Futsal And Beach Soccer Development

Instructors begin journey with Module 1 

Almaty: The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Elite Futsal Coaching Instructors’ Seminar - Module 1 is getting a boost with development at the highest level of Futsal education taking place in Almaty, Kazakhstan.

The seminar is aimed at empowering the development of Asian in line with the AFC’s Vision and Mission to be the best Confederation.

Fourteen participants from Australia, Malaysia, Uzbekistan, China PR, Islamic Republic of Iran, Kuwait, Jordan, Korea Republic, Iraq, Lebanon and Hong Kong are taking part in the 11-day seminar instructed by Spain’s Jesus Candelas and Ceasar Mendez.

“Futsal is a constantly developing sport and for the AFC, we are committed to offering our support and services, and these seminars are yet another initiative towards this cause.

"I would like to thank UEFA for appointing the speakers for this seminar and also for accepting us to observe the UEFA Futsal Champions League final, which will surely benefit the development of futsal in Asia,” said Ali Targholizadeh, Head of the AFC Futsal & Beach Soccer Development.

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“I am confident that all the participants will take advantage of this seminar and put up an improved performance in their next international competition.”

Instructor Jesus Candelas said: "This seminar plays a big part in the development of futsal. I’m looking forward to a good exchange of ideas and wish all of you a productive seminar."

The course delved into various areas of futsal coaching such as coaching methods and processes, physical and mental preparation, warm-ups, technical and functional training drills and the planning and coaching of a training session.

The seminar is scheduled to end on April 29 with the second module taking place in Portugal.

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