Carioca High Performance Camp

Carioca Volleyball Club is proud to present the best that beach volleyball has to offer: the first Carioca High Performance Camp at the capital of beach volleyball – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Designed for the elite collegiate player and top athletes, this inaugural camp is a unique opportunity to train with and compete against Olympic Medalists and World Champions from Brazil. Instructed by Olympic and World Champion coaches. Experience the carioca beach volleyball life in Rio for 12 days – home of the first World Championships and the iconic Copacabana beach.

WHO: Carioca Volleyball Club

WHAT: Carioca High Performance Camp

WHERE: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

WHEN: December 26th to January 8th

WHY: To be the Best – you must train with the best and play with the best. This is your chance to learn from one of the best and most accomplished beach coaches in the world. And practice with some of the best pro players in the world.

Enjoy the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil’s most popular destination and host of the 2016 Summer Olympics, world-renowned Copacabana Beach, massive Carnaval festivals, and home of the first Beach Volleyball World Championships. Brazil is a powerhouse in beach volleyball primarily because the sport has been able to unite two of the country’s passions: the beach and volleyball. As a result, Brazil has produced numerous World Champions, Olympic Champions in both men and women. Brazil represents the beach game masterfully. It has won 13 Olympic Medals and 29 World Championship Medals, by far surpassing any other country. Year after year, Brazil produces a number of good players into the FIVB Tour displaying their advance technical skills, flamboyant style and passion that reflect their culture.


  • Practice with Olympic Medalists and World Champion Players

  • Olympic Medalist and World Champion Coaches

  • Play against World Class players in Brazil

  • Experience New Year’s Eve in Rio

  • Visit the monument Christ the Redeemer atop the Corcovado Mountain

  • Visit the Sugar Loaf

  • Dinner at Brazilian Churrascaria Steakhouse

  • Sightseeing City Tour

  • Copacabana Beach – the Wimbledon of beach volleyball


  • Training – 14 Practice Sessions and 1 Friendly Tournament

  • Hotel 4 Star – 11 nights (Double Occupancy)

  • Transportation – To and From Airport

  • Transportation – To and From All Sightseeing – All Practices – All Schedule Activities

  • Sightseeing – Christ the Redeemer, Sugar Loaf and City Tour

  • New Year’s Eve Event

  • Brazilian Churrascaria Steakhouse

Space is limited! Reserve your spot TODAY!


Minor Player: $3900

Adult Player: $4300

Parent: $2000

*If Player is minor (under 21), a Parent MUST accompany and stay during the whole camp

*Minor players will need to obtain a signature from both Parents to Travel

*All attendees must obtain a Passport AND a Visa to enter Brazil

*CAMP DOES NOT INCLUDE: Airfare, Passport and Visa Fees, Travel Medical Insurance and Meals not listed

Featuring Coaches

Leticia Pessoa

  • Brazilian National Team – Head Coach
  • Olympic Silver Medalist – 2000, 2004 and 2012
  • FIVB World Champion – ’99, ’01, ’11
  • FIVB Tour Champion – ’97, ’98, ’99, ’00, ’01, ’04, ’11, ’14
  • FIVB Pro Team Agatha and Duda – Head Coach

Fabio Ribeiro

  • Director Carioca Volleyball
  • USA Beach Team Coach

Featuring Players

Agatha Bednarczuk

  • Olympic Silver Medalist – Rio 2016
  • FIVB World Champion 2012
  • FIVB World Tour Finals 2017 – 2nd
  • Current FIVB Ranking – 3rd

Duda Lisboa

  • FIVB World Tour Finals 2017 – 2nd
  • Current FIVB Ranking 2017 – 3rd
  • FIVB World Champion 19U – 2013
  • FIVB World Champion 19U – 2014
  • FIVB World Champion 19U – 2016
  • FIVB World Champion 21U – 2017

Plus other Brazilian Pro Players

Camp Registration

This is a limited space camp! In order to guarantee a spot, please fill out the CAMP FORM as soon as possible and MAKE A DEPOSIT to hold it. Here is the procedure to register:

  2. If approved, we will send a Camp Invitation
  3. Once received the Camp Invitation, proceed to MAKE A PAYMENT
  4. The payment can be a DEPOSIT or FULL PAYMENT

The Deposit is fully refundable until November 15. On November 15, the BALANCE is due and the Deposit becomes NON-REFUNDABLE – NO EXCEPTIONS.


Camp Payment Page

Camp FAQ’s

  1. How do I sign-up?
    Please fill out the CAMP REGISTRATION FORM and once you receive our invitation back, you may proceed to make a deposit or pay in full.
  2. Do I need to have a partner or can I sign up as an individual?
    Most players sign up as an individual (or with a friend). However, we can accommodate a team as well. In other words, we will either pair you with another player of similar skill or your regular partner for the tournament.
  3. What is the level of play?
    This is a high-level camp. Players must be able to demonstrate experience through tournament results, collegiate ranking, USA High Performance Ranking, Professional Ranking and/or coach/club recommendations. We have players from all over the US and both college and adults. We will not have tryouts, but based on your experience and the application (with references), we will see if you will fit into the program.
  4. Are non-players, parents, spouses and significant others welcome?
    Parent/s MUST accompany minors. Adults may attend individually. And yes, you may bring others along.
  5. Do we get any gear?
    Yes, you will get a couple of practice and camp T-shirts.
  6. Do I have to wait for the invitation before making the payment?
    No, you may make the reservation payment, BUT if the camp is full, or if you don’t get an invitation, you will get your money back.
  7. Can I register my partner?
    If you and your partner are adults, yes, you may fill out the form and make a payment for both. If you are a minor, your parent can only register the player they are responsible for.
  8. What is the weather like in Rio at that time?
    It is summer! It is hot! It is humid! It is Rio!