By Our Reporter
The Nigeria Volleyball Federation took their coaches to the classroom as they trained over 100 coaches on coaching management to help improve the development of the game in Nigeria.
Nigeria Volleyball Coaches Association in collaboration with the federation organise ‘a One Day Coaching Seminar on Coaching Management’ the event was held at the indoor hall of the package B of Moshood Abiola National Stadium in Abuja with the resource person Edosa Aye a Nigerian former player, now coach and technical adviser base in France.
According to him, “the Nigeria volleyball Coaches are good Coaches, qualified coaches and certified coaches as well, he said he came to share the huge experience he had with the coaches.
“I wasn’t trying to impose anything but to make them be aware of what is happening in the new and world of Volleyball.
“We talked about coaching management and different management and how to improve the players.
“The coaches are up to date, they were really responding , I am really glad for what happened during the training session..
Speaking further on the state of Volleyball in Nigeria, the former player who represented Nigeria national team for close to 20 years is of the opinion that the future is there for the game.
“Volleyball in Nigerian, is bright like any other we need to add one or two things to spice and strength the standard of the sport.
He said two main objectives in management sports are sporting and coaching management which were the major source of our discussion.
“Today there are different types of management in sports and different styles of sports management and I just try to explain to them at a large.
” How we can make use of different types of management in volleyball.
” How we can make it interesting for our future players that will enhance the players and to improve on their performance.
“How to make them fast track in their field and the procedure on how they are up to date in coaching management,” he said
He added the training will have a very positive impact on the coaches.
“I think they will try to put this new method into their coaching system next time .
“The program is still on, and is a gradually process by the time they go back to their various base they will be able to impact it very well.
“I am sure and convinced that they will use this type of method again in their next coaches exercises of course they could have impact the knowledge to players.
“What we did today is just to add one or two points and we have a well experience coaches this training is to make them know exactly what is happening in the new world of volleyball,” he said
Responding On his part, the chairman of NVCA , Elam Elishama said the training is a dream come true for his newly elected association.
“This has been our desire as caoches in NVCA to improve coaches and to also improve the standard of sports in the country.
” We just have a refresher course, Obviously it’s obvious we just to over as an exco of Nigerians volleyball association.,
“This is the beginning of new era in Volleyball, the resources person is an ex international volleyballers.
“Aye our instructor has played for Nigeria over 18 years .we never knew we are going to have him today but to God glory we conducted a good refresher çourse for our coaches and more off these we will always do in the future” Elams said.
“Every coach has gained one or two things out in this training they will go back and implement it in their various games.
“A program like this will be organised every quarter of the year ;that is three months to keep all coaches updated on the system, rudiments and rules and regulations to improve the game,”he said
each coaches received a Certificate of participation at the end of the training.
that the trainers includes the coaches in the premier and division one league were part of the participants.