by Ian Marshall, ITTF Publications Editor
Furthermore, once again she was privileged to welcome notable names.
Jing Jun Hong, Chief Coach for Youth Development in the sovereign city state and one of Singapore’s most celebrated players, was present as were Dave Lai, Eddy Tay and Andy Lee.
Dave Lai is the Manager of Singapore Sports School; Eddy Tay fulfils the role of High Performance Manager for the Singapore Table Tennis Association; whilst And Lee is a prominent Information Technology Executive and part-time coach.
“I was very pleased to be the trainer to this group of high level coaches and to be responsible for the promotion of our sport”, Christina Chee
The two days comprised four detailed sessions including theoretical lessons and practical training.
“My congratulations to all four members who managed to pass the written exam and provide the necessary presentation skills in theory and practice. The coaches commented that they learned a lot and gained an enormous amount of experience on how they can put their training knowledge into practice”, Christina Chee.
A most positive and successful response, equally proceedings were well organised; no stone was left unturned.
“My special thanks to members of the Singapore Table Tennis Association; Mr. See Siew Boon, Sports Development Manager and Ms. Amanda Leong, Sports Programme Executive for providing perfect conditions and good organization. Also my thanks to Mr. Glenn Tepper, the ITTF Deputy Chief Executive and to all members of the Singapore Table Tennis Association for their support and cooperation”, Christina Chee
It was the second such course to be stage in Singapore; the first was in November 2013, directed by Richard McAfee of the United States.