Episode #3: Float Serve Secret and How to Be Lethal From the Service Line
Play • 1 hr 16 min

How to be deadly in float serve will be discussed today by Head Coach Mark Burik and Co-Founder Brandon Joyner. With a competent standing float service, you can be absolutely lethal. They'll also ask for your greatest flow serve suggestions, and then they'll give you what they've got. Some say, "Okay, we're serving that individual, but what's your next action if they get a nice pass?" After that, they'd like to speak about strategy and what each type of serve does. Let's get this party started! In today's episode, let's take it to the next level! 







  • 01:41 - Better at Beach Announcements
  • 14:53 - Float Serve Tips
  • 22:05 - Strong Set-up
  • 24:40 - Get the Ball Over the Net
  • 37:55 - Different Strategies
  • 47:14 - How to Beat a Bad Setter
  • 55:01 - Short Serve
  • 01:05:30 - 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

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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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