During the annual winter vacations, the school sports resources (School Sports Instructors, Games Uncharge, PE Teachers,) were invited to join BASIC Coaching Courses held in various regional locations in Bhutan.
In Thimphu, a total of 15 such school resources attended the training at Thimphu BAF Langjophaka Center. All of them were from Thimphu thromde region, between 4th – 11th December 2016 as part of the first efforts of grassroots program within the western region of Bhutan
In the east, with already Monger and Trashigang covered in 2014-15, the district of Trashiyangtse (specifically at Trashiyangtse LSS), hosted 44 teachers/ sports resources from 19 Lhuentse Schools and 29 Trashiyangtse schools, between 25th – 31st Dec 2016.
Then the new year, saw the start of such basic coaching course start in Samdrupjongkhar for school resources of Sadmdrupjongkhar and Pemagatshel district. On the 9th Jan 2017, like all other participants of the such trainings, the representatives of 21 Schools of Samdrupjongkhar and 22 schools of Pemagatshel took away national recognised certificate and basic learning on shooting forms, techniques, equipment maintenance and international/ olympic format knowledge.
All of the school representative would be starting the archery program in their school during the 2017 academic year with some equipment support from BAF
The all women faculty leading the grassroots program in the east and newly in the west conducted all of the trainings and described the participation as “enthusiastic”
The trainings were conducted with support from Bhutan Olympic Committee, district administrations, the hosting schools, Department of Youth and Sports (MoE) and many other well wishers.
As part of BAF Grassroots program, the school sports resources are given basic archery coaching course during the winter vacation to enable start of archery program in schoolsRead more
The winners of the BAF Inter-School Archery Competition (held 20 & 21st Dec 2016) is being announced as below in corresponding categories and their prize items. The individual winners from among the 402 students and team from 73 schools that participated in the tournament. The tournament is part of the grassroots/ school program dedicated to 60th Birth Anniversary of the 4th King last year.Read more