On October 11th, an open competition and exchange activity for coaches of the Chinese Table Tennis Youth Training Team and Children’s Training Team was held in Nanhai, Weihai, Shandong Province. 127 of the coaches who signed up earlier attended the scene.
In August of this year, the China Table Tennis Association announced that it would set up a national table tennis youth training team and a children training team at the end of the year. On September 14, it began to openly recruit 4 head coaches from the national youth team and the national youth team. It is reported that as of October 2, the China Table Tennis Association has received a total of 206 application resumes.
Liu Guoliang, chairman of the Chinese Table Tennis Association, said that while retaining the original three-level training network traditional model, this selection has achieved a multi-channel, omni-directional, open and transparent selection of talents for the society, clubs, schools, and individuals. An important signal for the reform of the association.
"Whether it is coaching in the national team to win glory for the country, or promoting national fitness in the community, whether it is coaching high-level athletes, or training and delivering talents at the grassroots level, we hope that our team of coaches will be able to coach at different levels, accumulate extensive experience, and continue Self-improvement and progress." Liu Guoliang said.
There are three processes in the competition for coaches of the National Youth and National Youth Coaches: primary, secondary and final selection. In order to reflect the openness, fairness, and impartiality of this competition, at the preliminary and re-election stages, a computer random lottery method was used at the competition and exchange meeting to divide all candidates into groups. The Chinese Table Tennis Association’s preparation staff The veteran coach and the full-time coach of the national team serve as judges. On October 12th, from among the 30 candidates who entered the final election, four main candidates will be selected by using a third-party online voting system to present the voting results on the spot. The coaches are selected and the coaching teams are eventually formed. People's Daily Sports