly,

To register for upcoming Thunder Beach, please click on the links below (registration begins Monday, May 2):

Thunder Beach for May – registration begins Friday, April 1

With summer just around the corner, Thunder Beach is excited to offer beach volleyball training sessions for all ages and skill levels.

We begin with in May with our U13/U14 Girls and U13-U15 Boys programs. The rest of our summer programs for June to August for all age groups in will be up and running soon. All sessions take place at beautiful Spanish Banks West.

Registration for our MAY PROGRAMS begins Friday, April 1st at 9am. Make sure you register soon as our programs have filled up fast in previous years!

For more information and to register for our spring programs, please click on this link: THUNDER BEACH – MAY PROGRAMS

Spring break sessions for Thunder athletes a big success

Our first ever Position Specific Spring Break Sessions for Thunder athletes offered at no cost as part of our raffle proceeds were well attended by our energetic and enthusiastic team members.  These sessions gave participants a chance to improve specific skills while interacting with members from other Thunder teams and age groups.

Thanks to our coaching staff for providing great instruction!

Day 3 session participants
Day 3 session participants

 

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