Volleyball at the USC

Are you ready for a sport challenge? Do want to play a fun and technical team sport? Are you looking for a friendly team and a socially active organisation? Come and play volleyball at the USC! Volleyball is a sport with many aspects. It is a ball sport that has everything - speed, strength, insight, position-play, technique and most importantly team spirit!

There is plenty of room to play volleyball at the University sports centre. You can do this when you become a member of the SKC volleyball organisation. There is a general volleyball training session that everyone is welcome to come to. You can also play on the beachvolleyball fields - a bright idea for the summer, with a cold beer outside afterwards. Plenty of ways to get acquainted with this multi-faceted and fast-growing sport!

Week schedule 2019-2020

Sport Start End Location Instructor
No schedule for this sport has been announced as of yet.


In volleyball, fitness, strength, ball-skills and speed are the central focus. A beginner will want to focus mainly on technique at first. To improve, you will have to work on your strength and fitness in addition to your volleyball skills and game insight. Increase your jumping power and improve your fitness, reflexes and stability.

Top volleyball players like Ron Zwerver, Peter Blange and Henk Jan Held did not spend time in the gym for nothing. Specific strength training can make all the difference in a game and allow you to respond to situations stronger and faster. It also helps prevent injury. Not only do more muscles provide a better support and stability for joints, they also protect your body when you hit the floor while taking one of the many dives.


A regular visit to our gym will ensure optimal fitness on the field. You will focus mainly on increasing your muscle strength and power. Be sure to include all the major muscle groups in your training schedule, concentrating mainly on leg and gluteal muscles to improve your jumping strength; chest and shoulders for a better serve and smash; and abdominal muscles for a stronger block. Strength training helps you to prevent injury and ensures that you have even more fun while playing the game. Ask our fitness instructors for a workout schedule to fit your needs.


If reading this brochure has sparked your interest, come and join in a practice session. If you have fun, you can always decide to become a member. At SKC you can train once or twice a week and play in competitions. The general training is on Tuesdays and is open to anyone. You can also reserve a hall or beachvolleyball field if you would like to play volleyball or get in an extra training session.

As well as concentrating on volleyball, SKC organises fun themed parties, get-togethers and other activities. SKC also participates in large annual events such as Hajraa in Eindhoven and the Batavierenrace. 

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