Beach Plyos

Beach Plyos

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2024

beach plyos

BEACH PLYOS

Plyometrics (Plyos) tones the entire body, burns calories, and improves cardio. Plyos boost your stamina and metabolism. In addition, plyos rapidly stretch your muscles, allowing you to move more efficiently on and off the court!

Sunshine offers plyos training on the beach three times a week during the club season.

what

Sunshine’s Beach Plyos is an all-year conditioning program at the beach in Santa Monica and El Segundo, provided at no charge to all Sunshine players.

Coached by Mr. Kelly

where and when

SANTA MONICA STATE BEACH

Tuesdays and Thursdays: 4:00-5:00pm

Saturday: 9:00-10:00am

DOCKWEILER BEACH

Saturdays from 11:00-12:00pm

 

First day of Plyos is Nov. 1st during the week. Saturdays start on Nov. 5th

Registration

Included in your membership!

Sunshine Volleyball Club

plyos DETAILS

More on Sunshine's Beach Plyos

This program is designed to get players in better physical condition, provide skills that aid in quickness and agility, and also allow players to gain strength. Plyometric sand workouts help muscles contract quickly and generate work at a higher rate, so that muscles become more powerful.  Regular participation helps players even an increase in speed and reaction times!

Most Sunshine coaches require attendance at plyos sessions at least once a week.  All Sunshine players, from Pee-Wee’s up through our 18’s, will benefit from this program.

FUN FACTS

  1. Plyos was invented by a Russian doctor to train Russian athletes for the Olympics.
  2. Plyometrics means “more” and “measurement.”
  3. Plyos are directed toward the athlete’s fast twitch muscles and involves less reps and explosive movement.
  4. In the 1970’s plyos took off as an effective training tool when teams like the Dallas Cowboys starting using it and achieved great success.
  5. Sunshine has been using plyos for 20 years and when players train consistently using it, great progress occurs.
  6. Karch Kiraly, the legendary USA Volleyball coach and former Olympian, uses it as his primary tool in jump training and so does Sunshine in our beach training.

WHAT to bring

  • Water, sand socks or shoes in case the sand is cold or wet
  • A sweatshirt for chilly weather
  • A weighted ball six pounds or heavier (if you have one)
  • Wear appropriate workout gear

Notes on locations

SANTA MONICA: STATE BEACH*

Tuesdays and Thursdays: 4:00-5:00pm

Saturday: 9:00-10:00am

Santa Monica plyos classes are held at State Beach, just west of the Beach Club and near the intersection of PCH and Chautauqua. Classes are directly across from the gas station and Patrick’s Roadhouse. Cars can only enter the parking lot from eastbound PCH. Parking in the lot is NOT free, and cars without the required paid parking voucher are frequently ticketed. Parking fees can be paid at pay machines located in the lot.

*The location for Santa Monica plyos changes during the month of June.

Class that month will be held on the beach just north of the Jonathan Club, near the California Incline.

 

DOCKWEILER BEACH

Saturdays from 11:00-12:00pm

We are located at the Bluff parking lot of Dockweiler below the Oceans cafe and Dockweiler youth center. Entrance is at the main bluff entrance.

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