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International seminar for coaches in Pattaya, Thailand

Under the guidance of the IWF Development program, the Thai Amateur Weightlifting Association (TAWA) hold an International Seminar for Asian coaches in Pattaya, Cholburi Province, Thailand from 17-20 December.

The seminar was honorably presided over by Mr. Itthipol Khunplome, Major of Pattaya City.  More then 20 nations including Thailand and over 100 participants joined the practical seminar. Well-known instructors hold lectures on significant subjects prepared with the cooperation of the Asian weightlifting family:

Dr. Yeom Dong-Chul (KOR) discussed Technical issues

Dr. Liu Chang Jiang (CHN) gave up to date information about Weightlifting injury prevention and first aid

Dr. Tongtavuch Anukarahanonta (THA) talked about Doping topics and about challenges to the development of elite athletes

Dr. Pichit Muanganphoe (THA) explained the aim of using sport science in weightlifting training: Psychology

Assoc. Prof. Sirirat Hirunrat (THA) underlined the use of sport science in weightlifting training: Biomechanics

At end, Major General Intarat Yodbangtoey, IWF Executive Board Member & TAWA President, run unity of workshop for Asian countries.