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Coaching Course in Bangkok, Thailand

Thai Amateur Weightlifting Association (TAWA) has just concluded a Coaching Course in the framework of the IWF Development Program 2016. The program was called “Advanced Level for Coach” and was held on 16–18 December 2016 in Bangkok, Thailand.

Main objectives were to develop and strengthen coaching knowledge on an advanced level i.e. Weightlifting Injury and Rehabilitation Exercises, Speed and Agility Training, Strength and Power Training, IWF & WADA “Say NO! To Doping” awareness. Coaches from the region also participated; like Lao People’s Democratic Republic.

The attendees were honored by the presence of Major General Intarat YODBANGTOEY, IWF Vice President and IWF Coaching and Research Committee Chairman. He presented the lectures with special focus on the IWF Development Program 2016: Advanced Level for Coach.

All attendees were handed an IWF Certificate.