LTAD Developmental Stages - Sitting

Training to Compete Training to Compete

The principal focus of the T2C stage is to refine sitting volleyball skills and to further develop fitness – optimizing fitness preparation, sitting volleyball-specific skills, position-specific skills, and performance.  Sitting volleyball skills are performed under a variety of competitive conditions during training and optimum preparation is emphasized by modeling priority competitions.


  • Specialization / refinement
  • Optimized fitness preparation
  • Position and sport-specific technical and tactical preparation
  • Development of playing skills in competitive conditions
  • Advanced mental preparation

AWAD / AB Integration

  • Is important
Integrated, but becoming less so as AWADs advance in skill/ability and begin training to compete internationally