|(College of Physical Education, Guangzhou University, Guangzhou 510405，China)
Abstract: The author studied correlative factors that affected the development of soft volleyball in middle schools in Guangdong province, so as to seek for effective ways to facilitate the development of soft volleyball. The investigation revealed that policy factor was the most important factor that affected the development of soft volleyball, and factors such as human resources, competition environment, promotion role played by village of volleyball, and economic environment were also very important. The author also worked out proposals for strengthening the support of correlative policy factors and the building up of human resources,etc.
Key words: middle school students; soft volleyball; affecting factors; Guangdong province