Small Countries set bar high to increase participation and development activity

The very first CEV Small Countries Development Seminar was hosted by the Luxembourg Volleyball Federation on Friday, September 18, in Luxembourg City. This initiative follows the meeting that CEV President André Meyer and CEV Senior Vice President Aleksandar Boricic had last summer with the Small Countries Division (SCD) Executive Committee. Actions and plans to furtherContinue reading “Small Countries set bar high to increase participation and development activity”

Cyprus Boys lose out to Finland

It was going to happen one day. The winning streak of Georgios Chrysostomou and Pantelis Christidis (pictured) came today to an end, but not without a fight. The home crowd favourites finished the 2015 CEV U20 Beach Volleyball European Championship in 10th place, after losing their second round match against the Finns Santeri Siren andContinue reading “Cyprus Boys lose out to Finland”

Huge win for Cyprus boys

Something that in the past looked an impossible dream is now a reality. Georgios Chrysostomou and Pantelis Christidis are making headlines, having gained automatic qualification into the last 16 of the men’s competition, as they won all their matches and thus finished in first place in Pool A. The new stars of Cyprus Beach VolleyballContinue reading “Huge win for Cyprus boys”

Cyprus Host ECH Under 20’s in Larnaca

First impressions are the ones that matter, and despite being early days yet, so far so good for Larnaka, the hosting city of the 2015 CEV U20 Beach Volleyball European Championship. “Larnaka have set high standards in the past, and from what I have managed to observe, despite my brief stay in Cyprus, everything goesContinue reading “Cyprus Host ECH Under 20’s in Larnaca”

Introduction to Beach Coaching Award

At a time when beach volleyball attention is focused on junior development, a new course had to emerge to allow more experienced players and coaches to gain a structure and direction in what to deliver to younger players. The content resulted from a literature review of selected beach volleyball resources, with FIVB e-book being heavilyContinue reading “Introduction to Beach Coaching Award”

City of Edinburgh Volleyball receive Direct Club Investment from sportscotland

South Queensferry based club City of Edinburgh Volleyball have received an award of £34,000 from the sportscotland direct club investment scheme.  The award is being made to allow the club to employ 6 part time coaches to deliver new weekly training sessions for U16, U13 and U11 boys and girls at Queensferry HS and KirklistonContinue reading “City of Edinburgh Volleyball receive Direct Club Investment from sportscotland”

President Calls Members to October Assembly in Sofia

The next CEV Small Countries Division (SCD) General Assembly and Elections for the SCD Mandate period 2015 – 2019 will be held in Sofia (BUL) as follows: Thursday 15th October 2015 (Afternoon Session) Venue Kempinski Hotel Marinela Sofia James Bourchier Boulevard 100 1407 Sofia-Bulgaria Phone: + 359 2 969 2222 Website: President Margaret AnnContinue reading “President Calls Members to October Assembly in Sofia”

Beach Volleyball on the Rock

Annual Beach Volleyball Competition & Beach Volleyball Coaching with GVA coaches will take place Thurs and Fri 16th and 17th July. Emma Labrador of GVA says ” We look forward to Thurs and Fridays 16th and 17th July at Eastern Beach between 10am and 12noon for children and young people between the ages of 8Continue reading “Beach Volleyball on the Rock”