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Beach volleyball coaches receive international certification 


TIJUANA, Mexico, July 25, 2017 -Coaches from Mexico and Colombia officially received their certification after completing a successful participation in the International Beach Volleyball Course held at the FIVB-Norceca Regional Development Centre in Baja California.


After five days of work, under the instructions of Magda Falcao, attendees were evaluated through their participation in practical sessions on the beach volleyball court, and with the application of a written test, prior to the closing ceremony and the presentation of diplomas issued by the FIVB and the Norceca Confederation.


"It was a very good experience, we were in a centre with a tremendous capacity and with very good infrastructure, this is motivating for everyone. There were very good communication and progress in these days of activity registered here, " Falcao said at the closing ceremony.


Development Centre´s officials such as Alberto Arreola's Director of Operations were also present. Arreola, who is a Norceca and FIVB member shared a message on behalf of the Centre’s General Director, Saul Castro Verdugo and the Norceca Confederation President, Cristóbal Marte Hoffiz.


"The attendees were here day by day working hard on the sand and we are happy to have finished this course that is so important for all of us," he emphasized. "Our authorities are glad about the fact that you have taken this course, and also for the fact that people came from several states and other countries."


Among those attending the course was the twice-Olympic competitor and  Pan-American Games silver medalist, Mayra Garcia, as well as Colombian coaches Gustavo Mendoza and Fernando Echeverry. "The contributions were very good, our instructor transmitted a lot of knowledge that will serve us in our clubs and leagues in our country," said Mendoza.


The Regional Development centre will continue with more certification activities according to its year agenda.