by Ian Marshall, ITTF Publications Editor
The course conductor was the experienced Lincon Yasuda, for many years he has been at the forefront of coaching in Brazil and is one of the reasons for the progress and current success that is being witnessed.
A total of 21 students attended, all from the state Mato Grosso do Sul, four were female,
“It was very much the same as in Belo Horizonte, we had a mix of coaches who were working in clubs and those who were teachers wishing to introduce table tennis into their schools.” Lincon Yasuda
Undoubtedly, it was a major opportunity for all to enhance their knowledge and improve their standard of teaching.
“I was very pleased to see the way that everyone responded, I am sure that we will see young talented players now emerge from this area.”
Translated Campo Grande means the “Big Field”, perhaps now it can become a big field for table; as everywhere in the world, there must be a reservoir of talent, maybe doors will now be opened.