by Ian Marshall, ITTF Publications Editor
A total of 14 students attended, travelling from several Uruguayan cities as well as from neighbouring Argentina.
Two sessions were held each day, one theory and one practical with all members of the group responding to the efforts of Gonzalo Lorenzotti.
“The group was committed and enthusiastic, the students actively participated and showed a special interest in practical matters, such as preparing the racket for playing”, Gonzalo Lorenzotti
Undoubtedly, the course raised eyebrows and opened eyes; the idea of using beach balls to explain rotation, most certainly caught the imagination.
Matters concluded with a theoretical and practical test; the task now for the successful students is to complete 30 hours of practical coaching with five hours supervised.