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Effective: Summer 2013

Prerequisites: Prerequisite: PHED 40A.
Advisory: Advisory: This course is included in the Team Sports family of activity courses.
Grade Type: Letter Grade, the student may select Pass/No Pass
Not Repeatable.
FHGE: Lifelong Learning Transferable: CSU/UC
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter)

Student Learning Outcomes -
  • A successful student will be able to demonstrate and perform the advanced skills of the game of volleyball.
  • A successful student should increase their knowledge of the advanced skills of game play with increasing knowledge of offensive and defensive strategies at advanced levels.
Description -
Introduces the advance level skills, theory, and strategies in volleyball. This includes advanced techniques and tactics of tournament competition. This course will include drills, practice, and intensive review of rules and tournament play.

Course Objectives -
The student will be able to:
  1. Demonstrate advanced level volleyball skills.
  2. Participate in game-like drills in preparation for match play.
  3. Participate in conditioning and stretching, exercises applicable to advanced volleyball.
  4. Demonstrate knowledge of rules, scoring, and etiquette for 2-6 six person match play.
  5. Participate in 2-6 person games.
  6. Develop knowledge of game tactics and strategies for participation in a variety of offensive and defensive systems including play combinations.
  7. Repeating students must demonstrate increased depth and breadth of related skills, with new learning objectives.
Course Content (Body of knowledge) -
  • Individual skills
  • A. Overhead pass
    B. Forearm pass
    1. serve reception
    2. dig
    3. free ball
    C. Serve
    1. overhand
    2. jump
    3. floater
    4. top spin
    D. Blocking
    1. one player
    2. two player
    E. Attacking
    1. hard driven spike
    a) high outside
    b) quick attack
    2. tip
    3. off speed
  • Team skills
  • A. Offense
    1. 4-2
    2. 4-2 international
    3. 5-1
    4. 6-2
    B. Defense
    1. perimeter
    2. rotation
    C. Serve/receive patterns
    1. 5 person "W"
    2. 4 person
    3. 3 person
    4. 2 person
    III. Match Play - Rules and Scoring
    A. 2 person
    B. 4 person
    C. 6 person
    D. Rally scoring
  • Students must demonstrate increased depth and breadth of related skills with new learning objectives.
  • Methods of Evaluation -
    The students will demonstrate proficiency by:
    1.Analysis of film and play
  • Skill assessment both peer and self

  • Representative Text(s) -
    NCAA Rulebook

    Disciplines -
    Physical Education
    Method of Instruction -
    During periods of instruction the student will be:
    1. Participating in drills (activities) that promote game skills and individual and team development.
    2. Direct instruction - promoting the students skills to advance level.
    3. Competition - team and individual
    Lab Content -
    1. Reading volleyball strategies
    2. Watching and analyzing volleyball videos
    3. Diagramming specific offensive and defensive strategies
    4. Film analysis, written and oral
    5. Develop and practice offensive and defensive strategies
    6. 3 - 5 Quizzes about rules, concepts, and etiquette; final assessment
    7. Students demonstrate an increased level of performance.
    Types and/or Examples of Required Reading, Writing and Outside of Class Assignments -
    Optional reading and writing assignments will be assigned to promote a deeper understanding of the sport of volleyball.