May 17, 2013 | East Asia: China

Special Olympics East Asia im Coaches and Trainers Training Seminar

By Lafael Liu

From April 13th till 15th , the 3-day Special Olympics East Asia im Coaches &Trainers Training Seminar has been held at Shanghai Disabled Persons' Sport Training Center. This is also the first training course that Special Olympics and Michael Phelps Foundation introduced to Special Olympics coaches in East Asia region. There were around 30 coaches from China, Chinese Taipei, Korea, Hong Kong and Macau attended the seminar. During the seminar, Cathy, Michael Phelp's first swim instructor, and her colleague Gary from Michael Phelps Swim School elaborated on the "im project" theory and the concept behind for all the attendees. Beyond theoretical sessions, the seminar also arranged practical training everyday so as to help coaches better understand the knowledge.

About Lafael Liu: Assistant Manager, Marketing & Communications, East Asia Region

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