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Junior Training Program (JTP)

Our Junior Training Program (JTP) is a training development program designed for high school-aged boys and girls to learn and develop the skills and fundamental of volleyball, at the same time learn the importance of teamwork. JTP is great for players currently training in schools and looknig for the extra trainings, or are simply new to the sport and looking for a club to learn the sport.

There are five levels in the program–Beginners, Development, Intermediate, Advanced and Elite. All newcomers to the program (including Dragons members who have not participated in JTP before) will be assessed at their first session and allocated to the suitable level/group. Trainings run during school terms, you will have the flexibility to sign up on a term-by-term basis or for the year, and registration will be accepted anytime during the term. This program is opened to Dragons members and also non-Dragons members.

This program also provides a pathway for players into the Dragons Junior Academy Program, club representation competitions such as Junior PVL and State Championships, and state and national  programs.

Terms 2 Details:

  • Term 2 (7 weeks, Beginners/Development levels only):
    • The Gap State High School: This is now full.
      • Tuesdays, 11 May to 22 June, 6pm - 7.30pm.
      • Fee: $98
    • Balmoral State High School:
      • Thursdays, 13 May to 24 June, 6pm - 7.30pm.
      • Fee: $98.

To register Term 2, click HERE.

If you would like to trial Spikezone or JTP Thursday before registering, register to trial at HERE.


Term 3 Details:

  • Term 3 (10 weeks, Beginners/Development levels only):
    • The Gap State High School:
      • Tuesdays, 13 July to 14 September, 6pm - 7.30pm
      • Fee: $140
    • Balmoral State High School:
      • Thursdays, 15 July to 16 September, 6pm - 7.30pm.
      • Fee: $140

Term 3 registration will be opened in mid June 2021.


  • The Gap State High School, 1020 Waterworks Rd, The Gap QLD 4061
  • Balmoral State High School, 259 Thynne Rd, Balmoral QLD 4171

Training days and time subject to changes.


Please read this info for members and parents

Past/Future terms:

  • Term 1 (9 weeks):
    • 29 Jan - 1 April, once or twice a week. Fee: $126 for once a week or $252 for twice a week.
      • Newcomers/Beginners/Development: Tuesday and/or Friday at 6pm - 7.30pm.
      • Intermediate/Advanced/Elite: Wednesday at 6pm - 7.30pm and/or Friday at 7.30pm - 9.15pm.
  • Term 4 (10 weeks):
    5 Oct - 10 Dec, once or twice a week on Tuesday and/or Friday. Fee: $140 for once a week or $280 for twice a week.
    • Training day and time to be advised.
  • Summer Holidays (5 weeks):
    13 Dec 2021 - 21 Jan 2022 (excludes 23 Dec 2021 - 3 Jan 2022), once or twice a week. Fee: $70 for once a week of $140 for twice a week.
    • Tuesday and/or Friday. Time to be advised.
  • Yearly once a week in terms 1-4 (excludes summer holiday): $466 (10% discount)
  • Yearly twice a week in terms 1 & 4 and once a week in terms 2 & 3. Fee: $680 (10% discount)

*Registration for yearly must be registered during term 1.

Junior Academy

The Junior Academy program while is a training-only program similar Junior Training Program, it is a higher level and structured year-long training development program offered to players aged 13-20. This program will cover volleyball training, coaching development, strength & conditioning, knowledge-based sessions such as sports nutrition, sports psychology, team building events, etc. Athletes will attend sessions twice a week during non-PVL season (usually terms 1 and 4), and once a week during PVL season (terms 2 and 3). Each session is 1.5 to 2 hours. This program is by invitation only, players are scouted through our JTP and JPVL programs.

2021 Fee:

  • $720


The Gap State High School at (1020 Waterworks Road, The Gap, QLD 4061). Via Gate 2 (beside Th Gap Uniting Church). View map HERE.

Training days and time subject to changes.


Please read this info for members and parents

For more information about our Junior Training Program (JTP) and Academy, please email us HERE.

For information about Junior Premier Volleyball League, please refer to Volleyball Queensland website HERE.