Course Information
FacultyPhysical Education and Sport Science
SchoolPhysical Education and Sports Sciences (Thessaloniki)
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorSophia Papadopoulou
Course ID400000416

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Physical Education and Sports Science (2014-2015)

Registered students: 294
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreCompulsory Applied Courses534

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Background
  • General Knowledge
  • Skills Development
Course Type 2011-2015
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course the students will have acquired basic theoretical knowledge and practical experiences for effective teaching of Volleyball in primary and secondary education (learning the basic techniques and tactics of volleyball until the team composition 6:0).
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Design and manage projects
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Respect natural environment
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
1. Throwback. The development of volleyball in Greece and internationally. Basic characteristics and regulations of the game. The composition of the team. 2. Exercises and preparation games (oriented to developmental ages). 3. Basic positions-attitudes and movements with and without ball. Back and side rolling. 4. Passing with fingers. Passing games 1x1, 2x2 and 3x3. 5. The forearm pass. Games 1x1, 2x2, 3x3, and 4x4 with cuff and conjunction with passing. 6. The serve. The reception of the service. Games 2x2, 3x3 and 4x4. Combining serve the ball and forearm pass. Mini volleyball . 7. Team tactics in reception service. The «W». Play 6x6 system with group composition 6:0. 8. The attack. Types of attacks. The smash. Forms of coverage. Playing with team composition 6:0. 9. Block . Types of block. Single block. The steps of block. Playing with team composition 6:0. 10. The Defense . Defensive techniques (falls). Lateral falls. Game with team composition 6:0. 11. Defense with 6 front (central cover). Game with team composition 6:0. 12. The coverage of the attack (dubbing) 2:3 with the 6 forward. Game with team composition 6:0. 13. The overhead serve (tennis). Game with team composition 6:0.
volleyball, technique, basic tactic
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Video lectures
  • Multimedia
  • Interactive excersises
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Provided orally and written theoretical and practical training on the use and exploitation of electronic search engines, books etc.
Course Organization
Written assigments251
Games watching
Student Assessment
1. Written examination at the end of the semester 2. Practical examination Students are informed orally and electronically (e-learning) at the beginning of each semester about the criteria of assessment.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Practical assessment (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. Ζέτου, Ε.,Χαριτωνίδης, Κ. (2001). Η Διδασκαλία της Πετοσφαίρισης - Τόμος Ι. Εκδόσεις University Studio Press, Θεσσαλονίκη. Εύδοξος κωδικός 17282. 2. Κατσικαδέλη, Α., Αγγελονίδης, Ι., Κουντούρης, Π, Λάϊος, Ι. (2019). Πετοσφαίριση - Μεθοδική Διδασκαλία. Εκδόσεις Πεδίο Α.Ε., Αθήνα. Εύδοξος κωδικός 68403432. 3. Χαριτωνίδης, Κ., Πατσιαούρας, Α. (2020). Μαθήματα Πετοσφαίρισης. Εκδόσεις University Studio Press, Θεσσαλονίκη.
Additional bibliography for study
1. Papageorgiou, A., Gzimek, V. (2009). Πετοσφαίριση - Μαθαίνω Παίζοντας. Επιστημονική επιμέλεια - Επιμέλεια μετάφρασης Σ. Παπαδοπούλου. Εκδόσεις University Studio Press, Θεσσαλονίκη. 2. Πλούσια βιβλιογραφία βρίσκεται αναρτημένη στο e-learning https://elearning.auth.gr/course/view.php?id=8800
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