Quotes: MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

11 youths attend Oman Sail's training camp  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN - Muscat Daily - 11/06/2014
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!



(MENAFN - Muscat Daily) The most talented youngsters from Oman Sail's Omantel Youth Programme will find out what it will take to be part of a professional national team when they are put through their paces in the first Youth Squad Training Camp in Sur from June 9-15.

The eleven youngsters selected as members of the Oman Sail National Youth Squad will spend eight days at the Sur Sailing School where they will receive intensive training in sailing, fitness and theory from a team of Oman Sail youth coaches. ''This is a real camp which will take them away from their homes and families for a whole week so it will be a test in more ways than one,'' said Abdul Aziz al Shidi, Oman Sail's youth pathway coach.

''Our objective is to get them into the lifestyle and mindset of a professional athlete and to learn how to be a fullyfledged member of a team which will stand them in good stead when they compete in international championships and beyond. We want to improve their sailing skills but we also want to teach them what it takes to be part of a team so they will learn to take responsibility for themselves and for their equipment. We are taking all the boats “ ten Optimists and one Laser - and ribs up from Muscat and they will have to take care of them. ''They will learn to be better athletes and help each other to achieve their own goals as well the team targets.

This will equip them to represent Oman when they are competing in international competitions and to become role models who infuse others with their passion and commitment when they return to their sailing centres to share their experiences.'' A typical day at the Youth Squad Training Camp will comprise a session in the gym working on fitness to start with followed by training on the water with boat handling and speed exercises then a break for lunch.

A session of theory and more training in the afternoon will make way in the evening for some fun activities designed to foster team spirit. ''This camp is not just about sailing but about providing a wellrounded education on sailing that will equip these youngsters for international competition and beyond that for a career in professional sport or indeed any professional occupation,'' said Oman Sail CEO David Gra


 


Muscat Daily




  MENA News Headlines
 May 26 2015 - Qatar - HH the Emir Attends "Buzzard 4" SeminarQatar News Agency
(MENAFN - QNA) HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani attended Tuesday a part from the senior commanders seminar for the joint military drill "The Buzzard 4", organized by the Qatari Armed ...

 May 26 2015 - Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Meets Yemeni CounterpartQatar News Agency
(MENAFN - QNA) Kuwait's First Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah met Tuesday with his Yemeni counterpart Riyadh Yaseen, whose country is taking part in ...

 May 26 2015 - Bahrain arrests wanted fugitive and confiscates weapons used for terrorist activitiesEmirates News Agency (WAM)
(MENAFN - Emirates News Agency (WAM)) Security authorities in the Kingdom of Bahrain have announced the arrest of a wanted fugitive and the confiscation of a number of weapons used for terrorist ...

 May 26 2015 - UAE to participate in International Transport Forum 2015 SummitEmirates News Agency (WAM)
(MENAFN - Emirates News Agency (WAM)) The UAE is to participate in the International Transport Forum 2015 Summit in Leipzig, Germany, from 27th-29th May, 2015.A delegation from the Federal Authority ...

 May 26 2015 - Mohammed bin Rashid attends brainstorming session to discuss future of Smart GovernmentEmirates News Agency (WAM)
(MENAFN - Emirates News Agency (WAM)) His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, has attended a brainstorming session attended by 100 ...

 May 26 2015 - UAQ Crown Prince briefed on NCEMA's programmes and plansEmirates News Agency (WAM)
(MENAFN - Emirates News Agency (WAM)) H.H. Sheikh Rashid bin Saud bin Rashid Al Mu'alla, Crown Prince of Umm Al Qaiwain, has been briefed on strategic programmes, objectives, specialties and plans of ...

 May 26 2015 - UAE Project Management Conference opens opportunities and challenges in project management fieldEmirates News Agency (WAM)
(MENAFN - Emirates News Agency (WAM)) The first UAE Project Management Conference and Exhibition was launched yesterday. It was attended by speakers from the UAE, the Gulf Region, and experts from ...

 May 26 2015 - Nahyan affirms importance of innovative thoughts, adoption of UAE VisionEmirates News Agency (WAM)
(MENAFN - Emirates News Agency (WAM)) Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture, Youth and Community Development, emphasised the importance of studying government excellence system and ...

 May 26 2015 - Five UAE sites identified as areas of global biological and ecological importance globallyEmirates News Agency (WAM)
(MENAFN - Emirates News Agency (WAM)) The UAE has identified five sites as areas of global biological and ecological importance during the recently-concluded regional workshop on Ecologically or ...

 May 26 2015 - Yemeni President meets Hadramout Alliance leadersSaudi Press Agency
(MENAFN - Saudi Press Agency) Yemeni President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi has met with Hadramout Alliance leaders and discussed with them the current developments at the national level and what Yemen ...

more...


 






Google

Arab Advisors_12th convergence conf

 
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

MENAFN News Market Data Countries Tools Section  
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network
Arabic MENAFN

Main News
News By Industry
News By Country

Islamic Finance News
Private Equity News

How-To Guides
Technology Section

Travel Section

Search News

Market Indices
Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices

Commodoties

Oil & Energy

Currencies Cross Rates
Currencies Updates
Currency Converter

USA Stocks
Arab Stocks
 

Algeria 
Bahrain 
Egypt 
Iraq
Jordan 
Kuwait 
Lebanon
Morocco 
Oman 
Palestine
Qatar 
Saudi Arabia 
Syria
Tunisia 
UAE 
Yemen

Weather
Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary


Financial Calculators

RSS Feeds [XML]

Corporate Monitor

Events

Real Estate
Submit Your Property

Arab Research
Buy a Research

Press Releases
Submit your PR

Join Newsletters


 
© 2014 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help