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 Course Title:   Volleyball Techniques

 Title Abbreviation:   VOLLEYBALL TECHNIQUES

 Department:    PE

 Course #:    235

 Credits:    3

 Variable:     Yes

 IUs:    2.25

 CIP:    131314

 EPC:    n/a

 REV:    2014

 Course Description  

Fundamentals of power volleyball: the bump, set, spike, block, serve, and different offenses and defenses.


Prerequisite: instructor's permission.

Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 0

Lab: 33

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0

Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Academic N/A  

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Understand the proper techniques necessary to perform advanced skilled volleyball at the college level.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

2. Critical Thinking

Definition: The ability to think critically about the nature of knowledge within a discipline and about the ways in which that knowledge is constructed and validated and to be sensitive to the ways these processes often vary among disciplines.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
2.2 Analyze issues and develop questions within a discipline.

3. Communication

Definition: Understanding and producing effective written, spoken, visual, and non-verbal communication.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
3.3 Demonstrate effective listening skills.

4. Community & Cultural Diversity

Definition: Recognizing the value of human communities and cultures from multiple perspectives through a critical understanding of their similarities and differences.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
4.2 Understand, value and respect human differences and commonalities as they relate to issues of race, social class, gender, sexual orientation, disabilities and culture.

6. Individual Awareness & Responsibility

Definition: Understanding, managing, and taking responsibility for one’s learning and behavior in varied and changing environments.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
6.1 Identify ethical and healthy choices and apply these personally, socially, academically, and professionally.

Course Contents

  1. Individual skills:
    • the bump
    • the serve
    • the set
    • the spike (tip, 1/2 speed)
    • the block
    • the dig (roll, sprawl, etc.)
  2. Team Offenses:
    • 4-2
    • 5-1
    • 6-2
  3. Team Defenses:
    • middle-up
    • middle-back
    • free ball
    • down ball
  4. Offensive Plays:
    • numbered sets (3, 6, 1, 2, 4, 5)
    • tandems (x, reverse x, fake x)