By Abolade Ogundimu
Nigerian coaches within the taking pictures sport deserve commendation for his or her dedication to develop themselves, two International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) tutors mentioned on Friday in Abuja.
The two tutors, who’re of Serbian origin, have been in Abuja to conduct the ISSF Grade D Coaching Course which ended on Thursday.
They instructed the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the 36 course individuals have the tendency to get larger sooner or later.
NAN reviews that the course, the primary one ever in Nigeria, was hosted by the Nigeria Shooting Federation (NSF) with the help of the Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC).
The coaches had been from navy, para-military and civilian organisations they usually participated in lectures in specializing in pistol and rifle.
Goran Maksinovic, an ‘A’ Grade Coach and International Instructor of ISSF, mentioned the individuals confirmed good enthusiasm to study every little thing the course has for them.
“They had been all dedicated to get the Grade D Course Certificate, which can assist them to go additional,’’ he mentioned.
Similarly, Marko Sokic, a `B+’ Coach and ISSF Instructor additionally expressed satisfaction with the conduct of the individuals.
“They are very committed and disciplined; they have the tendency to produce world-class shooters in future”.
Also, among the course individuals additionally expressed satisfaction with the standard of coaching they’ve acquired.
Mercy Ayuba, a feminine coach and personnel of the Nigerian Air Force, mentioned the standard of the course was glorious, whereas the instructors had been fantastic.
“I can now prepare my athletes in a more technical way for future events,” she mentioned.
Also, Yahaya Yusuf, a Nigeria Police Force officer and Shooting Sport Coach within the FCT mentioned it was an expertise he had by no means had, thanking NSF for making it doable.
“The degree of information acquired from this course will enormously assist individuals to coach their athletes in a extra resourceful method.
“Our country will definitely benefit lot from it in no distant future,” he mentioned.
Speaking later with NAN,Oladeji Adeoye, the President of NSF, expressed appreciation to the individuals, world governing physique ISSF and the Federal Government for serving to to make the course a hit.
“I’m extremely impressed with the conduct of all individuals. They have proven that acquired data will be absolutely impacted on present and future athletes.
“That will really help to bring out the raw shooting sport talents that are in every part of Nigeria for global recognition,” he mentioned.
NAN reviews that the three-day course was declared open by Solomon Dalung, the Minister of Youths and Sports Development who was represented by Yemi Usikaye, a deputy Director within the ministry.