Sierra Leone Judo Association held a two-day seminar for sports journalists and physical health education teachers in Bo
Sports journalists and physical health education teachers have benefited from a two-day seminar, that was organized by the Sierra Leone Judo Association in the judo academy center in Bo, the event attracted twenty participants. Radio and Newspaper journalists were also in attendance.
The seminar covered both practical and theory classes, history, and culture of the sport, rules, and regulations of the game were taught by two instructors Idrissa Massaquoi and Christian Bangura.
Mohamed K. Sheriff president of the Southern Region Sportswriters Association, who could be a referee expressed happiness and requested for such seminar every year.
“This is the first federation to organize such a seminar with our media association physical health education teachers. It was held in a very professional way,” he said.
The President of the national federation, Idrissa Massaquoi, thanked the participants for attending the seminar and confirmed that the federation will do everything to provide learning materials:
“We will create more opportunities like this seminar for people to know more about our sport. The judo academy center is here in Bo city. We cannot succeed without involving the media, the schools, and the communities into judo. Our association and the International Judo Federation are fully committed to making judo one of the biggest sports in Sierra Leone as soon as possible. Today we are already the only sport that has a judo academy center structure in the country,“ said Massaquoi.
Massaquoi promised to make everything possible so that judo can be included in all the schools in Bo. The same opportunity will be offered to the other regional headquarter town to learn judo.