8 participants from Mauritania, Senegal and Tunisia were introduced to the BWF Level 1 coaching course which took place in Carthage, Tunisia from the 25th of January to 1st of February. The BCA organised course is designed to elevate the knowledge of badminton to new Members Association country, and to better understand the technical aspects of the sports.
Adrame Ndiaye from Senegal expressed his gratitude to the course instructors , Annirao Dajee, who is also a BWF Expert and BCA Development Manager, and Bernadin Bokpe for their professionalism , accessibility and pedagogy.
He said “ it was a beautiful and new experience for me in the practice and knowledge of badminton. the training helped me a lot to understand but also to better prepare to hold my training sessions in an optimal and efficient way”.
As for Tunisia’s Najeh Jarray, a badminton coach with 3 year experience and also the President of the Olympics Sports Club Denden, he was very satisfied with the level 1 course. “I’m very happy to be with two best experts Annirao Dajee and Bernadin Bokpe, said Najeg Jarray. They give me the motivation to love badminton more and to progress with my players and to continue the training with more than 75 players after a decision of interruption (because of no motivation)”.
The development of Badminton, through the BWF Level 1 coaching course is essential across the African continent because it helps with the training, planning and progression of many young players .