We are so proud of all our Sand Soul players and their stellar performances in tournaments this season! Summer season may be winding down, but don’t worry, there are plenty of tournaments to keep you busy throughout the year, and fall training is starting soon, so you’ll have plenty of opportunities to get on the…

As summer comes to a close, some might also think that beach volleyball season is also ending. Luckily, beach volleyball season is year-round here in Southern California, and we don’t have to stop training when fall rolls around. With that in mind, we’ve rounded up four quotes to inspire you to continue training all year…

If you’ve been involved with the beach volleyball scene much at all lately, you’ve likely noticed that Kauai Bikini has become the latest sensation. So what’s the big deal about Kauai Bikini? Why does everyone want to wear it all of the sudden? Read on to discover why we selected this awesome brand for our…

We’re going to let you in on a little secret about dressing for beach volleyball: it’s all about layering. If you know how to layer right, then you will be prepared for just about every scenario that might come up throughout the day—and if there’s anything consistent about the weather at the beach, it’s that…

Ever feel like you’re learning a new language when you step on the court? Well, you basically are. Don’t worry, here are some beach volleyball terms that will help you communicate more effectively. · Ace: a serve which is unreturnable because it drops immediately or is shanked. · Butter: a set that comes out so…

As with any sport, there are a whole lot of unwritten rules in beach volleyball to accompany the official rules. Because these are not official rules, you aren’t in danger of being penalized for breaking them, but you are in danger of making a bad impression on other players. Referees: One of the biggest differences…

So you’ve fallen in love with volleyball (we can’t blame you there) and want to try your hand out at beach. First off, congratulations! Second off, there’s a reason why indoor and sand volleyball are two separate sports. While the basic premise is the same—bump, set spike, don’t let the ball drop on your side…

This is it—the day you’ve been training for has finally arrived. You and your partner finally ready to tackle a tournament. But now that you’re signed up and ready to go, you might be wondering just what you should bring on the day of the tournament. Do you really need all those things that you…

It’s always exciting to watch the best beach volleyball players come together during the AVP tour, but it’s especially great when one of our very own Sand Soul coaches is in the mix! Last Thursday, we got to cheer on our very own Camie Manwill as she competed in the qualifier in San Francisco. In…

If you read our last post about beach volleyball’s increase in popularity in recent years, you might still be wondering why. What makes beach volleyball such a great sport after all? Read on for just a few of our favorite reasons why you should get out on the beach: It complements indoor volleyball. That’s right—if…

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