Due to the generous support of the Olympic Solidarity and IWF the Lao Weightlifting Federation was able to organize Technical Course for Coaches in Weightlifting for 20 participants including coaches, PE teachers and athletes. The seminar took place at the Lao National Sports Training Center in capital Vientiane, Lao PDR between 13-17 November 2017.
The expert was Maj. Dr. Aphinya Dattuyawat (THA) former Asian Champion, Olympic Lifter & Thailand Olympic Coach and IWF Certified Lecturer. Additional support was received by Mr.Winai Khamjeensri (THA) Senior professional level teacher and 1st coach of Gold medalist Olympic Games Athens 2004 (Pawina Thongsuk) – an experienced coach from 1992 till now.
The following topics were covered in the course: Safety in Weightlifting, Principal of Coaching and How to Warm up & Basic Preparation Exercise, Workshop in Warm up & Basic Preparation Exercise, Introduction of Clean&Jerk and Clean&Jerk Technic and Assistant Exercise, Workshop in Technic & Exercise for Clean and Jerk Exercise, Introduction of Snatch and The Snatch Technic and Assistant Exercise, Workshop in The Snatch Technic and Assistant Exercise, 2017 Technical and competition rules & Regulation, Weightlifting Competition, Workshop in Weightlifting Competition, Test in Theory & Evaluation in Snatch and Clean&Jerk.
The seminar was a big success and all participants enjoyed it. There were also interesting discussions among participants after the presentations. All participants passed the score over 80% at the practical and theoretical examination.
The Lao Weightlifting Federation would like to thank Olympic Solidarity and IWF also TAWA for the support to this valuable Program.