Hosted by the DRS-Wheelchair-Basketball-Federation and under the organisation of the Wheelchair Basketball Club ASV Bonn, represented by their Head of LOC, Mr. Uwe Burchardt, the IWBF Europe Technical Commission celebrated this weekend in Bonn (Germany), their first Referees Refresher clinic belonging to the period 2015-2017.
From 22-25 October, 22 referees from around Europe assisted lectures given by the Instructors HaDi Jungmann (GER), Edwin Wallaart (NED), Tònia Gómez (IWBF Europe Technical Officer, ESP) and Norbert Kucera (IWBF Technical Officer, GER) about Rules & the latest Mechanics changes, IWBF Philosophy & Strategy for the future, Team Work, Wheelchair Practices on Court and Video Sessions. Also, the German National Team Men’s Head Coach, Mr. Nicolai Zeltinger, gave an excellent lecture about the Defensive Tactics and Game Preparation of his team.
All referees passed successfully both rules and fitness tests.
The Organizer did an excellent job and everything was perfect in transportation, hotel and facilities. In addition, a social activity was organized Saturday afternoon, and the group enjoyed a nice guided visit around Bonn and a good dinner in a traditional restaurant invited by the Referee Commission & Commission for International Relationships.