Thirteen coaches pass ITF Green Badge Course

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ISLAMABAD, Sep 30 (APP): Pakistan Tennis Federation (PTF) on Friday announced 13 coaches who have passed the 2nd PSB PTF Pre-ITF Level One Green Badge Coaching Course held in Lahore last month.

The four-day course was sponsored by the Pakistan Sports Board and was organized by the Punjab Lawn Tennis Association under the auspices of PTF, said a press release issued here.

As many as 35 coaches from various cities of country attended the course out of which 13 passed the examinations and earned national green badge status.

The course was conducted by Kamran Khalil (ITF level three tutor coach) and Nasrullah Rana (renowned national physical trainer) while Sara Mansoor (Pakistan’s qualified ITF coach) assisted them.

Muhammad Khalid Rehmani (secretary PTF and ITF qualified coach) and Shahid Islam (Deputy Director Academic PSB) were the guest speakers. Muhammad Fahim Siddiqui was the course Director.

The coaches who have passed the course include Ahmed Babar, Asif Riaz, Ebad Sarwar, Humiyon Pervez, Jibranul Haq, Qasim Gul, Mubashir Shaheen, Muhammad Shahbaz, Muhammad Shahid, Nausher Ali, Sajjad Rasool, Tayyab Iftikhar and Usman Rafiq.

PTF will also hold the same type of course in Islamabad in December.