A non-governmental organization, Community Sports and Educational Development (CSED) has concluded its two day seminar on mentoring of games masters/mistresses in primary schools in Udu Local Government area of Delta State.
Practical sessions on coaching methodology was marred by heavy down pour but did not dampen the enthusiasm exhibited by the participants as they all attended the second day of the event to see through the programme.
Mrs Clara Ukulu a woman development officer of the Burutu local government area of Delta State delivered a lecture on ‘Keeping Children Safe in Schools and Sporting environment’
Coach Dan Evumena delivered two papers in the course of the two days. Day 1 on ‘Qualities of a youth coach’ and day 2 on ‘Imperatives Of Talent Identification’.
Veteran Coach Paul E.R. Obire gave a lecture on ‘Special Features of Youth Soccer Training’
Coach Bob Blankson took them on ‘Principles of Play in Football’ He gave a succint presentation of principles of Attack and Defense.
Practical session was conducted by Coach Paul Obire and the programmes Coordinator Coach Edema Fuludu who also gave a pep talk amongst others on ‘Components of A Training Session- the Fundamentals’
The Chief Inspector of Education (CIE) Udu local government area Mrs Eguriase was on ground as co-facilitator as she gave kudos to CSED for the initiative and cost free training programme that has ignited the desire of her sports officers and games masters/mistressess to do better and improve. She stated that from the comments of participants, the knowledge acquired is worth more than gold.