Coach & Referee Training Workshop, Ha’apai

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Press Release

Tuesday 08 March 20011

Coach & Referee Training Workshop, Ha’apai, 2-3 March 2011
A Training Workshop was conducted for Coaches & Referees in the Ha’apai group on the 2nd and 3rd March 2011.  The Training Workshop was conducted by ‘Etoni Tonga, TRUA Rugby & Referees Development Manager and ‘Otenili Tu’ipulotu, IRB Regional Trainer and aimed at conducting the rugby development level 1 courses so that the standard of play improves in Ha’apai schools rugby.

The Workshop was attended by 8 participants of whom 6 were secondary school teachers.  A follow-up Level 1 Workshop will be conducted in the second week of April aimed at the local club rugby coaches and officials.

A similar Level 1 Workshop will be held in Vava’u from the 28th March to the 1st of April specifically for Coaches & Referees at primary & secondary schools rugby.

Tongan

Na’e fakahoko ‘I he Pulelulu mo e Tu’apulelulu ‘o e uike kuo ‘osii ‘a e polokalama ako levolo 1 ‘a e kau faiako mo e kau fakamaau ‘o e ‘Otu Ha’apai.  Ko e polokalama ako ni ne fakahoko ia ‘e ‘Etoni Tonga, ‘Ofisa Fakalakalaka ‘o e ‘Akapulu mo e kau Fakamaau pea mo ‘Otenili Tu’ipulotu, Faiako Fakafeitu’u ki he kau Faiako mo e kau Fakamaau ‘a e Poate ‘Akapulu ‘a Mamani  (IRB Regional Trainer).

Ne lava e polokalama ako levolo ‘uluaki (level 1) ‘o fakahoko ki he toko 8 ‘o fakataumu’a ki he kau faiako ‘I he akosi’I (primary) pea mo e ako ma’olunga (secondary).  ‘I he toko 8 ne kau mai ki he ako, ko e toko 6 ai ko e kau faiako mei he ngaahi ako ma’olunga.  ‘Oku ‘amanaki ke toe fakahoko ‘a e polokalama ako tatau levolo ‘uluaki ‘I Ha’apai ai pe ki he ngaahi kalapu ‘akapuluu ‘I he uike hono ua ‘o ‘Epeleli.

Ko e vahefonua Vava’u ‘e fakahoko ‘a e ako levolo ‘uluaki ‘I he fakamaau mo e faiako ‘akapuluu ‘I he ‘aho 28 Ma’asi ki he ‘aho 1st ‘Epeleli ‘o fakataumu’a ki he kau fakamaau mo e kau faiako ‘akapulu ‘I he ngaahi akoo ‘o tatau pe ‘I he ako si’I pea mo e ako ma’olunga.

IRB/FORU Trainers’ Workshop Programme 14-17 March 2011, Millennium Institute, Auckland, New Zealand
Tonga Rugby Union Authority will participate at the IRB/FORU Trainers’ Workshop in Auckland, New Zealand from the 14-17th March 2011.  ‘Etoni Tonga, TRUA Rugby & Referees Development Manager and ‘Otenili Tu’ipulotu, IRB Regional Trainer will both be facilitating during the four day Workshop.  ‘Otenili Tu’ipulotu will facilitate Coaching Sevens Level 1 and ‘Etoni Tonga facilitating Officiating 7’s Level 1.

The Workshop theme is to ensure the effectiveness of visiting licensed trainers and educators by conducting revision programmes for effective delivery in meeting the needs of the unions.  FORU is one of six regional associations of the IRB and is responsible for representing the interests of its 11 Member Unions and 4 Associate Members to promote the growth of Rugby throughout Oceania.

Tongan

‘Oku ‘amanaki ke kau atu ‘a ‘Etoni Tonga, Pule ki he Fakalakalaka ‘o e ‘Akapulu mo e kau Fakamaau,  pea mo ‘Otenili Tu’ipulotu, Faiako Fakafeitu’u ki he kau Faiako mo e kau Fakamaau ‘a e Poate ‘Akapulu ‘a Mamani, ki he polokalama ako ‘oku ‘amanaki ke fakahoko ‘I he ‘aho 14-17 Ma’asi 2011 ‘I ‘Aokalani, Nu’u Sila.  Koe polokalama ako ni ko e fengaue’aki ‘a e Poate ‘Akapulu ‘a Mamani (IRB) pea mo e ‘Akapulu ‘Iunioni Fakatahataha ‘o ‘Osenia (FORU-  Federation of Oceania Rugby Unions) ‘o fakataumu’a ke  toe ‘aonga ange ‘a e kau faiako kuo laiseni ki he FORU, ‘I hano sivi’I ke toe lelei ange ‘a e founga fakahoko ngauee ‘o fakatatau ki he ngaahi fiema’u ‘a e ngaahi ‘iunioni ‘akapulu taki taha.

‘Oku kau atu ‘a ‘Etoni Tonga ko e tokoni ki he ako Levolo 1 ki he Fakamaau ‘I he Tautau Toko 7 pea tokoni leva ‘a ‘Otenili Tu’ipulotu ki he ako Levolo 1 ki he Faiako ‘I he Tautau Toko 7.

Ko e FORU ‘oku ‘I ai hono kau memipa ‘e 11 pea memipa fakakautaha ‘e 4 ‘o taumu’a’aki ke faka’ai’ai ‘a e tupulaki ‘a e ‘akapulu ‘I hono ngaahi fonua memipa.

END/NGATA’ANGA

Contact
Melenaite Hojelsen
Tel:  +676 26-045
Fax:  +676 26-044
Email:  naite.hojelsen@tongarugbyunion.tbu.to

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