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Sofia, Bulgaria

28th EACA Congress, Sofia, Bulgaria UNDER THE PATRONAGE of the Rector of NSA.


Dublin, Ireland

The Winning Difference. The conference will explore the pursuit of the winning difference through 3D Coaching. The 3 D’s being Design – Development – Delivery.


Moscow, Russia

Focus Beijing



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29 November 2007

EACA 2007 Conference Summary

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29 November 2007

EACA 2007 Report

EACA President's Report - Moscow 2007

18 September 2007

Coaching Conference, 01 – 04 November 2007, Moscow, Russia

Programme now available



Coaching Conference, 01 – 04 November 2007, Moscow, Russia

The EACA Coaching Conference 2007 will be in Moscow, Russia  November 2-4
Topic - "Peaking for Major Championships"

Venue: Russian State University of Physical Education, Sport and Tourism (RSUPE). Address: 105122,Moscow, Sireneviy Bulvar, 4

Visas are required for Moscow, each delegate must organise their own visas.  An offiicial letter of invitation must  be obtained from the Conference Organisers. Each delegate should send the following information to the organisers:
Passport Number, issue date, Expiry date and address

For further information and booking for Conference please contact
Alexander Porkhomovski   EACA@RusAthletics.com 
Tel. +7 495 743 58 48
Fax. +7 495 981 83 29
Mob: + 7926 756 4709

More info will follow shortly...

Special Notice

EACA Conference Moscow 1-4 November 2007

Dear Coach
First of all, welcome to the EACA Conference 2007 in Moscow. There is a great program awaiting you and traditional excellent Moscow hospitality.

In preparation for your workshop sessions, I would be grateful if you will prepare and bring with you your own contributions to and questions for the five themes. The five themes are:-

1. Specific Current Trends per Discipline – Europe v World 2. Addressing the Specific Challenges of Beijing Preparation 3. Balancing Performances – Science Input with that Judgment Born of the “Deep Smarts” of Experience 4. Prevention and Management of Stress related Injury or Illness 5. Specific Conditioning and Routine Adjustments in Preparing for Peak Performance

Should you have other event-specific issues, please also come prepared to discuss these.

You have an outstanding leadership team you your workshop group:-

Event Leaders

Loren Seagrave (USA)
Valentin Maslakov (RUS)

Peter Thompson (GBR)
Vladimir Grauden (RUS)

Wolfgang Ritzdorf (GER)
Igor Mironenko (RUS)

Ekkart Arbeit (GER)
Jitka Vinduskova (CZE)

Combined Events:
Yuri Bakarinov (RUS)
Lev Lobodin (RUS)

They will lead and facilitate the workshop program content and discussion, but it is important that you come prepared to contribute your ideas and questions.

I look forward to seeing you in Moscow.

Keep smiling
Best wishes

Dr. Frank W Dick O.B.E
EACA President

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