Communication from the FEI Solidarity Department
Level 3 workshops
The first Level 3 Workshops, essential requirements to attend a level 3, took place from 18th to 20th of March 2013 in San José, Costa Rica.
In total, 30 South and Central American Level 2 coaches from 14 different countries (BRA, BOL, CHI, COL, CRC, DOM, ECU, ESA, GUA, HON, MEX PER, URU, TRI) attended two workshops on Mental Fitness of the Rider and on the principles and methods (planning) of Training in Equestrian Sports.The workshops were conducted by our well known moderator, Mr. Liam Moggan from Ireland (mental fitness) and by our FEI Solidarity officer, Mr Jean-Philippe Camboulives who is also one of our FEI Tutors (Training Planning). During three intensive days, all candidates actively participated in different exercices and taks with much enthusiasm and interest and demonstrating a great spirit of cooperation and friendship.
This team of level 2 coaches is now ready to participate in the first discpline specific level 3 courses which should take place in the second part of 2013.
Level 3 courses
For you information, the level 3 Course Profile and the Level 3 Course Assessments are now available on the FEI website (click here). According to the selection process for coaches wishing to attend an FEI Level 3 course (see course assessment), please note that the first two workshops should take place in the course of March in Costa Rica. More information will follow soon.
The FEI Coach Education Programme for Vaulting is ready!
FEI Vaulting Tutor’s Course- Saumur (FRA)-10-14.12.2012
From 10th to 14th of December 2012, the beautiful facilities of the ENE (Ecole Nationale d’Equitation) in Saumur hosted the first FEI Tutors’ course for vaulting tutors. The aim of the course was to educate a new team of tutors to conduct coaches’ courses in Vaulting.
Conducted by our moderator, Mr. Liam Moggan from Coaching Ireland, the beginning of the course was essentially spent in the conference room for theoretical sessions. It was the occasion for the new team to discover the role of the tutor through many discussions, funny games and group presentations. During the second part of the course, the group moved to the indoor arena to work first with a group of young vaulters from a regional club and then with more experimented vaulters from the “Pole France” high performance team. It was the time for all of them to apply what they learned and act as tutors.
The course was a huge success and our newly educated FEI Tutors left Saumur with good memories and great expectations for the future. The team is now ready to start tutoring the first courses worldwide. The vaulting syllabus can be downloaded here. If your NF is interested in hosting a Level 1 course for coaches in Vaulting in 2013, please complete the application form attached here and send it back to the FEI to Celine Kunz (firstname.lastname@example.org). We already look forward to receiving your applications.
The 2013 edition is the occasion for countries of Africa, Asia, Central America and Carribbean Islands to qualify for the Youth Olympic Games 2014, which will take place in August 2014 in China. It is the FEI World Jumping Challenge Category A competitions which will count as qualification for the YOG. Qualification competitions has to be held between 1st April 2013 and 31st December 2013.
The Global Coaches House will be open daily from July 27th to August 12th, and will offer a free open program of activities and the opportunity to meet with coaches from around the world. The “Games Ready” dedicated program will run in two cycles during weeks one and two of the games, and will feature speakers and workshops focused specifically on the challenges of successfully coaching teams in the Olympic environment. It will be an invaluable opportunity for any coaches going to London to prepare for future Olympic or major event coaching roles. Coaches interested in this program should contact Sergio Lara-Bercial at email@example.com
If you would like to register for either the Open program, or Games Ready program, please book online here
- Juan Manuel Gallego from Colombia
- Rodrigo Bermeo Andrade from Ecuador
- Charley Crockart from Zimbabwe
- Emanuel Andrade from Venezuela
- Mouhammad Jabri from Syria
- Macarena Chiriboga from Ecuador
- Adam Jake from Jamaica