| Achong Tanjong |
BRUNEI Darussalam National Boat Race Association in collaboration with the Sports Coaching Unit of the Youth and Sports Department, is organising an ‘Introducing Boat Race Sports Coaching Course 2014’ on September 26- 28.
The event will start at 8am at the Coaching Unit at Hassanal Bolkiah National Stadium in Berakas, said the Chairman of Brunei Darussalam National Boat Race Association, Awg Haji Haris bin Haji Ibrahim at the committee meeting session 2013-2015 yesterday.
The association encourages boat racing enthusiasts in the country especially members of the National Boat Race Association, clubs and boat racing team as well as ex-national paddlers to take part in the course.
The three-day course will be conducted by a national coach from the Youth and Sports Department, Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports.
The aim of the course is to introduce and demonstrate paddling coaching techniques and racing tactics, while at the same time train the participants’ mental and physical attributes. It is also to help new potential coaches who may be appointed to represent the country in the regional or international level. There will also be a first-aid lesson.
The course will be divided into three phases and at the end of the course, each participant will be reviewed. Attendees will receive certificates of participation from the guest of honour.
Participants must be a citizen or permanent resident, aged not above 65 years and able to swim for a distance of 100m with good discipline.