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Volleyball camps to be held on South Whidbey

South Whidbey hosts its third annual volleyball clinic and welcomes back Gylton Damatta, a volleyball consultant for the Brazilian National Team.

From June 27-29, the clinic is open to students entering sixth to eighth grades.

The first day of the clinic for sixth and eighth grade students begins at 4 p.m., and ends at 7 p.m. The second day runs from 8:15 a.m. to 6 p.m., and the final day begins at 8:15 a.m. and ends at 5 p.m.

Then from June 30 to July 1, the clinic is open for students entering grades nine to twelve. The clinic for these students runs from 8:15 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Clinic organizers said the course emphasizes team building, improving technique, progression and acquiring advanced skills to improve game performance.

Organizers recommend wearing a T-shirt, shorts, sweat pants, volleyball shoes (no black-soled running shoes), knee pads, a clearly labeled water bottle with the drinker’s name on it, a lunch and snacks.

The clinic costs $165 and registration is still open.

For registration information e-mail Mandy Jones at mandy@whidbey.com.

A different volleyball camp will be at South Whidbey from July 18-20.

The Volleykids second annual mini camp begins at 3 p.m. and ends at 6 p.m. each day. Players and participants will be in the main gym at South Whidbey High School. This program is designed for players entering school between second and fifth grades and incorporates lessons on teamwork and sportsmanship.

The camp costs $60. For registration information, e-mail Meggan Lubach at ubheadpro@whidbey.com.

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