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
 Oct 8 2015 - UK official says Russia making situation in Syria more dangerousKuwait News Agency (KUNA)
(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) UK Secretary of State for Defence, Michael Fallon, called on Russia Thursday to stop supporting the regime of Bashar Al-Assad and to stop the regime from bombing ...

 Oct 8 2015 - EP calls for intØ¢'l protection for E.JerusalemKuwait News Agency (KUNA)
(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) The European Parliament called Thursday East Jerusalem to be placed under immediate international protection after a series of violent clashes have left several ...

 Oct 8 2015 - USD to drop further as profit raise postpones - analystKuwait News Agency (KUNA)
(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) The rate of the US dollar is expected to drop against the main currencies in time of weakening expectations on the raise of profit rates in the US before the end ...

 Oct 8 2015 - Israeli forces arrests 40 Palestinians in West BankKuwait News Agency (KUNA)
(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) Forty Palestinians were arrested by the Israeli force during an operation in the West Bank, said a statement by the Palestinian prisoners club Thursday.According ...

 Oct 8 2015 - Syrian Army: Russian airstrikes reduced ISIL fighting capabilitiesKuwait News Agency (KUNA)
(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) Airstrikes by Russian warplanes reduced fighting capabilities of the so-called Islamic State in Iraq and Levant (ISIL) in Syria, the Syrian Armed Forces Commander ...

 Oct 8 2015 - Western, Russian intervention in Syria making matters worse - Arab LeagueKuwait News Agency (KUNA)
(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) The Western and Russian intervention in Syria will not end the war and will not eliminate presence of the so-called Islamic State in Iraq and Levant (ISIL), said ...

 Oct 8 2015 - Kuwait- Light rain, dust for Thursday evening weather - forecastKuwait News Agency (KUNA)
(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) Light rain and dust is expected for the weather Kuwait Thursday's evening, said a weather forecast official.Deputy head of Kuwait weather forecast department, ...

 Oct 8 2015 - Jewish settler stabbed in JerusalemKuwait News Agency (KUNA)
(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) A Jewish man was stabbed Thursday in his upper body in Jerusalem in the third stabbing attack in just over 24 hours.Haaretz newspaper said on its website that a ...

 Oct 8 2015 - OPEC oil price up to USD 48.24 pbKuwait News Agency (KUNA)
(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) The OPEC daily basket price went up Wednesday USD 2.16 and stood at USD 48.24 per barrel (pb) compared with USD 46.08 pb the previous day, the cartel said here on ...

 Oct 8 2015 - Kuwaiti seeks Costa Rica's support to get non-Permanent UNSC seatKuwait News Agency (KUNA)
(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) A Kuwaiti Parliamentary friendship group sought Costa Rica's President Luis Guillermo Solis' support to help Kuwait obtain a non-permanent seat at the UN Security ...




Click to Apply


Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

MENAFN News Market Data Countries Tools Section  

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

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


Oil & Energy

Currencies Cross Rates
Currencies Updates
Currency Converter

USA Stocks
Arab Stocks

Saudi Arabia 

Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary

Financial Calculators

RSS Feeds [XML]

Corporate Monitor


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