Kaizen will be hosting open gyms for girls who would be playing in either the 12s, 13s, or 14s age groups next season on Wednesday nights at Community Church of Honolulu from 5:30 to 7:00 pm. The cost is $10 per session.


The address is 2345 Nuuanu Avenue. Questions may be directed to Coach Wayne at 347-5772.

The Kaizen 12s and 13s teams finished the SCVA 2016 Summer Soiree in strong fashion. The 12s qualified for the gold division and finished in 5th place overall out of 55 teams. The final 12s standings can be seen here. The 13s made the silver division and finished in 13th place out of 52 teams. Their standings can be seen here.

In addition to volleyball, the teams were able to spend time at Disneyland. Also, for the second year in a row, Kaizen was able to visit the Hurley Headquarters in Costa Mesa to get a behind-the-scenes view of the day-to-day operations of the company. Hurley has been outfitting our teams for several years and it was a good opportunity to see where the creativity behind the designs takes place. They were also able to meet company founder Bob Hurley.

Congratulations to the players and coaches for a great tournament, and hope to see you all again next season.

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Day two of the SCVA 2016 Summer Soirée saw more continued success for the two Kaizen teams. In the morning session, the 12s went undefeated for a second straight day, defeating Orange County 12 Blue (25-23, 26-28, 15-10), Aviator 12s (25-16, 18-25, 15-12), and OC Heat 12 Hannah (25-14, 10-25, 17-15) – all in three sets. They remain the #7 seed entering day 3, and will have a tough pool tomorrow with the #s 1, 9, and 16 seeds. If they finish in the top two, they will head to the Gold Medal bracket. You can see the Kaizen 12s day 2 results here and the day 3 schedule here.

In the afternoon the Kaizen 13s also went undefeated, sweeping Aliso Island 13s and Forza West 13-Asics before besting #1 seed Pi’opi’o Bears Kupa’akahai from the Big Island in three (26-24, 23-25, 15-11). They are the new #1 seed and, like the 12s, have a chance to make the Gold Medal bracket by finishing in the top two on day 3. You can view the Kaizen 13s day 2 results here and day 3 schedule here.


imageThe first day of the SCVA 2016 Summer Soirée is in the books, and both the Kaizen 12s and 13s teams are off to a great start. The 12s went undefeated in afternoon and evening play, sweeping Culver 10-Tanner, Pacific Jrs 12-Casie, and Momentous 12-John, three teams from the Southern California region, and claiming the tournament’s #7 seed going into day two. You can see the Kaizen 12s day 2 schedule here.

In the morning, the Kaizen 13s went 2-1,with victories over OC Heat 13 Amanda and Temecula Viper 13 Alli and a loss to Bakersfield 13-Colleen. They remain the #16 seed going into day two of pool play, and they will be grouped with current #1 Pi’opi’o Bears Kupa’akahai from the Big Island. You can view the Kaizen 13s day 2 schedule here.

The Kaizen 12s and 13s start play today in the SCVA Summer Soiree at the Anaheim Convention Center.  The 12s are seeded #22 and the 13s are #16.

UPDATE: In morning play, the 13s won their first two matches – against OC Heat in three sets and against Temecula Viper in two. They dropped their last match against Bakersfield 13 Colleen and resume play tomorrow afternoon.

See the 13s results here.

The 12s start play this afternoon against Culver 10-Tanner. See their results here.