2012
VOLLEYBALL COOPERATION PROGRAMME
© 2012 Technical & Development Department
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This is a record number for Asia and the figures indicate that there is an increased
awareness for the Volleyball Cooperation Programme there. It is relevant to mention
that the development mission has been successfully carried out in countries like Iraq,
Afghanistan, DPR Korea, Nepal and last but
not least in Palestine where the obstacles
were overcome efficiently to fulfill our mission.
Perhaps this is the true spirit and symbol of
the Volleyball Cooperation Programme.
Sometimes we face difficulties, like to reach
some countries, and overcome situations, but
we have to stay focused to finalize our
projects.
Few international sport organizations can boast of such a successful programme like
the FIVB can with the Volleyball Cooperation Programme which is now going into its
third decade of serving the less developed National Federations. Pure Volleyball
Cooperation starts with bringing people together by breaking down barriers and
allowing the National Federations involved to develop and promote the sport at the
national level; and to keep the ball flying without limitations, even under the most
difficult situations.
THE INSTRUCTORS’ ROLE
The success of the Volleyball Cooperation Programme definitely lies in the
commitment and expertise of the qualified FIVB instructors who collaborate with
enthusiasm and desire to bring the best for the hosting National Federations and its
officials. Without their precious help and time the Volleyball Cooperation Programme
would not move forward. They play an essential role in the good progress of FIVB
Development activities. In 2012,
33
instructors
instructed the Volleyball Cooperation
Programme Courses.
As the environment of the
Volleyball
Cooperation
Programme courses is different
from
traditional
courses,
instructors have to take into
consideration different cultures
and customs, lack of sporting
facilities and, in general, limited
resources.
The instructors’ motivation and
participation is of major importance to
organize successful Volleyball
Cooperation Programme courses.
Thank to them we can say:
Where there is a will there is a way!”
DOMINICA – VCP Young Players