An expertise meeting for coaches of women's national teams was held at the National Olympic Academy with the presence of Ms. Tahereh Taherian, Vice President of the National Olympic Committee.
Iran NOC; Tehran: Dr. Hamid Agha Ali Nejad, the Director of
the Expertise Meeting of Women’s National Teams Fitness Coaches at the
beginning of the opening ceremony, welcomed the participants and explained the
reasons for holding this meeting. He highlighted that according to the
approvals and policies of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) up to 2024,
the number of medals won by women in the Olympic Games should be equal to those
He added: “For this reason, this international organization
has recommended to all member countries (IOC) to hold all their important
international competitions that are physically and physiologically prepared in
the men's and women's sections equally”.
Ms. Taherian, NOC Vice President, while thanking the
President of the National Olympic Academy for his special attention to women's
sports, stated: “Considering the special emphasis of the International Olympic
Committee on gender equality in sports, Dr. Gharakhanlou, as the NOA Director
has indicated his support for women's sports by holding workshops and specialized
training courses, expanding and strengthening the sports activities of women while
employing the best sports experts in NOA”.
Taherian, after pointing out that the existence of a female fitness
coaches in all sports was once one of her dreams, explained: “we started the
first fitness courses for women in 1986 in the Enghelab Sports Complex which
was warmly welcomed by those interested in this topic from all over the
Taherian described the presence of nearly 100 professional
and active female fitness coaches introduced on behalf of NFs in the meeting as
unique in the world and said to the audience: “Undoubtedly, there are coaches
among you who work better than men. Make the most of the opportunity to help
the growth and development of women's sports in the future”.
Expertise Meeting of Women’s National Teams Fitness Coaches
was held with the aim of updating the knowledge of these coaches in the field
of designing strength, endurance and speed exercises for elite female athletes.
The topics that were presented to the participating coaches
were: the role and position of female fitness coaches in the development of high-performance
sports (Dr. Reza Gharakhanlou), training considerations in designing endurance
exercises for elite female athletes (Dr. Rana Fayyaz Milani), Practical
considerations in designing strength and power training for elite female
athletes (Dr. Padideh Bolourizadeh) and Practical considerations in designing
speed training (Sanaz Mojtabavi).