Due to the renovation of the stadium complex in Jakarta which the RDC Jakarta office located, venue of Youth Program Seminar then again took place in Yogyakarta. The Youth Program Seminar was held on 02 – 06 September 2016 in Wisma MMUGM Hotel & Convention and in State University of Yogyakarta for practical class.
Key Lecturer for this Seminar was Mr. Abdel Malek El Hebil (Marroco) who is also an IAAF Senior Lecturer.
Seminar was officially opened with “welcome speech” of Mr. Ria Lumintuarso as the RDC Jakarta Director and subsequently continued with delivering seminar orientation by the Lecturer.
The 20 attended Participants from 15 different countries were as follows :
1. Mr. Haji Sharon bin Haji Shamsudin – BRU
2. Mr. Chheng Phorn – CAM
3. Mr. Mohammad Mohsen Rabbani – IRI
4. Mr. Sudhir Kumar Rana – IND
5. Mr. Ivan Budi Aji – INA
6. Ms. Nurul Imaniar – INA
7. Ms. Yona Afrimasari – INA
8. Mr. Mohd Azam Abu Hashim – MAS
9. Mr. Hussain Rauhath Qudhrathulla – MDV
10. Mr. Sulthan Saeed – MDV
11. Mr. Ko Ko Naing – MYA
12. Ms. Bimala Joshi – NEP
13. Mr. Mumtaz Ul Hag – PAK
14. Mr. Joselito Gando – PHI
15. Mr. Tan Wei Leong – SIN
16. Mr. H.D.J. Rathnasuriya – SRI
17. Mr. J.A. Sumeda Jayakody – SRI
18. Mr. Kuenzang Rinchen – BHU
19. Mr. Kaka – BHU
20. Ms. Odete Belo – TLS
Mr. Malek was emphasizing the importance of developing young athletes which should be taken care more seriously by basing on the philosophy “Athletes First, Winning Second”. In the practical class he also emphasized on “Coaches Eyes” as part of important Coaches duty in giving training on coordination movement or coordination technique. And in the classroom, all Participants was doing workshop on microcycles program through puzzle method.
Seminar was ended on the 6th of September 2017 and all Participants got their certificates.