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Manama, Bahrain, September 19, 2018 – The FIVB Level 1 Coaches Course, held by the Bahrain Volleyball Federation in conjunction with the FIVB Bahrain Development Centre and the FIVB, came to a fruitful conclusion on September 12 in Isa Town.

A total of 29 candidates including referees, teachers and coaches from local schools, universities and clubs and comprising 25 men and 4 women took part in the course under the close supervision of Course Director Mr Shihab Aldin Ahmed from Sultanate of Oman.

Aside from the 29 candidates, a number of local and foreign senior national team players from Bahrain, Serbia, Japan, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Cyprus, Poland and Iraq also joined the course.

In the closing ceremony on September 12, Sheik Ali bin Mohamed Al-Khalifa, President of Arabian and Bahrain Volleyball Federation, delivered a speech to all participants in Bahrain, stating that the Bahrain Volleyball Federation in cooperation with the FIVB Bahrain Development Center are looking to increase the number of qualified coaches through FIVB Coaches Courses and seminars.

“This kind of course is great and a worthy way to improve the coaches’ understanding of the sport while building on the fundamentals of volleyball in Bahrain aside from presenting the updates of knowledge for coaches,”  he said.

Course Director Mr. Shihab Ahmed expressed his sincere thanks to FIVB  and the BVF in conducting the Coaches Course online and said he is so satisfied with the participants’ knowledge and performance during the course.

Also, he mentioned that, the FIVB Development Department and Centers are attempting to develop coaches’ knowledge and skills through courses which have a precious information of volleyball and sports science. So, this course had a great details about sports field such as theory of training, physical conditions, coaching aspects, Minivolleyball with a modern methodology of lead up games, technical and tactical of volleyball.


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