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The Barbados Olympic Association Inc., in collaboration with Olympic Solidarity, recently held a technical course for wrestling coaches. In total, 25 coaches from local wrestling clubs and special interest groups attended the course, which was held at the Frederick Smith Secondary School from 17th to 25th August 2015.
The course was led by two international wrestling experts – Mr David Lopez of Mexico and Mr Andrey Vorontsov of Canada. The aim was to expose local wrestlers to international wrestling knowledge and give local coaches the opportunity to become Level 1 Certified Wrestling Coaches.
Following the presentation of certificates, Mr Lopez complimented the coaches on their dedication and passion for the sport, and said he looked forward to a strong relationship between the National Federation and the International Federation, for the future growth and good of the sport.