The Evolution of Hands on the Sand

Chris and Cameron will briefly explain the history of what traditionally has been a clean hand set, what it has evolved into, and where it should go. The proper mechanics of hand setting are the keys to success. The game of beach volleyball has and continues to evolve into some very advanced offenses and the athlete’s ability to use their hands will directly affect their success in the sand. Topics covered will include:

  • The accuracy and consistency of hand sets vs bump sets
  • AVP referee feedback on the Adult and Junior beach hand setting conditions
  • Footwork and preparation in getting to the ball
  • Hand placement and process of hand setting
  • Drills to create the proper execution of hand setting
  • Utilizing hand setting in today’s evolving beach game

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