check

Beach Volleyball Player Profile

This quick series of questions will help you learn about yourself as a player and will help your partner know exactly what you need to be successful

If you want to be a great partner you have to know yourself first. These questions will help you understand yourself as a player. If you have trouble with some questions, don't skip them. Answer them as honestly as you can and spend the next few matches or practices playing under the rule set you created. After a full session, reassess and see if you need to change anything. Click the button below to start.

Start

Question 1 of 22

What is your reason for being here at this practice or tournament? Answer this with a maximum of three words!

Question 2 of 22

What is the best thing to do to fire you up at the start of a practice or match?

Question 3 of 22

Best Pick-Me-Up: What is the best thing to do for you when you are in a slump or had a string of errors? 

Question 4 of 22

What is the worst thing to do for you when you are in a slump, had a string of errors or you're not feeling confident?

Question 5 of 22

What is your biggest turn off at a practice or a match? What is a word, phrase, or action that will immediately make you not want to be there or would just sour your mood?

Question 6 of 22

What is one positive thing that you know and promise you can always bring to the team? This is what you fall back on to do well when maybe nothing else feels right.

Question 7 of 22

What physical attribute or skill (be very specific) is your greatest strength?

Question 8 of 22

What physical attribute or skill do you most want to improve right now? This is important because it allows your partner and coach to direct their feedback in order of importance. i.e. If you only care about getting better at hitting hard and you miss a cut shot, your partner shouldn't waste their energy giving you feedback on your cut shots.

Question 9 of 22

What mental or emotional attribute are you most proud of? This is your mental/emotional superpower.

Question 10 of 22

What mental or emotional attribute do you want to improve the most? What type of mentality or consistent internal feeling do you want to turn around or seriously upgrade?

Question 11 of 22

If you were in a high pressure situation, (you're winning 15-14 in the 3rd set of the Manhattan Beach Open) and you have a swing to win the match, what type of attack do you use to finish it and win? Close your eyes and visualize it to find out.

Question 12 of 22

If you were in a high pressure situation, (you're losing 14-15 in the 3rd set of the Manhattan Beach Open) and you get served, what type of attack do you think you'd go for? Close your eyes and visualize it to find out.

Question 13 of 22

What side do you think you side out best from?

Question 14 of 22

How many feet off the net is your perfect set when you're in system?

Question 15 of 22

How many feet off the net is your perfect set when the setter has to set from the back line?

Question 16 of 22

How many feet above the top of the antenna your perfect set when the setter has to set from the back line?

Question 17 of 22

How many feet above the top of the antenna your perfect set when you are in-system? We recommend taking 10-15 live swings off of a serve receive and having a third player tell you how many feet or balls above the top of the  antenna your favorite sets are.

Question 18 of 22

Where is your favorite place to hit from? Write down how many feet/meters from the antenna or how many feet/meters  from the middle of the court? Write down your set locations for both sides.

Question 19 of 22

Do you want to  hit from this fixed location most of the time or should your set be a certain distance from the setter? If you want a certain relationship from the setter, write down how many feet/meters they should push their front set and their back set. Write down your numbers for both front and back and both sides.

Question 20 of 22

Do you think you have below average, average, or above average ability to read hitters?

Question 21 of 22

Do you think you have below average, average, or above average agility (ability to react, pursue and dig balls on the move?

Question 22 of 22

What do you think is your best serve? From where to where and float or spin?

Confirm and Submit