Tempe, AZ, WPH Press, 2/1/20- JR WPH was proud to travel to Arizona State University to coach clinics and organize point play for the JR WPH ASU Team. The JR WPH ASU Team is diligently preparing for the upcoming USHA Collegiate Nationals, using the clinic and point play as a springboard to their push for collegiate national titles in Austin in three weeks. The ASU Team was joined by several of Phoenix’s top players, who also participated in the clinics and point play.
WPH Master Instructor David Fink led the ASU Team and top Phoenix stars through the JR WPH warm up, starting with pre-match tournament preparation and progressing through the throws and shots to prepare for a match. Following the warm up, Coach Fink took questions from the group, as players asked how they could improve their power serves, return of serve, Z serves and lob serves, and how to play balls in the back corners. The players were then divided into two groups for focused point play “King of the Court,” with each point starting with a specific serve.
“I learned a lot during the clinic and point play and I could feel myself improving during each point,” stated ASU Team member Phillip Shults. “I am looking forward to practicing what I learned to continue improving.”
“These kids are like sponges, they can learn so fast,” stated Phoenix’s Jesse Aranda. “The most important lesson is to take it step by step, the jump does not happen overnight. I always learned to stay on your toes, keep your chin tucked, especially with your off-hand, and stay on the balls of your feet.”
“The JR WPH ASU clinic was a huge success,” stated WPH Master Instructor David Fink. “Any time you have a group of students who are eager to learn, the clinic is going to have a lot of enthusiasm and undoubtedly provide tremendous benefit to all of the players. Watching the players applying the lessons from the clinic was especially exciting. Good luck to Team ASU in Austin!”
JR WPH is proud to sponsor Team ASU with handball equipment and instruction throughout the year.
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