The FIH AHF Raja Ashman Shah Academy National Coaching Course is scheduled to be conducted from the 26th of September to the 1st of October in Pyongyang, DPR Korea. The course is being conducted by Mr. Lim Chiow Chuan.
Mr. Lim is a former Malaysian Olympian and now currently serves as an FIH high-performance coach. He is also an FIHA trainer as well as a coach educator. There is a great degree of expectation attached to the upcoming course as the courses conducted in the past in DPR Korea have shown great promise.
The 6-day event is likely to attract a high number of participants and is set to extend the partnership of the Asian Hockey Federation and the development of hockey within DPR Korea. Mr. Tayyab Ikram, the Chief Executive of the Asian Hockey Federation seemed excited about the upcoming coaching course. He said, “The amount of passion and commitment that participants through Asia, and in particular DPR Korea have shown is very pleasing to witness. I am personally very excited to further our aims and initiatives in DPR Korea, through our coaching and other courses, to develop the sport and produce world-class coaches and umpires for hockey for the years to come.”
Mr. Lim, the course conductor said, “I fully plan to give it my all for the course. I am very honored to have been given the lead for our course in Pyongyang. I have little doubt in mind regarding the success of the course seeing the amount of passion and energy amongst those participating”.
The AHF’s Development & Engagement Initiative has seen many tangible results throughout the continent and there is much hype and excitement around the course being conducted in Pyongyang in a few days.