Tijuana is ready to host Children’s Volleyball Fest
Tijuana, Mexico, December 17, 2016 - The Children's Volleyball
Fest was officially announced on Friday at the FIVB – Norceca
Regional Development Centre.
The announcement was made in front of journalists of National TV
Networks, Newspapers and Agencies, as well as in front of young
volleyball players of the Baja California State Sports Talent
Programme and National Age Group team members.
Among them there was Christian Aranda, captain of Mexico’s Men’s
U23 National Team as well as the National Junior Beach
Volleyball coach, Eduardo Murguia, who directed the Mexican
couple of Miguel Sarabia and Raymond Stephens that finished in
fifth place at the U21 Men’s World Championship in Cyprus.
Also as part of the FIVB Instructors who attended to this
announcement, there were Puerto Rican Juan Cartagena as well as
Cuban Argelio Hernandez.
“This is the essence of development. We have to think about it
not now, but in 10 or 15 years from now. This is the reason why
we are here and work hard,” said instructor Hernandez, who is
also directing the Mini Volleyball Regional Seminar last phase
“We have been working with some coaches in this course and it is
pretty motivating to host this kind of activities because they
fill us up with a lot of hope and passion to work in all
positive, scientific and methodological aspects,” He added.
On behalf of the FIVB First Executive Vice President and Norceca
Confederation President, Cristobal Marte Hoffiz, the
Confederation First Executive Vice President and Baja California
Sports and Physical Culture Institute Director, Saul Castro
Verdugo, remarked how important is the area of development and
the organisation strategies of activities like this.
Also the Development Centre Operations Director and FIVB Finance
Commission member, Alberto Arreola was present along with the
Baja California Sports Institute Physical Culture Institute,
Carlos King also attended.
Activities will begin at 8:30 with a warm up session directed by
the local Physical Activation Program Promoters. Organisers will
rehearsal a couple of hours before the beginning of the event
that will be streamed on this web address: