Vanuatu’s paravolley tale serves as inspiration

Vanuatu’s colourful tale paints an inspiration to many nations today, from how a volcanic eruption led them to becoming the first Pacific nation in the World ParaVolley family. The Manaro Voui volcano eruption in late 2017 affected more than 8,000 people and displaced about 3,310 people, including 170 persons with...

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Successful World ParaVolley Courses Wrap up in Mozambique

With all participants and tutors now safely arrived back to their respective homes, it is time to look back on the most recent set of World ParaVolley Courses held in Africa. From December 3-9, 49 fully-funded participants gathered in Maputo, Mozambique to take part in four World ParaVolley courses: referees,...

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World ParaVolley Sao Paulo Development Centre confirmed

The World ParaVolley Board of Directors unanimously approved the Brazilian Paralympic Training Centre as a recognised World ParaVolley Development Centre at their meeting on Monday. Photo: Barry Couzner with the President of NPC China Haidi Zhang at the opening the Hangzhou Development Centre The “World ParaVolley Sao Paulo Development Centre” joins...

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Referee and Classification Courses completed in Tourcoing

The latest World ParaVolley Referee and Classification courses have been completed on the sidelines of the ParaVolley Europe New Nations Subzone Men’s Tournament 2018, which starts in Tourcoing, France on Saturday. The World ParaVolley Sports Department, with the close cooperation of its Referee Commission, the Head of Education of the...

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World ParaVolley Coaching Course – December 7-10, 2017, France

World ParaVolley is offering a Level 1 Coaching Course in Lille, France, in collaboration with FF Volley. Dates:  December 7-10, 2017 Location:  Villeneuve d’Ascq (FRA) The deadline for registration is rapidly approaching – November 13th! Full course details can be downloaded here: Course Invitation and Information Sheet (PDF) Course Registration...

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World ParaVolley secures competitive Agitos Grant

The IPC has just announced the 2018 Agitos Grants and World ParaVolley’s application to run a development project in Korea has been approved.  Only 50% of the applications lodged were successful and only 8 International Federations, of which we are one, received a grant.  Only 4 of the 31 successful...

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