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Working at the first indoor heated beach volleyball field of the country in Mar del Plata

Buenos Aires, Argentina, November 21, 2013 - Along the year 2013, all over the country started to improve the activities related to beach volleyball development at all categories showing its unstoppable grown along the last years. To the work dedicated to the Argentine National Teams work was added at the six Beach Volleyball Development Centres along the country.

In the venue located in the summer resort city of Mar del Plata works the outstanding indoor CeDeTalvo Complex, that includes the first not only indoor but heated field of the country. There, during the whole year not only the main Argentine beach volleyball players train but also future talented athletes that are part of the grass-root categories teams. The work there is headed by one of the national staff coaches, Diego Ramirez.

The other Development Centre coordinated by one of the National Teams is located in Buenos Aires city in charge of the historical beach volleyball international players, Mariano Baracetti, not only one of the best Argentine players of the history but with several world titles in his shoulder and now working as coach. The Buenos Aires city Beach Volleyball Development centre is located at the Sport Camp of the Buenos Aires University (at its campus in the University City) maintaining an official size field and two more that are being built at the present and that since last September works with the younger beach volleyball players.

The other four Development Centres are divided in four provinces that stand in different regions of the Country. For Cuyo, the venue stands in Mendoza at the City Hosting of Tunuyan with about 20 players working all year round and building two more fields to put three fields as part of the daily training. The middle part of the country also has its venue, in an historical beach volleyball province, Entre Rios with about 30 players that train at different shifts, each of about 3 hours daily every day.

In Cordoba and Santa Fe stand two more Development Centres. The one in Cordoba province in the city of La Calera with more than 40 players (both genders) training not only during the week but also on weekends. In Santa Fe, also becoming bigger adding two more fields concentrates 11 grass-root players and 12 seniors at their training sessions.