OBJECTIVES:At the end of the lesson, pupils should be ableto:

  1. Define volleyball
  2. Mention the stages of volleyball


History of volleyball

The game of volleyball was created in 1895 in the United States by Dr. William Morgan. Volleyball was created as a competitive and recreational sport. In 1947, the world governing body of volleyball was formed and called the International Volleyball Federation or Federation Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB). It became an Olympic Sport in 1964 in

Tokyo, Japan. Today, volleyball has spread to all parts of the world, and is a popular sport in Nigeria. It was introduced in Lagos in 1965 by the British. It later spread to other parts of the country. In 1970, the Nigeria Volleyball Federation was officially inaugurated with Mr. J.C. Omoruan as its first chairman. Since that time, the game has continued to grow.... View More

Subscribe now to gain full access to this lesson note

Take Me There

Click here to gain access to the full notes.