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A seminar for the ICC’s East Asia – Pacific (EAP) Development Program kicked off today in Melbourne. The five-day course is “a key component in the process to achieve sustainable cricket education within the EAP region and includes an ICC Level 1 coaching Cricket Instructors Course,” the statement read.
Nine highly regarded coaches were selected from an extremely strong pool to attend. The participants are:
PNG John Ovia & Rarua Dikana
Vanuatu Richard Tatwin and Aby Joel John Japan Jummei Hanada & Nigel Dixon Fiji Seci Sekinini Indonesia Melvin Ndoen Tonga Sione Hamala
The ICC EAP have been able to gain access to world-class facilities through Cricket Australia, Cricket Victoria and the Melbourne Cricket Club.
The ICC EAP Strategic Plan has a strong focus on developing quality cricket coaches in the EAP region, and the Advanced Coaching & Development Seminar is a major part of building sustainable coach development practises.
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