The Bengaluru Torpedoes Volleyball Academy recognised as Volleyball Centre of Excellence in India

FIVB and Bengaluru Torpedoes join hands to develop volleyball in the region

·       The FIVB and Bengaluru Torpedoes signed an MoU last week to recognise the partnership

·       Both parties share dedication to cultivating talent, strengthening grassroots initiatives and enhancing the societal significance of volleyball regionally and globally

·       The collaboration is aimed at nurturing the growth of volleyball in the region

 

 

The Bengaluru Torpedoes Volleyball Academy in India was officially recognised as a Volleyball Centre of Excellence in the country as the FIVB and Bengaluru Torpedoes signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) last week.

 

Situated within the esteemed Padukone Dravid Centre for Sports Excellence, the Bengaluru Torpedoes volleyball academy will serve as a hub for promoting volleyball, further amplifying its development and outreach endeavours.

  

The MoU symbolises a shared dedication to cultivating talent, strengthening grassroots initiatives and enhancing the societal significance of volleyball regionally and globally. The partnership between the FIVB and Bengaluru Torpedoes will also facilitate a range of initiatives, including high performance and grassroots activities, mass participation programmes, and knowledge exchange and collaborative projects geared towards enhancing athlete development. This will be achieved through quality sports science and medical services, alongside coaching and officiating.

 

Steve Tutton, the FIVB Head of Technical and Development, expressed his excitement about the collaboration, stating: "We are thrilled to collaborate with Bengaluru Torpedoes Volleyball Academy in our mission to foster volleyball development. Together, we will leverage our expertise to implement innovative programmes and initiatives that will propel the sport to new heights."

 

Vishal Jaison, spokesperson for Bengaluru Torpedoes, conveyed his enthusiasm for the partnership and commented: "This collaboration with the FIVB underscores our commitment to nurturing volleyball excellence from grassroots levels. By joining forces, we aim to expand opportunities for aspiring athletes and promote volleyball as an inclusive sport for all."

 

About the FIVB

The International Volleyball Federation (FIVB), together with its National Federations, is the sole, global volleyball regulatory body responsible for all forms of volleyball and its development. With its headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland, the FIVB works closely with all stakeholders of the global Volleyball Family to promote and develop the sport worldwide. Established in 1947, the FIVB is committed to supporting the growth of national teams and athletes across the globe through world-leading development programmes like Volleyball Empowerment. The FIVB is part of the Olympic Movement, contributing to the success of the Olympic Games.

 

About the Bengaluru Torpedoes Volleyball Academy

Bengaluru Torpedoes Volleyball Academy, situated at the prestigious Padukone Dravid Centre for Sports Excellence, is dedicated to the development and promotion of volleyball. With state-of-the-art facilities and expert coaching, the academy strives to groom the next generation of volleyball stars.