Olympic Solidarity trains Synchro Coaches in Guatemala

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19 aspiring Synchronised swimming Coaches participated in a technical course (beginner level) from the FINA/IOC Olympic Solidarity Programme in Ciudad de Guatemala (GUA) from August 9-15 2010.

Expert Virginia villalba Lopez from the Royal Spanish Synchronised Swimming Federation addressed fundamental synchro topics, preparing all participants to be one day accomplished coaches in the discipline.

The theory programme included basic positions of figures and their description, paddling for figures, teaching methods for figures; technical and free routines, teaching methods for routines, choreography building; nutrition; judging skills; physical training in and out the pool, training planning.

At the end of the week, an examination took place, which all successfully passed.