Vietnam hosts Play Tennis and Level 1 Coaches courses
The Socialist Republic of Vietnam, organized a Play Tennis and a Level 1 Coaches course at Phu Tho Tennis Club, one of the most popular tennis clubs in Ho Chi Minh City.
Thirty-five enthusiastic tennis candidates, physical education teachers and some of the best players attended the 3-day Play Tennis course which was held from 20 - 22 December. Candidates enjoyed the experience of learning new skills during the Play Tennis course under the tutelage of ITF expert, Kawaljeet Singh of India.
"The Play and Stay logo is beautiful, colorful and attracts people. The name makes people feel curious and they want to try to participate. The method of coaching is simple for the coach to teach and easy for starter players to understand and play. Starter players can play the game of tennis just in one hour with a lot of activities and fun. I think Play and Stay is the best way of coaching and introducing tennis to anybody," said Ho Chi Minh City coach, Nguyen Dinh Bao Tri.
The Level 1 course followed the Play Tennis course and had 24 selected candidates with a good playing standard from different provinces of Vietnam. With pre-level 1 coaches courses conducted in the past 2 years, candidates were looking forward to attending this course and showed great enthusisiam.
In the closing ceremony, Mr Linh, General Secretary of the Vietnam Tennis Federation, Mr Wang from the Vietnam Olympic Committee and Mr D. Q. Cuong from the Ministry of Sports awarded the certificates of attendendace to the candidates. Mr Linh thanked the International Olympic Committee, Olympic Solidarity and the ITF for bringing the course to the country and advised all participants to share and impart the new coaching techniques learned from the courses.