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Villa Maria, Argentina, November 28, 2013 – This morning started in the Cordoba city of Villa Maria the International Clinic “How to teach volleyball, how to train volleyball” in charge of the present head coach of the National Team of Iran. Over 150 participants from all over the country and neighborhood region countries like Colombia, Peru, Paraguay and Chile are part of such outstanding chance of obtaining international training and expertise knowledge.

The event is taking part at the Cultural Centre Leonardo Favio in this city, supported by the Argentine Volleyball Federation and organized by Villa Maria Turismo, Deporte y Recreacion (Tourism, Sport and Recreation), the city hall and the Cordoba Volleyball Federation.

Professor Julio Velasco arrived from Japan, where he coached Iran at the Great Champions Cup as best Asian Team together with his Assistant Coach, also from Argentina, Juan Manuel Cichello.

During the morning the city hall Mayor, Eduardo Accastello welcomed the lecturer at the City Hall giving him a plate remembering such important event for the city, the local volleyball and the development of all the continent Volleyball.

At 14.30 started the clinic with the oficial presentation in charge of the Minister Chief, Jose Carignano, the President of Villa Maria Deporte y Turismo, Lic. Marcos Boyo and the Director of Sports, Fernando Badran. Velasco started his lecture on methodoly to teach and train, talking in general about “playing” and how to start teaching.

After a small break, the former Italian national team coach explained the different techniques to start learning and playing, pointing out the usual mistakes, to finish with techniques for a mini-volleyball team.

Ending the afternoon he explained how to program and organize training sessions, emphasizing how to obtain new players, recover different activities on the open air, and the quantity of matches to be played to realize the development of players and their team activities.

Among the present coaches is the Argentine Youth’s Girls Coach, Guillermo Caceres; the Assistant Coach of the Argentine Youth’s Boys, Julio Gimenez and the former national coaches, Eduardo Guillaume, Pablo Rico and Hugo Jauregui (now coach of the Chilean Seniors’ Women Team).

Among other recognized coaches are several that used to be part of the staff of the Argentine Teams like Cristian Ventura and Fernando Badran (also one of the organizers of this event).

This Friday the clinic will go on double shift and at 19.15 there will be a lecture headed towards officials, authorities and enterpreneurs.