Open Session with USA Olympic Coach Mihai Brestyan (2012 Olympic Gold Medal WAG Team Coach)

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Date & Time

Fri 11 October 2013 - Sat 12 October 2013
All Day


Matsport Centre

The South African Gymnastics Federation (SAGF) is very pleased to announce that the 2012 Olympic Gold Medal WAG Team Coach, Mr. Mihai Brestyan from USA Gymnastics, will be in South Africa from 07-12 October 2013 in Tshwane!

Coach Mihai has been deployed to South Africa by USA Gymnastics as part the USA Global Ambassador Programme to assist developing countries with their gymnastics programmes. Please refer to attached documentation for more details.

Coach Mihai will be working with our MAG and WAG selected athletes during his visit to South Africa. We have, however, also arranged to have Open Sessions for All Coaches on Friday 11 October and Saturday 12 October 2013.


OPEN SESSION INVITATIONTheme:  “Coaching Philosophies and How to train for an Olympic Dream” 
SAGF hereby invites ALL COACHES, and anyone else wishing to be part of the experience, from any level and any discipline, to attend the Open Session with the Olympic Gold Medal Winning Coach. Coach Mihai will be covering key philosophies in Gymnastics Coaching and will be sharing his expertise and experience in training for an Olympic Dream. 
Friday 11 October 2013 
Venue: Matsport Centre, Eldoraigne, Tshwane, Gauteng
Time: 14h00 – 18h00 
Saturday 12 October 2013 
Venue: Matsport Centre, Eldoraigne, Tshwane, Gauteng
Time: 09h00 – 15h00
Entrance: R200 (once off)Applicants must complete and submit attached Application Form. Price includes Lunch on the Saturday. Participation is targeted at coaches, but is open to observersinterested in being part of the experience. 
Closing date: Wednesday 09 October 2013(This is for catering purposes on Saturday)Application forms must please be submitted to ALL of the following:

 We look forward to seeing you and to a great experience with the U.S. Olympic Coach!