Singapore: AHF Raja Ashman Shah Academy in collaboration with Singapore Hockey Federation has organized a Technical Officials course. The course commenced from the 21st of June. FIH Experts, Elisabeth Furst, Bjorn Isberg, and Mathavan Devadas are conducting the 4-day course.
The course is being attended by 15 participants from all over Asia. The course is aimed at the development of technical officials to further strengthen this area of the sport. The first day was an introductory seminar in which the Experts presented and discussed roles and responsibilities of Technical Officials, as well as a detailed insight into tournament formats and match reports. On the second day, the Experts and participants discussed the particulars of the Roles and Responsibilities of Technical Officials, including Venue and Equipment requirement checks, and also Code of Conduct check and implementation protocols. Today, 23rd of June, the technical officials were given a run-down of the Tournament Management System, which is becoming a key tool for Technical Officials. TMS allows the TOs to manage match stats and match facts electronically.
Tomorrow will be the final day of the course and the participants will be expected to present their ideas and provide feedback on the course.
- Norafidah Mohd Taib – Malaysia
- Mohd Hafeez – Malaysia
- Nay Tun – Myanmar
- Tang Tun Yu – Hong Kong
- Lui Chun Ting Leila – Hong Kong
- Maaz Munir – Pakistan
- Ali Hassan Qureshi – Saudi Arabia
- Shivlochak Deep – India
- Rinat Ahmadulin – Uzbekistan
- Murodov Muzaffarkhon – Uzbekistan
- Muhammad Aslam Khan – Pakistan
- Lawrence Cajetan Coelho – Singapore
- Shahida Hamzah – Singapore
- Aneesa Iskander – Singapore
About the AHF Development and Education Program 2018
The Asian Hockey Federation aims to assist the technical staff with the AHF Development and Education Program 2018. The development activities in training coaches, umpires, and technical officials are progressing faster than ever with more and more Asian federations taking productive participation in the courses.
The courses are designed to combine experienced people to present the methods to play, coach, officiate and manage the sport of hockey. The participants are exposed to the best strategies and protocols to manage teams and high-level tournaments. The courses are divided into 4 levels: Level 1, Level 2, Level 3, Umpiring and Coaching along with High Performance. To move through the ranks of coaching, umpiring and technical officials a participant must successfully complete each level.
The aim of the AHF Education and Development Program 2018 is to provide a simplified education structure and resources for AHF Members Nations. All nations will have the opportunity to access the program pathway at an appropriate level.