Refreshment Course for Referees in Santo Domingo
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, February 3, 2018 – A
Continental Refreshment Course for International Referees will
take place at the NORCECA/FIVB Regional Development Center in
the Dominican Republic from February 23 to 25.
The course will be under the direction of Guillermo Paredes,
president of the FIVB Refereeing Commission, and José Ramón
Pérez Vento and Gy Bradbury, president and secretary,
respectively, of NORCECA Refereeing Commission.
NORCECA Confederation is supporting the course with the
fundamental goal of giving its referees the opportunity to
update knowledge and getting familiar with the latest changes in
the rules of the game as well as the use of new technology, said
Nelson Ramírez, director of the center.
The organizer has also invited Dr. Victor Figueroa and
psychologist Mirtha de Figueroa to address the participants on
the medical aspects and preparation and behavior of the referees
before, during and after the matches. Dr. Figueroa is a member
of FIVB Medical Commission.
Marcos Kwiek, coach of the Dominican Republic’s Women National
Team, will take a turn to present of the criteria about
refereeing from a coaches’ view.
Finally, Cristobal Marte Hoffiz, president of NORCECA will
discuss the developmet plans of the FIVB and NORCECA as well as
the plans of FIVB regarding global refereeing.