VCP Teachers Course being held in Costa Rica



SAN JOSE, Costa Rica, July 29, 2015 – A Physical Education Teachers Course is taking place in San Jose, Costa Rica as part of the FIVB Volleyball Cooperation Program (VCP).


The course is promoted by the Costa Rican Volleyball Federation in collaboration with the Ministry of Education of Costa Rica.


Thirty-two teachers hailing from all over Costa Rica are participating in the one-week course under the instruction of Miguel Holz Bodlaender of Chile.


Greivin Romero Aguilar, officer of the Health and Environment Student Department of the Ministry of Education commended the importance of the event and its purposes.


“This project began last year as part of the National School Games and the courses are necessary for the proper instruction of our teachers,” Romero said. “The results were very positive with the practice of volleyball expanded to the most remote regions in several schools with teachers prepared by the VCP course.”


The VCP Teachers Course consists of 20 sessions of practice and theoretical instructions, including rules of the game and prevention of injuries.