11 Special Interest Volleyball

SACE Stage 1: 10 Credits / 1 Semester / Responsible Living

SACE Website:  https://www.sace.sa.edu.au/web/specialist-mathematics

Pre-Requisite: Successful completion of the year 10 course or by negotiation with the volleyball manager.


Stage 1 Volleyball effectively integrates theoretical topics into practical movement concepts. With a strong focus on data collection and analysis students will use drone footage, video technology, surveys and fitness testing to improve volleyball performance, participation, collaboration and communication.

This program can also be a pre-requisite for SACE Stage 2 Physical Education, with the same concepts taught in Stage 1 Physical Education A.

Topics may include

All topics are taught through practical play. Students will explore:

  • defensive positioning and movement
  • serve reception
  • offensive systems (fast and wide, isolation and tempo)


Students are assessed on the 3 focus areas.

In movement:
Video analysis of offensive systems, movement concepts and tactics in volleyball

About movement:
Investigation regarding the impact of financial barriers on participation and performance in South Australian volleyball

Through movement:
Data analysis and report on performance, fatigue, energy systems and training methods

Additional Information

Costs: Course fee $80.00 - subject to change in 2020