Sitting volleyball is a team sport that can be played by disabled and non-disabled competitors and is a fast and exciting sport that is similar to volleyball.
Teams are separated by a low net and compete from a seated position. The sport goes through bursts of explosive action and requires concentration, precision, and a deft touch.
It is a great way to make friends and can be played almost anywhere - all you need is a net, ball and a few friends.
For those wanting to play competitively, there are opportunities across the country for a variety of skill levels.
Things you might need to get started
- A net and ball are the essentials.
- Comfortable clothing and water for hydration is recommended.
Volleyball England are the national governing body in England: https://www.volleyballengland.org/getintovolleyball/play/sitting_volleyball
Scottish Volleyball are the national governing body in Scotland: https://www.scottishvolleyball.org/links/sitting-volleyball
Volleyball Wales are the national governing body in Scotland: https://www.volleyballwales.org/
Northern Ireland's volleyball are the national governing body in Northern Ireland: https://nivolleyball.com/