*What skills are needed to play an enjoyable recreational game of volleyball
*What skills would I need to play team volleyball
*What kind of games can we play to involve all skill levels
*What are the basic rules
*What does a court look like, what are the positions and how do we rotate
*The 4 critical elements in volleyball, the serve, bump, set and spike
*The dimensions of a volleyball court
*The rotation in a volleyball game
*Learn how to bump, set & spike using various types of balls depending on skill level (real volleyballs, training volleyballs, balloons, beach balls
*Walk through the rotation on a volleyball court with explanation of when to rotate
*Keep rally's going using different size beach balls
*Use real volleyballs and work on serving progressively (start short and working way back with a successful serves)
*Play a real game using large volleyball
*Finish with a popcycle challenge where kids progress through a series of 3 skills as a group.
*Watching for the increase or decrease in rally number
*Observing the distance that students increase with their serving
*Observe how the kids come together in the team activities or concepts
*Note the decrease in the number of illegal hits
PE planning book, past formal team experience and direct involvment in the game recreationally.
Volleyball is an international game with internation rules that apply across the board. It is a game that could be played virtually anywhere with the same set of core rules. A court can easily be set up using any number of simple materials such as sticks, leaves, string etc.