DAVAO. Philippine Rugby Football Union (PRFU) senior development officer Rose Mae Lanticse answers questions on the World Rugby Course in the Philippines, which is set to open this weekend, during Thursday's Davao Sportswriters Association (DSA) Forum at The Annex of SM City Davao. Beside her is PRFU regional development officer Blessie Kate delos Santos. (Seth Delos Reyes)
THE Philippine Rugby Football Union (PRFU) will launch its first World Rugby Course in the Philippines slated June 25 and 26 then on July 2 and 3 at the Ateneo de Davao University Matina and SOS Children's Village Davao, respectively.
(PRFU) senior development officer Rose Mae Lanticse and development officer Blessie Kate delos Santos bared this Thursday, June 23, during the Davao Sportswriters Association (DSA) Forum at The Annex of SM City Davao.
Tackled will be the World Rugby Level 1 Coaching course, Match Officials course, and the World Rugby Get Into Rugby Program-Touch Rugby Coaching course.
The coaching and matching courses will be facilitated by World Rugby Educator Matt Cullens. Delos Santos said,
"The purpose why we brought it here paradumamiyung officials and referees natin here in Davao and to spread rugby." Lanticse, for her part, said "We prefer to have locals to have rugby backgrounds."
She also said that they already have 15 to 20 in the list for the first two courses although others have yet to confirm.
"Most of them are from Davao City, one from General Santos who is a former development player of the national team," Lanticse added.
She also said the World Rugby Get Into Rugby Program-Touch Rugby Coaching course will focus on public school Physical Education (PE) teachers in each district to make the event well-represented.
"The course will teach the principles, insurance safety for officials, laws of the game, and skill wise," Lanticse added.
PRFU's main goal is to make the sports rugby football make it to the PalarongPambansa.
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