SAN JOSE, Costa Rica, October 6, 2015 – Twenty-three coaches
from Mexico, Peru, Chile, Argentina and Costa Rica are taking
part in two-week Coaches Volleyball Course Level II currently
underway in San Jose, capital of Costa Rica.
The course is organized by the NORCECA/FIVB Regional Development
Center in the Dominican Republic in collaboration with the Costa
Rican Volleyball Federation and the Costa Rican Sport Institute.
Puerto Rican Juan Cartagena and Cuban Argelio Hernández are the
instructors and all the coaches have been previously approved by
FIVB to take part of the 30-session course.
Yohana Mota Moreno, vice director of the Regional Development
Center remarked on the importance of developing the sport of
volleyball by properly training the coaches.
Edgar Alvarado Ardón, president of the Costa Rican Federation
emphasized on the development of coaches to help the progress of
players. He also thanked the assistance received from the Sport
Institute and the Ministry of Sport.
Mauri Carabaguias, minister of sports, and Alba Quesada,
director of the sport institute both attended the opening
ceremony of the course.
The topics of the course include physical preparation,
techniques of attack and defense as well as prevention of
injuries. One international referee will participate as
instructor to talk about the modifications of the rules of the
game and to explain the challenge system. Also a WADA certified
medical doctor will discourse about the anti-doping and its
importance for the education of the athletes.
Participants will go through theoretical and practical
evaluations before they can be accredited as International
Coaches Level II.