Covid-19 Alert Level 3 Update – 29 April

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Volleyball activities are to remain suspended under Alert Level 3 
While we are happy to be moving in the right direction, all volleyball activities are to remain suspended under Threat Level 3. That means the Harbour Beach Volleyball Centre is to remained closed until further notice.

Alert Level 2 should allow for the HBVC to reopen but under some very specific guidelines such as contact tracing. We should also be able to start up some programmes and leagues. We are currently working very closely with VNZ, Sport NZ and Aktive Auckland Sport & Rec to determine what will and won’t be allowed under Threat Level 2. Watch this space.In the meantime, check out what we have coming up in the coming weeks. “Volley Talk” – Interview with USA Superstar Matt AndersonHarbour Volleyball are kicking off our Volley Talk interviews with none other than USA superstar Matt Anderson! If you have any questions that you would like to ask Matt or topics to discuss please email them to Rob at by the 29th of March, then look out for the interview that will air this Friday the 1st of May on our Facebook and website.

Matt is easily considered one of the best players in the world at both Outside Hitter and Opposite, and will no doubt go down in history as one of the best volleyball players of all time. His achievements are too many to count but we will list some below. Also check out the link to see some of his recent video highlights on YouTube.

US National Team Highlights:
5x USAV Player of the Year
2016 Olympic Bronze Medalist
World League Champion and MVP
World Cup Champion and MVP
NORCECA Champion and MVP
Pan American Cup Champion – with Rob!
NCAA Champion and MVP at Penn State University

Club Highlights with VC Zenit Kazan:
Club World Champions
CEV Champions League Champs x4
Russian League Champs x3
Russian SuperCup Champs x4
Russian Cup Champs x3
Russian League MVP

He is currently playing for Italian Club Modena Volleyball.
For more of his information check out his Wikipedia
 Volley School Coaching Courses – registrations extended to this FridayVolley 101 will cover the basics of coaching volleyball. We will cover basic rules, rotations, skills and drills. Once this course is passed you can move on to Volley 201.Volley 201 will move on to the “How” of coaching. This will focus on connecting with athletes, organizing and running trainings, and managing matches.Each course will be comprised of four separate 1-hour sessions. You must attend each session to complete the course. Please email your interest by Friday the 1st of May and we will settle on the best days and times to run the course.Local Referee Course -Thursday 7 May @ 4pmOne of our local referee developers Luis Paulo will be running a 2-hour online Local Referee Course on Thursday the 7th of April at 4pm. This course is for beginner referees and is essential for secondary school athletes, coaches and managers looking to go to regional and national events. All of these programmes will all be run on the Zoom platform. Email Rob at to register your interest for any of the options above. Or text or call on 027 786 5539As always you can follow us on Facebook @ or on our Website
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