Panama hosts historic Coaches Course
PANAMA CITY, Panama, March 11, 2012 – The first Level 1 FIVB
Coaches Course to be held in Panama in 10 years is currently
underway in its capital Panama City.
The 12-day course is being run in collaboration with Olympic
Solidarity and the Panama Volleyball Federation under the
direction of FIVB instructor Argelio Hernandez from Cuba.
A total of 37 participants are taking part including seven women
with the majority being active coaches and teachers from various
levels within Panama.
In total, the FIVB Coaching Course program includes three levels
The objectives of the FIVB Coaches Courses are:
To improve the knowledge and competence of coaches and teachers,
so that they may gain recognition as FIVB coaches.
To present the most recent trends of the modern game of
To establish in so far as possible a unified system for training
coaches in all zones.
To enable each national federation to develop national courses
and an internal method of training and qualifying coaches and
To exchange ideas and experiences.