|1. Description - |
|Introduction to the game of volleyball. Includes basic skills, strategy, and team play.|
|Advisory: This course is included in the Team Sports Family of activity courses.|
|2. Course Objectives - |
|The student will be able to: |
- explain the history and its influence on the modern game today.
- identify the rules and etiquette of volleyball.
- demonstrate basic fundamental skills of volleyball.
- apply basic offensive and defensive strategy.
- evaluation of one's own skill level.
- increase one's fitness and coordination level through practice and game drills.
- value volleyball as a lifelong fitness activity.
|3. Special Facilities and/or Equipment - |
|Comfortable exercise clothing and tennis shoes. Kneepads recommended. |
|4. Course Content (Body of knowledge) - |
- History of volleyball and its influences
- world influence
- introduction to the United States
- Physical benefits of volleyball
- cardiovascular endurance
- improvement of hand/eye coordination
- improvement of jumping ability
- Techniques of volleyball
- forearm pass
- Analysis of individual and team strategy
- five-one formation
- six-two formation
|5. Repeatability - Moved to header area.|
|6. Methods of Evaluation - |
- Oral and written quizzes
- Ability to demonstrate proper volleyball techniques
- Final written test on knowledge of techniques and the rules of volleyball
|7. Representative Text(s) - |
|Clemens, Teri, McDowell, Jenny. “The Volleyball Drill Book” American Volleyball Coaches Association . Champaign, IL, Human Kinteics, 2012. |
|8. Disciplines - |
|Physical Education |
|9. Method of Instruction - |
|Cooperative learning exercises, Laboratory, Demonstration |
|10. Lab Content - |
|Lab content may contain but not limited to: |
- Development of beginning volleyball techniques
- Increased knowledge of team play strategies: offense/defense
- four-two offensive strategy
- five-one offensive strategy
- rotation defense
- perimeter defense
- middle up defense
|11. Honors Description - No longer used. Integrated into main description section.|
|12. Types and/or Examples of Required Reading, Writing and Outside of Class Assignments - |
|Optional reading and writing assignments recommended by instructor. |
|13. Need/Justification - |
|This course meets the Foothill GE Requirements for Area VII, Lifelong Learning. |