Bayern Football School Shenzhen, the first world-wide full-time football school of FC Bayern, held its opening ceremony of first phase Coach Workshop in Shenzhen Sports School in the morning of December 4th Beijing time. This is another important event after the signing ceremony held in Germany at the Bayern Allianz Arena on March 30th 2017 and the unveiling ceremony of FC Bayern Football School Shenzhen held in Shenzhen Wuzhou Guest House on July 22nd 2017.
In order to further promote the development of football in Shenzhen and improve the overall level of local football coaching to youngsters, the Coach Workshop was launched by FC Bayern Football School Shenzhen. The workshop is hosted by FC Bayern Football School Shenzhen and the Culture, Sports and Tourism Administration of Longgang District. It’s run by Zhongde Sports Investment Co., Ltd. and co-organized by Shenzhen Sports School and the Shenzhen Football Association of Longgang. The first FC Bayern Football School Shenzhen Coach Workshop will last two weeks. The first week is from December 4th to December 8th, held in Shenzhen Sports School.
The second week is from December 11th to December 15th in Shenzhen Longgang Sports center. It is understood that the first youth training camp is open to the Shenzhen Municipal Education System subordinate primary and secondary school physical education teachers, Shenzhen City Sports Association and the system of coaches and aspiring to engage in sports and young people’s football community. The training includes the first phase of FC Bayern’s basic training courses given by special guests invited by FC Bayern Football School Shenzhen youth training experts. This training program is aimed to reinforce professional theory and knowledge level, in addition to raising the football training standard of the Shenzhen municipality, meanwhile deepening the Sino-German international exchanges.
The training will adopt various means like courses explanation, group discussions, hands-on training, report display, comprehensive assessment, etc. According to the examination result, the Basic Level Certificate of the first phase authenticated by FC Bayern München Club will be issued by Germany FC Bayern youth training coaches.
It is worth mentioning that, in order to improve the overall effectivneness of Shenzhen campus football coaches, the coach workshop is completely free of charge.
The guests who attended the opening ceremony were: Shang Boying, the Deputy Executive of Longgang District; Dirk Lechelt, the vice General Consul of German Consulate General; Rouven Kasper, the Managing Director of Bayern München China; Liu Deping, Director of the Culture, Sports and Tourism Administration of Longgang District; Chen Zhenliang, Deputy Director of the Culture, Sports and Tourism Administration of Longgang District; Huang Ming, Chief Representative of the State of Bavaria China Office; the Executive Vice President and Secretary-General of the Shenzhen Football Association; Dai Yixin, the Principal of Shenzhen Sports School; Yang Hongyu, the Vice-General Manager of the Shenzhen Investment Holdings Co.,Ltd.; Chen Jianbin, the Director of the Industrial Management Department of Shenzhen Investment Holdings Co.,Ltd.; Zheng Juwu, the Chairman of Zhongde Sports Investment Co., Ltd.; Lin Jianhong, Member of Board of Zhongde Sports Investment Co., Ltd.; Wang Jianguang, Member of Board of Zhongde Sports Investment Co., Ltd.; Guo Xiaowei, the General Manager of Zhongde Sports Investment Co., Ltd.; Antonio Vatany, Thomas Döllner、Lars Weichert, the coaches from FC Bayern Youth Training and journalists for over 30 domestic and foreign medias. Shang Boying, the Deputy Executive of Longgang District, announced the opening of the first Coach Workshop of FC Bayern Football School Shenzhen.
During the interview, Liu Deping, the Deputy Director of the Culture, Sports and Tourism Administration of Longgang District, introduced that our coaches should learn and understand the cutting-edge and modern youth training system of FC Bayern, as well as cultivate football philosophies and training methodologies, reinforce professional theories knowledge and coaching effectiveness and therefore take the overall football of Longgang District to higher level. With the assistance of matured youth training system, supported facilities and experienced coaches from FC Bayern, the Shenzhen Municipality will gain a large number of outstanding coaches and youth football players in the next 5-10 years.
Yang Hongyu, the Deputy Executive of Shenzhen Investment Holdings Co., Ltd., mentioned in his speech that bringing the youth training system of FC Bayern and establishing the Football School is the response of Shenzhen Investment Holdings Co., Ltd. to the calling of the government for developing football industry and also the measure that actively promote the supply-side reform, as well as the strategic choice of Shenzhen state-owned companies moving to high-end services industry and emerging industries. Yang said, “Through importing the original FC Bayern youth training system, to train local football teachers and coaches, we expect that FC Bayern Football School Shenzhen can supply excellent youth football coaches to Shenzhen and even national-wide.”
Rouven Kasper, the General Manager of the Board of FC Bayern China office said that FC Bayern will provide local coaches and players with the philosophy and methodology of the FC Bayern youth training program and the opportunities of learning and training in Munich will also be offered. “We do hope that FC Bayern Football School Shenzhen will be established successfully and also sustainable, in order to contribute to the deepening of sport & cultural exchange and cooperation between China and Germany. I am sure that, the Chinese Müller and Chinese Lahm will come from here sooner or later,” said Rouven.
Chinese football reform and development of the overall program made a project for Chinese football youth training – the short-term objective is to cultivate a group of potential outstanding youth players and youth training coaches. The development of Chinese football is in trending upward. Youth training is the most fundamental of football sport, and the ability of the coaches is the most important factor of all, which is influential to the future of the players. Only those who have been trained with advanced football methodologies can be good coaches. With the fundamentals, they can train more and more good players. FC Bayern Football School Shenzhen will explore the youth football development model by the combination of in-doors and out-doors education. It will take the advance of pilot policies and the reforming and innovating spirit of Shenzhen, with the superior FC Bayern Youth Training System, to explore new schooling patterns and new paths for youth football training. This football school dedicated to building a highland of Chinese youth football sports, in adition to positively contributing to the growth of football in China, especially for the development of coaches and players in Shenzhen.
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