Episode #11: Why Your Hitting Timing is Always Off in Volleyball
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Hitting is a thrilling part of the volleyball game. It is a skill that can be developed and taught, though many coaches do not see it that way. Today Head Coach Mark Burik and Co-founder Brandon Joyner will talk about the keys to why your hitting timing is always off in beach volleyball. So let’s dive into this episode to get better at everything about timing and attacking!







  • 07:28 - Hitting Timing
  • 09:20 - Spacing
  • 15:57 - Timing
  • 31:10 - Better At Beach Announcements
  • 35:39 - Important Drill When Working Your Timing
  • 46:05 - Better At Beach Final Announcements
  • 50:21 - 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.

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Brandon Joyner

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


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