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Challenge Series Review as England prepare NEVZA U19

Challenge Series Review as England prepare NEVZA U19
This weekend saw the inaugural matches of the Challenge Series, which sees Super 8s teams facing the England Junior squads during the England junior squad camps at the National Volleyball Centre, Kettering. The first set of fixtures took place on Saturday as England Junior Men took on London Docklands... read more

Challenge Series takes off

Challenge Series takes off
Volleyball England are delighted to announce the launch of the Volleyball England Challenge Series, which sees the England Junior National Teams (Men and Women) take on Super 8s Teams, hosted during National Squad training weekends at Kettering from October to April during the 2016-17 season. The development of the Challenge... read more

Volleyball England announces relationship with Sportset

Volleyball England announces relationship with Sportset
Volleyball England announces an official volleyball supply relationship with Sportset Volleyball England has now formalised its partnership with Sportset Ltd. for the supply of volleyballs to its competitions. The playoff components of all Volleyball England managed and run competitions will use Mikasa brand volleyballs supplied by Sportset. Sportset... read more

Only one day left to apply!

Only one day left to apply!
In partnership with Youth Sport Trust, Volleyball England are once again opening up a fantastic opportunity for young coaches and young officials aged 15-19 to be part of an exciting development programme! The applications are still open and the full programme prospectus can be found here. Please be aware that the deadline for applications... read more

Super 8s Roundup – Week 1

Super 8s Roundup – Week 1
After an exciting Summer of international volleyball in London at the London Legacy Volleyball Cup, Volleyball England’s National Volleyball League is back underway, with all but 2 of the top 16 men’s and women’s volleyball clubs from around the country playing in the Super 8s league this weekend. Men’s Super... read more

HEVO CONFERENCE 2015

HEVO CONFERENCE 2015
The 5th Annual Higher Education Volleyball Officer (HEVO) conference took place last weekend at the National Volleyball Centre in Kettering.  The significant growth in Higher Education volleyball was demonstrated with 76 students attending, this was a record number (42% increase from 2014). The weekend was designed to equip the students with the... read more

Portsmouth Sitting Volleyball Club Case Study

Portsmouth Sitting Volleyball Club Case Study
As the first Sitting Volleyball Grand Prix of the season took place on Sunday at Ashcombe, we caught up with Portsmouth Sitting Volleyball Club to find out more about the club and got their advice for anyone looking to get involved with the sport.  How did the... read more

Competitions Review Survey now LIVE

Competitions Review Survey now LIVE
On 20th April 2015, we launched a full review of all Volleyball Competitions and Major Events to ensure that we are actively working towards the creation of 'an integrated top to bottom event structure which contains a portfolio of high quality domestic and international events' as outlined within ‘Strategy 2024’.... read more

Sitting Grand Prix off to flying start

Sitting Grand Prix off to flying start
The first Sitting Grand Prix of the season took place at the Ashcombe Volleyball Centre in Dorking on Sunday 20th September, which featured many familiar faces from last season as well as some eager new recruits. Tier 1 of the competition included the top four teams from last season’s Grand Prix series. ... read more

Young Coaches/Officials Programme Now Open For Applications!

Young Coaches/Officials Programme Now Open For Applications!
In partnership with Youth Sport Trust, Volleyball England are once again opening up a fantastic opportunity for young coaches and young officials aged 15-19 to be part of an exciting development programme! The applications are now open and the full programme prospectus can be found here. Building on the success of... read more

The London Legacy Volleyball Cup - goodbye for now!

The London Legacy Volleyball Cup - goodbye for now!
A fantastic weekend of top volleyball is now all over. The London Legacy Volleyball Cup blues are now among us, as many fans have already communicated on social media how “sad” they feel and how they already “miss” the atmosphere following the explosive events of last weekend! The event was a great success, and we... read more

New volleyball club in Stafford

New volleyball club in Stafford
The newly formed Stafford Volleyball Club hosted their first ever session on Thursday 10th September. Tom Morris (Chair), Gary Simmonds (Vice Chair) and Sian Williams (Secretary) have worked tirelessly over the summer to form the club so to bring volleyball to the town. The group have completed coaching qualifications and submitted... read more

Unmissable opportunity for coaches running junior clubs!

Unmissable opportunity for coaches running junior clubs!
Two top Volleyball youth development experts are set to deliver a course on the topic of 'Developing Young Players' at the National Volleyball Centre alongside the NEVZA U17 Championships.Joel Banks, Head Coach of the Belgian Junior Men’s National Team and Finland’s Antti Paananen who have been running national teams... read more

CEV President visited London

CEV President visited London
While the very successful London Legacy Volleyball Cup took place in the Copper Box Arena at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park last weekend 12 & 13 September, we had the pleasure of hosting a NEVZA meeting at the same time. NEVZA stands for Northern European Volleyball Zone Association and the representatives of... read more

View from a volunteer

View from a volunteer
It’s one thing approaching a new event as a relatively experienced event volunteer, but quite another experience when it’s with a National Governing Body you’ve had no prior contact with. So I approached the London Legacy Volleyball  Cup organisation  with a good degree of curiosity and just a little uncertainty. Without... read more

The London Legacy Volleyball Cup Matches

The London Legacy Volleyball Cup Matches
All our London Legacy Volleyball Cup match reports you can  find on our London Legacy Volleyball Cup website, click here     read more

New software technology for volleyball

New software technology for volleyball
Italian based Data Project are the leaders in providing global solutions, training tools and software for Volleyball. We are pleased to be able to work with Data Project to enhance the scoring systems, coaching tools and engagement with spectators by utilising their products.  Data Project started in 1982, when the... read more

Day One a great achievement by all Teams

Day One a great achievement by all Teams
"Houston, Tranquility Base here, the Eagle has landed." With these historic words, astronaut Neil Armstrong declared that mankind's greatest endeavour had been successfully completed. The Eagle lunar module had touched down on the moon. When faced with such a seemingly daunting challenge,the temptation to believe that the mission goal would not... read more

Team Northumbria vs RC Cannes

Team Northumbria vs RC Cannes
Team Northumbria women so nearly emulate the men  In the evening session, the Team Northumbria women had a lot to live up to, following the mens' fine performance earlier in the day. The opening set against RC Cannes initially proved to be a cagey affair with neither side able to eke out... read more

A fantastic second match

A fantastic second match
The men from Team Northumbria pulled out the performance of the day in taking a set of the mighty VfB Friedrichshafen, the reigning German champions. Team GB Olympians Peter Bakare and Nathan French produced a series of incredible blocks and serves to steal a thrilling second set and leave the visitors... read more

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