A Note from Kalyani (at left), our National Programme Coordinator for GOAL:
A ‘Training of Trainers’ (TOT) program in netball was organised from 24th – 28th March 2009 to enhance the Netball skills of the girls. The Program was organised under grant from the Australian Sports Outreach Program. Ms/ Maureen Hall, a former international player and member of the International Coaching Committee came in as the trainer for the program from Kingston, Jamaica.
Twenty six girls participated in the program. The GOAL coach from Mumbai and one of the participants too attended the training. The Kerala Netball Association, a very newly formed organisation liaised with GOAL. They are seeking assistance in developing netball in Kerala. GOAL the opportunity for 3 girls from Kerala, to participate in this TOT and learn netball skills.
The TOT sessions had theory as well as sessions on the netball court. Besides enhancing their netball skills, Maureen also focused on developing coaching skills in order to help the participants to take their learning forward to other girls of the community. The TOT was immensely enjoyed by the participants. The girls were proud of the learning and all of them received certificates of achievement.
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