Educational Resources

The following set of volleyball coaching related links was provided to those who attended the Volleyball England Coaches Conference 2013 (there were also some non-volleyball resources as well, which I haven’t included here). Richard Harrison, President of the Coaches Commission created the list.

I haven’t had a chance to review these resources myself yet, so comments from anyone who has are welcome.


Volleyball Coaching

Volleyball Royal Navy sport series (produced by Home Countries volleyball associations)
Excellent introduction to coaching volleyball and developing players through small-sided games.
http://www.teachpe.com/gcse/Volley_Ball.pdf

FIVB Mini Volleyball Handbook
Includes preparing children physically and mentally and preparing children to play volleyball.
http://www.fivb.org/EN/Development/document/FIVB_mini_volleyball_handbook.pdf

FIVB Volleyball at School Symposium
The Volleyball at School Symposium held in Canada, in June 2007, brought together world experts on Volleyball at School and best practice models and presentations.
http://www.fivb.org/EN/Programmes/SchoolVolleyball/

FIVB Coaches Manual
http://www.fivb.org/EN/Technical-Coach/Document/CoachManual/English/

FIVB Technical Evaluations Library
http://www.fivb.org/EN/Technical-Coach/Technical_Library.asp

Beach Volleyball
FIVB Beach Volleyball Drill-book
http://www.fivb.org/EN/Development/Document/FIVB_BeachVolleyball_Drill-Book/English/


Sitting Volleyball

Teaching and Coaching Volleyball for the Disabled (WOVD)
http://www.pef.uni-lj.si/fileadmin/Datoteke/Zalozba/pdf/Vute_WOVD_Handbook.pdf

Practicing Sitting Volleyball skills
http://www.paralympic.org/sites/default/files/document/120305113023241_Card_4_Sitting_Volleyball.pdf

Examples of Sitting Volleyball drills (Volleyball Canada)
http://www.vcdm.org/global/images/misc/SIT_Drills_All.pdf

 

Volleyball England
The folks at Volleyball England have put together a page full of different coaching resources broken down by category.
http://www.volleyballengland.org/getintovolleyball/coaching/education__resources

 

Volleyball Canada
Resources for coaches: indoor, beach, sitting
http://www.volleyball.ca/content/resources


Technical Journal of the American Volleyball Coaches Association
‘Coaching Volleyball’ is available online.
https://www.avca.org/groups/high-school/coaching-education/coaching-volleyball-magazine.html

 

I will add further resources as I come across them or as they are pointed out to me.

Please share your own ideas and opinions.