Five para sports featured in PSC coaches’ seminar


GOAL ball, para swimming, wheelchair basketball, para athletics and para table tennis will be tackled during the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC)-Pilipinas Para Games (PPG) Para Sports Coaching Webinar series starting on Saturday.

The six-day program to be staged in partnership with the Philippine Paralympic Committee will feature veteran coaches and experts who will impart their fundamental coaching knowledge and experiences.

“After the PSC’s successful webinar on para athlete sensitivity, this coaching program will complement and boost the knowledge of our coaches and trainers in para sports,” PSC Oversight Commissioner for para athletes Arnold Agustin said.

The webinar for wheelchair basketball starts on Saturday, followed by goal ball on Monday, para swimming on October 12, para athletics on October 14 and para table tennis on October 15.

Five hundred participants are expected in the webinar series. Participants who will complete the series will receive certificates and commemorative event shirts.

Interested participants may register through or contact and its official Facebook page.

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