Singapore Weightlifting Federation organised the IWF Coaching Course, supported by the IWF.
The program was organised with the collaboration of the South East Asian Weightlifting Federation (SEAWF) whereby 2 coaches from each SEA National Weightlifting Federation were invited.
A total of 10 coaches from SEAWF Member Federations and 18 local club coaches from Singapore attended this 3 days coaching course held at the Singapore Sports Institute in January. Mr Aveenash Pandoo, Member of IWF Coaching & Research Committee presented the course.
Mr Chairat Udomkitpanya, President of SEAWF was present to give the opening speech on the first day of the course. IWF 1st Vice President, Maj. General Intarat Yodbangtoey and AWF General Secretary, Mrs Boossaba Yodbangtoey travelled to Singapore to lend support and encouragement to the attendees.
All the coaches and coaches to be benefitted a wealth of knowledge from learning and sharing with Mr Aveenash Pandoo. Theoretical and practical sessions were well balanced, provided all coaches with hands-on practice. The topic importance of Anti-Doping in weightlifting was included in the course, presented by Anti-Doping Singapore (ADS), on the procedures and processes.