The Fiji Touch Association (FTA) is holding a Coaching and Refereeing Clinic for those who have an interest in the game of Touch Rugby. The arrival of this clinic signals an opportunity for touch enthusiasts and fans of the game, a chance to become Federation of International Touch (FIT) Level 1 Accredited Referee’s and Coaches by the standards of the Federation of International Touch.
The clinic will be hosted by the Fiji Touch Association (FTA), and it will be facilitated by Peter McNeven, the Chair of the Coaching Commission for the Federation of International Touch (FIT).
The Refereeing Clinic will run from Friday 19 April, 2013 from 5-8pm. On Saturday 20th April, the Referees Run-through clinic will take place from 8-10am while the Coaching Clinic will take place at 5-8pm; all the clinics will be held at the FASANOC Conference Room, which is located on 17 Bau Street, Suva, FijiIslands. The fees for the Refereeing and Coaching Clinics are $30 and $50 respectively.
President of the FTA, Ms Georgina Lasaqa says, “This is an opportunity to upgrade and up-skill our refs, potential coaches and any touch enthusiast interested to learning more about the sport – it’s also a way forward for our sport as we look to its development and growth – this workshop is another achieved achievement by the new committee and we are confident that all it will continue to get better”.
Fiji Touch also sees this clinic as a way to increase the competitiveness of the game in the local arena as well as to prepare players for the Touch Rugby World Cup in Australia in 2015.
All who are interested in attending the clinic can confirm their participation to the clinic by contacting the Fiji Touch Association on this number: 362 9985/9991 761.
Meanwhile, the Fiji Touch Rugby season enters into its quarter-final stages this Saturday at Furnival grounds, with the semi-final and finals expected to be played next Saturday. All top seeds have qualified for the quarters but are expected to be given a run for their money come Saturday.