Nagata urges youth to participate in 'Training the Trainers' programme
April 28, 2019 4:36 pm
More than forty youths from seven communities in the Tamavua area participated in the ‘Training the Trainers’ program this week.
Organized by the National Sports Commission, the workshop aims to up-skill coaches and administrators of various sports in the country.
Addressing the participant at Tacirua Primary, Assistant Minister for Youth and Sports Alipate Nagata says the zonal workshops in the long term will create a more informed and enabled sporting coaches and administrators across the country.
“Government recognizes the importance of a well-managed sporting community and more importantly a healthy and physically enabled nation and these zonal workshop is part of our long term commitment for enabled sporting coaches and administrators across the country.”
Nagata says he is optimistic that the programme is having a positive impact on the development of sports and professionalizing coaches and administrators.
He further stressed the importance of commitment from coaches, administrators, and players as they play a fundamental role in the make-up of each team and requires great responsibility.
Nagata urges participants to create an environment where people feel free to participate in any sporting activities, stay actively fit, and at the same time be recognized for their efforts in the sporting arena.