ASF to prop local squash
By Bernie Wijesekera
The Asian Squash Federation Director coaching Major (Rtd.) S. Maniam will conduct a Level II Course here, from June 12 (Sunday) to 18 at the Sinhalese Sports Club Squash Court Auditorium.

Major Maniam, with wide experience was national squash coach in Malaysia for over a decade. In the process he produced two world junior champions. He received support from the Malaysian government's sports authority. Besides this he has been involved with the Squash Rackets Federation of India since year 2002.

Two Indian juniors, Joshua Chinnappa and Saurav Ghosal won the British Open Junior (Under-19) titles. Lecturers nominated by the Sports Ministry Medicine Unit Drs. Geethanjana Mendis and Daminidi Attanayake will assist Maniam.

This seminar will be a tremendous boost for the further development of squash which is fast spreading in clubs and schools. The participants will be given an opportunity to answer in Sinhala. Areas of diet, sports medicine, sports massage and sports psychology will be covered.


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