Subject: Sports Training I - Volleyball

Scientific Area:

Sport Sciences


160 Hours

Number of ECTS:




Overall objectives:

1 - Master the knowledge related to volleyball training in an integrated way
2 - Adopt a scientific attitude and a reflexive critical method
3 - Reveal initiative and innovation in Volleyball Training
4 - Assume availability and motivation for teamwork, privileging the sharing of information and behavior of solidarity and mutual assistance
5 - Using information tech and effective communication in the application of sports knowledge and on V.ball
6 - Plan and manage the process of sports training in Volleyball;
7 - Evaluate, plan and organize training sessions and activities for dif groups in V.ball
8 - Develops the capacity for autonomy and the sense of social respons in guiding the training process
9 - To enable students to plan, control and coach a V.ball team, in the context of school sports and / or senior sports at the beginning stages of the discipline
10 - Apply and exercise the contents covered throughout the various disciplines of the course, which are interconnected with the sports training in the specific case of V.ball


1 - Institutional organization of the discipline
1.1 - Organization, Skills and Tools available to support training
2 - Warm-Up in Volleyball Training
2.1 - Joint mobilization
2.2 - Traditional forms
2.3 - Ludic forms
3 - Forms of introductory approach to Volleyball
3.1 - The "smashball"
3.2 - The "tour-volley"
3.3 - The Mini-Volleyball
4 - The Physical Training
4.1 - Training of conditional skills in volleyball
4.2 - Coordination skills training in volleyball
4.3 - The importance and use of various abilities in the game
5 - The technical/tactical/strategic training
5.1 - The technical components of the game
5.2 - Strategic dimension in its use
5.3 - The tactical/strategic components.
6 - The periodization and long, medium and short-term planning of volleyball training sessions
6.1 - Models of periodization in volleyball
6.2 - The macro-cycle
6.3 - The meso-cycle
6.4 - The micro-cycle
6.5 - The training unit
7 - The analysis and game observation in Volleyball
7.1 - Analysis models with 3 evaluation levels


Selinger, A., & Ackermann-Blount, J. , 1986 , Arie Selinger's Power Volleyball: St. Martin's Press ,
FIVB , 2014 , Regras Oficiais de Voleibol , Aprovadas no 34º congresso de 2014
). Técnicas do Treinador. Manual dos cursos de grau I e II, , 2015 , Federação Portuguesa de Voleibol , Federação Portuguesa de Voleibol

Assesssment methods and criteria:

Classification Type: Quantitativa (0-20)

Evaluation Methodology:
Theoretical-practical classes with approach to the syllabus contents and their discussion; Laboratory practice classes with video observation and analysis; tutorial orientation meetings. Internship in an organization with protocol with UMa: organization and management of the training and competition process under the guidance of the tutor in the organization.The evaluation is carried out through a theoretical test -20%; of a work of development of a theme-15%; continuous evaluation of the work carried out during the semester with regard to the organization of training and competition, expressed in a 40% trainer dossier; and a critical activity report developed-25%.