BANDIPORA: A four-day state volleyball referee clinic concluded on Tuesday here at S.K. Sports Stadium.
The referee clinic was organized by District Volleyball Association Bandipora and sponsored by J&K Volleyball Association. Assistant Commissioner Revenue (ACR) Bandipora, Hamida Akhtar was the Chief Guest at the function.
The clinic was aimed to update the skills of physical education teachers, M.P.Ed students and senior volleyball players of Kashmir Valley,” the statement said.
Noted international volleyball referee Rameshwar Singh Chauhan from Himachal Pradesh was the course Director of the clinic. “He provided latest tips of volleyball game to the trainees. Besides theory, practical and audiovisual classes were taken to chisel officiating methods of conducting volleyball matches,” it said.
The clinic culminated with objective type written test in which candidates from far-off areas such as Gurez, Kupwara, Uri, Baramulla, Kulgam and Pulwama participated, it further reads.
The ACR on the occasion strongly advocated for the promotion of sports activities among youth to get rid of social evils including drug menace. She congratulated the organizers for holding the clinic for the first time in Kashmir Valley for enabling volleyball officials of the state to learn latest techniques and expertise of the game.
Chief Education Officer Bandipora, Chief Executive Officer and Executive Member VAJK, Associate Secretary VFI were also present on the occasion.