High Performance Coaching Symposium. Don't miss out!

Thursday July 29th, 2010




Toronto — With coaching education clearly a key value for the association, Judo Ontario is hosting a two day high performance coaching and training symposium on August 7-8, 2010 at the Crescent School in Toronto.

The Symposium is featuring special guest instructor Alexander Jatskevith from Latvia. Jatskevith is currently the Sport Director of the Judo Club LIDO in Riga, Latvia. He was Head Coach of the Belgium Judo Team (1990-2005) and represented the USSR in Olympic, World and European Championships. Jatskevith is an Olympic bronze medalist and the 1976 World Champion.

Joining Jatskevith will be special guest instructor Andrzej Sadej from Ottawa. Sadej is currently the Sport Director of Judo Canada and former National Team Coach for Canada.

Coaches will learn technical training principles on the judo mat and in the classroom from our two special guest instructors”, said Mohamad Hassani, Chair of the Coaching Development Committee and Secretary General for Judo Ontario. “We are thrilled to have not one but two expert coaches that are so respected and with such excellent technical credentials as Alexander and Andrzej” Hassani continued.

The High Performance Coaching Symposium is expected to attract over 50 coaches with a minimum of NCCP Level 2 certification. This unique two day program is produced by the Coaching Development Committee with the generous support of the Ministry of Health Promotions.

Judo Ontario is a non-profit organization and the provincial governing body for the sport of judo in Ontario. With the support of its valued partners along with the Ministry of Health Promotions, Judo Ontario develops young athletes, coaches and referee programs.

Additional information about the Coaching and Training Symposium or Judo Ontario can be viewed at www.judoontario.ca or by contacting Allan Koyanagi, Executive Director, Judo Ontario at 416 426-7006




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