24 Oct 2016

Located in the Brazilian state of São Paulo, the city of Piracicaba was the home for a recent ITTF Level Two Course.

Organised under the auspices of the ITTF Development Programme in conjunction with the Brazilian Table Tennis Confederation and the Latin American Table Tennis Union, proceedings commenced on Tuesday 18th October and concluded on Sunday 23rd October.

by Ian Marshall, ITTF Publications Editor

The expert on duty was Venezuela’s Francisco Seijas.

Venue for the proceedings was the Fran Table Tennis Training Center; overall, a total of nine coaches attended.

Under the direction of Paolo Camargo, Piracicaba is the home the standing Para table tennis players and thus such a course was beneficial to all involved in whatever aspect of the sport.

Most certainly everyone benefitted from the expertise and experience of Francisco Seijas and enabled the coaches present to return to their various clubs and centres the richer for the experience.

Led by Mr. Francisco Seijas, extensive professional experience, coaching course ITTF Level 2, it serves as encouragement table tennis coaches who project their professional advancement through these activities.

Present to administer matters was Walquiria Lima, the Operations Manager of the Brazilian Table Tennis Confederation and Francine Camargo the Director General of Training Fran Table Tennis Center.


 Action at the ITTF Level Two Course in Piracicaba (Photo: courtesy of William O. Contreras Torres)


High Performance and Development Francisco Seijas