THE PHILIPPINE TCHOUKBALL FEDERATION (PTF) COACHES FROM THE PHILIPPINES STARTED THEIR INTENSIVE TRAINING STARTING APRIL 29 UNTIL MAY 01, 2011 @ THE NAN SHIN HIGH SCHOOL IN CIAJI, TAIWAN ROC.
Ten (10) Tchoukball Coaches led Ptr Gary Visitacion, PTF President are in Taiwan right for the training. Coach Shen Zen Fang, Head Coach of the Taiwan National Team together with the best coaches in the country are heading the seminar. Taiwan is the current world tchoukball champion.
Pastor Gary Visitacion, PTF President said that “since we arrived here in Taiwan, we have been enjoying the warm hospitality of the Taiwanese people. Their culture is pretty much the same with us, food has been very awesome. Also the training is something that we need for our coaches. Learning from the best of the best coaches is already a big boost to our confidence in playing the sport.”
Pastor Visitacion is joined by our coaches from Bacolod City and Davao City. Joining him are Coaches Carlos B. Mendiola Jr., Joshua Inigo L. Delariarte, Gamaliel J. Mendiola, Danny V. Vergara, Christian James J. Mendiola, Van Israel L. Mendiola, Cindy Margarett R. Matabalan, Clarissa May M. Segura, Raymund C. Jamelo, Elvira C. Jamelo andJohn Elray C. Jamelo.
The Philippine delegation was welcomed at the FITB Headquarters in Kaoshiung, Taiwan upon arrival was Mr. Chris Huang, FITB President & officials of the Kaoshiung City Government.
The members of the delegation will also be the guests during the opening of the Republic of China National Students Tchoukball Championships which will start on May 2 in Ciaji, Taiwan. Then on May 4-5, the delegation will proceed to Taipei for another round of training before heading back to Manila on May 6-8 for a series of exhibition games against Manila teams.
The Philippine Tchoukball Federation (PTF) is sanctioned by the Federacion Internationale de Tchoukball (FITB).PR