The seminar was successfully organized in Jordan Sports Palace Arena in Amman, Jordan 25-28 September.
Over 200 participants from Jordan, Syria, Iraq, Saudia Arabia, UAE, Egypt, Libya, Algerie, Sudan and Yemen participated in the referee seminar and coach seminar.
WAKO IF personnel like Miodrag Yotic from Serbia and Zsolt Moradi from Hungary were invited, in order to execute respectively K1 and Point Fighting. Chairman of WAKO IF Referee Committee, Brian Beck from UK, was responsible for the referee seminar.
It is also a pleasure to announce that 6 female referees and 5 female coaches participated from these countries.
WAKO IF President comments; “It is obvious that targeted activities like this for a group of countries in this region is valuable in order to develop and inspire the national federations. We see a good growth in this area and to organize such events are both important and time and cost effective. We do hope that such frequent activities will pay off and that we see more participation from these countries in the future.
Personally I want to thank in particular President of Arab Federation of Kickboxing Sport, Mr Basel Al Shaer and his chief coach Essa Abu Nassar and his dedicated team to plan and organize the entire weekend with great and friendly hospitality and professional conduct – All in a real WAKO spirit.
It was also good to see that our coach in the Za’atary was present and we hope this inspires to future development for the kids and youth in the camp, WAKO IF thanks you all for participating and thank you again to the leadership of our Arabic federation.