The Ghana Armwrestling Federation (GAF) in its quest to expand the sport will continue its aggressive development of Armwrestling to train coaches in Kumasi.

The programme dubbed “The Training of the Trainer” would be held on Thursday, September 28, at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium.

According to the GAF, the would-be coaches would be drawn from the Security Services, Gyms, Tertiary Institutions, Physical Education coaches from Schools and the general public for the 1-day certification programme.

The Course Director, Husseini Akuetteh Addy, who is the Technical Director of GAF and also doubles as a senior referee with the Africa and Junior referee for World Armwrestling Federation’s respectively.

Mr Addy will take participants through General and competition rules, coaching and battle techniques, power drills etc.

He will interact with the media in Kumasi and take them through the jargons and how to accurately report on the discipline.

The coaches, after the training course would work with clubs and schools to ensure the steady growth of Armwrestling in the Ashanti Region.

“We want to make it the preferred and the most played sport in Ghana, hence the aggressive and continuous investment in training and promotions” Charles Osei Asibey, President of the Ghana Armwrestling Federation said.

Source: GNA/


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