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Second weekend in June, a unique volleyball conference will be held in Ceske Budejovice with world-renowned coaches as speakers. The goal of the conference is to offer coaching stars´ knowledge and experience in training of youth volleyball players to volleyball coaches.

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Saturday June 9
10:00 – 11:00 Presence of the audience

11:00 – 13:15 Serve / Zdenek Smejkal (CZE)

  • The philosophy of serve as an important element of the game
  • Technique / Practice / Parameters of serve
  • Strategy – tactics / Principles

13:30 – 15:45 Physical condition development in volleyball I. / Martin Poeder (ITA)

  • Motor development of players 10 – 16 years old
  • Exhibitions of important exercises for each age category

16:00 – 18:15 Reception / Roberto Piazza (ITA)

  • The reception development for children up to the age of 12 years
  • An insight into the reception of players 12 – 14 years old with connection to the underhand and overhand serve
  • The development and improvement of the reception technique of players 15 – 16 years old with connection to adult players
  • Teaching procedures of the reception technique and exhibitions of elementary exercises
  • Strategic insight – advantages of the overhand and underhand reception / Which of the two techniques is more convenient in chosen situations? / Chronological order with connection to the beginning of teaching
  • The organization of reception during a match

19:00 After party in restaurant Zlata Hvezda

Sunday June 10

8:15 – 10:30 Physical condition development in volleyball II. / Martin Poeder (ITA)

  • Motor development of players from 16 years old to adults
  • Exhibitions of important exercises
  • Increasing jump height in volleyball

10:45 – 13:00 Defense / Zdenek Smejkal (CZE)

  • Blocking / Practice / Tactical principles / From the youth to the adult players
  • Digging / Practice / Tactical principles
  • Cooperation

13:15 – 15:30 Attack / Set / Roberto Piazza (ITA)

  • The overhand hit and set technique / The optimal technique according to R. Piazza
  • The technique of set according to the player´s age / When should a player start to set in a jump, etc.
  • Teaching of fast combinations to zones 4 and 2
  • First tempo attack combinations – basics / the development of a higher level of first tempo attack combinations

End of the show

About the City

Ceske Budejovice is a statutory city in the Czech Republic. It is the largest city in the South Bohemian Region. It is located in the center of a valley of the Vltava River, at the confluence with the Malse.

Czech men’s volleyball extraleague title holders are coming from Ceske Budejovice. Volleyball is overall very popular in South Bohemian Region with more than 2000 active volleyball players.