Refreshment Course for Referees in Santo Domingo

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, February 3, 2018 - A Continental Refreshment Course for International Referees will take place at the NORCECA/FIVB Regional Development Center in the Dominican Republic from February 23 to 25.

Saturday 03 de February del 2018 14:00 PM

The course will be under the direction of Guillermo Paredes, president of the FIVB Refereeing Commission, and José Ramón Pérez Vento and Gy Bradbury, president and secretary, respectively, of NORCECA Refereeing Commission.


NORCECA Confederation is supporting the course with the fundamental goal of giving its referees the opportunity to update knowledge and getting familiar with the latest changes in the rules of the game as well as the use of new technology, said Nelson Ramírez, director of the center.


The organizer has also invited Dr. Victor Figueroa and psychologist Mirtha de Figueroa to address the participants on the medical aspects and preparation and behavior of the referees before, during and after the matches. Dr. Figueroa is a member of FIVB Medical Commission.


Marcos Kwiek, coach of the Dominican Republic's Women National Team, will take a turn to present of the criteria about refereeing from a coaches' view.


Finally, Cristobal Marte Hoffiz, president of NORCECA will discuss the developmet plans of the FIVB and NORCECA as well as the plans of FIVB regarding global refereeing.

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