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BAG organises refresher course for PE teachers in Eastern region

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    Sunday 13th January, 2019

    Badmington

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    By Dennis
    Osei Gyamfi, GNA
       

    Accra, Jan 13, GNA – The Badminton Association
    of Ghana (BAG), in collaboration with its Eastern Regional Executive body, have
    organised a refresher course for Physical Education (PE) teachers in the
    region.

    The course, was aimed at training teachers on
    the basic and modern coaching guidelines for the sport and also helped
    participants to appreciate, the proper way of developing badminton athletes.

    A total number of 82 participants including PE
    teachers and PE coordinators across the Eastern region were involved in the
    refresher course.

    Mr. Ahuma Ocansey,a teacher at OPASS and
    national Badminton umpire was the resource person who took the particaipants
    through the basics of the game such as; equipment for playing badminton, types
    of games played in badminton, court dimension, rules of the game and
    officiating.

    The course, also formed part of the Badminton
    in Schools Programme, which would be held quarterly, for at least 50 Schools in
    each region of the country in 2019.

    Mr. Yeboah Evans, President of BAG, said the
    development of the sport at the grassroots level, was key on the agenda for the
    Association and hence he would continue to expand the Shuttle Time Program,
    which trained over 200 PE teachers across the country last year.

    GNA

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