Successful experience for Physical Education Teachers in Tijuana
TIJUANA, Mexico, March 19, 2014 – Twenty participants received
their certificates from the FIVB-NORCECA Regional Development
Center at the conclusion of the International Technical Seminar
for Physical Education Teachers.
The closing ceremony took place on Tuesday at the premises of
the center at the Baja California High Performance Center in
Tijuana. The Seminar, directed by FIVB Instructor Tony Westman,
concluded with a kids’ volleyball festival held at the
Students of the Athletes Junior High School had the chance to
practice and play under different massive promotional formats as
part of the objective of the seminar.
It was volleyball for beginners and also for kids who practice
different sports, such as gymnastics, taekwondo, sports
shooting, archery, canoe and kayak, fencing and even basketball
and track and field.
“One of the goals we had is to get a bigger spread of
volleyball,” said Westman. “Our purpose for the kids was to have
fun and find an interesting and exciting side of our sport, and
also to be active during practice.”
Coaches and teachers from the cities of Tijuana, Mexicali,
Rosarito and Ensenada had the chance to learn more and improve
“It is important, to share what you’ve learned during this
course and spread the interest in volleyball,” Westman said.
The certificates were handed by Westman, Alberto Arreola and
Jackeline Montes, who was in charge of the logistics and
operations of the seminar that marked the debut of the
Development Center located in Mexico.