14 DEC 2010 General News

IAAF CECS Level I Lecturers course in Tallinn

Kids' Athletics Competition - Tallinn Dec 2010 (IAAF)Kids' Athletics Competition - Tallinn Dec 2010 (IAAF) © Copyright

The Estonian Athletic Association, in cooperation with the RDC Moscow, organised for the first time, a CECS Level I course for Lecturers in Tallinn on 5-10 December 2010 at the Sports School "Audentes".

The Course was attended by 12 representatives (4 men and  8 women)from 9 countries (Belgium, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Czech Republic, Denmark,  Estonia (2), Netherlands, Poland (2), Romania (2), Slovak Republic.

Mr. Abdel Malek El Hebil, Senior Manager of the IAAF Member Services Department and one of the developers of the IAAF «Kids’ and Youth Athletic Program», was Moderator of the Course. He was assisted during practical sessions by Mr. Viktor Predbannikov (Estonia), certified IAAF Lecturer.
In addition to the Lectures of the Moderator of the Course, a “Kids’ Athletics” competition was also organised with 48 boys and girls aged of 9-10y who practice different sports in "Audentes Sport School".

All participants of the Course had to make practical and theoretical presentations and sat for written exam. Eleven participants received the certificate of “IAAF CECS Level I Lecturer ” and one participant received a title of “Activator of Kids’ Athletics”.  Thus, the overall number of the countries who have certified Lecturers in this program was increased by 8 and is now up to 156.

At the end of the Course, all participants were allocated individual tasks (taking into account his/her main job) in order to promote the  “Kids’ Athletics” programme in their respective countries. 

All participants of the Course have positively evaluated this program and organisation of the Course.

Participants received the required materials (in electronic format as well as books and brochures).