Wrestling Delivers Referee and Coaches Course in Chinese Taipei

By United World Wrestling Press

CORSIER-SUR-VEVEY, Switzerland (September 25) – United World Wrestling, under the guidance of Prof. Dr. Halil Ibrahim CICIOGLU - 1s-ranked referee and member of the Referee Commission - held a referee and coaches’ course last week in Chinese Taipei.

The Level A referee course were part of the “Referee Education Pathway” a program started last year as an effort to educate and develop future generations of referees worldwide.

“His professional knowledge in wrestling sport has successful upgraded the proficiency of wrestling coaches and referees around the country,” said JANG Tsong Rong, President Chinese Taipei Wrestling Association.

“During the sessions, Prof. Ciciogiu demonstrated his excellent referee expertise through vivid speech, practical videos and excellent interaction with participants.”

The referee course in the Chinese Tapei was followed by a Level A coaching course with 20 coaches from around Chinese Taipei.

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UWW Level 1 Coaching, Referee Courses in India Attract Over 70 Participants

By United World Wrestling Press

HARYANA, India (April 10) - The Wrestling Federation of India, in cooperation with United World Wrestling, held a Level 1 Coaching Course and Introduction to Refereeing Course at the Northern Regional Centre Sonipat in Haryana, India, March 13-17.

The 8-day courses attracted more than 70 potential referees and coaches from across India. The courses were delivered by UWW educators Georgi SREDKOV (BUL) and Davor PETANJEK (CRO).

Both courses taught participants the essential skills necessary to sharpen their skillset and provide tools for them to develop their wrestling programs efficiently within their clubs and regions.

The courses were interactive, giving attending referees and coaches the chance to practice sharpening classroom skills on the mats.

The Wrestling Federation of India expressed its ongoing support of United World Wrestling’s Grow Wrestling initiatives and desire to cooperate with other projects related to development of wrestling across India.