Episode #1: 9 Ways to Fix Your Passing in Volleyball
Play • 1 hr 25 min


Founder Mark Burik and Co-founder Brandon Joyner of Better at Beach shares some coaching tips and ways how to fix your passing and become better.







  • 05:22 - Better at Beach Announcements and Schedules
  • 11:16 - Rib Tuck
  • 17:05 - Track Early
  • 22:36 - Stable Torso
  • 26:19 - Making sure you're squeezing your hands and your platform
  • 33:43 - Guide or Push the balls. Don't hit it.
  • 42:42 - Shoulder Shrug
  • 45:45 - Know when to pass with your hands
  • 49:41 - Balanced feet and no jumping
  • 52:58 - Trusting your angle
  • 01:01:20 - Live Q and A


Head Coach Mark Burik has been coaching sports for 16 years and has over a decade of playing and coaching experience in volleyball. Burik has been a mainstay on the AVP Tour and also competes regularly on the FIVB World Tour. Recognized as one of the top beach volleyball players in the country, he has numerous championships under his belt and has won the legendary Pottstown Rumble three times. He has been a part of the Gold Medal Squared staff, which promotes a system of teaching designed by national team coaches.

Brandon started playing volleyball in Chester, Virginia when he was 16 years old for his high school volleyball team. As a senior, Brandon was named Virginia State Player of the Year and has been a coach for more than 10 years. He found success in the National Volleyball League as high as third and also took home the “Most Improved” award in 2016. 


Connect with Mark + Brandon: 

Mark Burik

FB https://www.facebook.com/markburikbeachvolleyball/

Linkedin https://www.linkedin.com/in/mark-burik-693671102/

IG https://www.instagram.com/markburik/

Twitter https://twitter.com/MarkBurik


Brandon Joyner

IG https://www.instagram.com/joy_beachvb/

FB https://www.facebook.com/brandon.david.98229



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