PERFORMANCE COEFFICIENT OF THE MASTER VOLLEYBALL SKILLS ACCORDING TO THE CLASSIFICATION (Original)
The objective of the study was to determine the performance coefficient (PC) of the male master volleyball skills according to the classification. The study was composed by 15 matches of the male master volleyball of the category 35 years or more. The match analysis was practiced of 4 matches of the volleyball team 1st and 2nd place of the Carioca Championship and of 12 matches of the volleyball team 3th to last place. The data were collected with the camera in gymnasium. After the data collect, the researcher practiced the match analysis with a scout prepared in the Excel®. Mann Whitney U test (U = 8329, p = 0,0002) detected statistical difference of the PC of the defense between the volleyball team 1st and 2nd place (PC of 1,86±1,01) versus the volleyball team 3rd to last place (PC of 1,37±1,01). The new statistic of Cumming (2014) detected statistical difference of the defense, Overlap = -0,35, p = 0,001. In conclusion, the study of the volleyball skills of the male master volleyball of the category 35 years or more is important for guide the coach during the training prescription.