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25th Jockey Club Elite Coaches Conference

Through the Conference, participants will understand the development of sports for persons with disabilities in Mainland China, Hong Kong and Canada, and explore different training approaches for elite athletes with disabilities. Interaction and exchange with speakers will facilitate planning for the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games.

Conference detail

Theme High Performance Coaching for Athletes with Disabilities
Date 18 November 2017 (Saturday)
Venue Lecture Theatre, Hong Kong Sports Institute
Language Medium Putonghua, Cantonese & English
(Simultaneous interpretation will be provided)
Enrolment Fee Accredited Coaches – HKD 250
Non-accredited Coaches- HKD 300
Online Enrolment for AC Coaches
Enrolment Deadline 8 November 2017 (Wednesday)
Certificate Certificate of Attendance will be issued for participants attending the whole conference. The HKCC will grant 5 hours of Continuing Coach Education Activity for accredited coaches.

Conference Schedule

18 November (Saturday)
0910-0940 Registration
0940-0955 Opening Ceremony
0955-1055 Topic: Global and Local Development of Sports for Persons with Impairments (Cantonese)
Speaker: Mr. LAM Chun-ying Martin - General Secretary of Hong Kong Paralympic Committee & Sports Association for the Physically Disabled
1055-1155 Topic: Overview of the Development of Disability Sports in China (Putonghua)
Speaker: Mr. HUA Qing-pang - Disability Sports Expert and Beijing Olympic China National Team Training Consultant
1155-1330 Lunch
1330-1345 Registration
1345-1445 Topic: Coaching Elite Athletes with a Disability within an Integrated Model (English)
Speaker: Dr. Andy VAN NEUTEGEM - High Performance Athlete Development Advisor, OWN THE PODIUM, Canada
1445-1545 Topic: Sports and Vision for Athletes with Disabilities (Cantonese)
Speaker: Dr. HUANG Yeung-chi Ronnie - Senior Optometrist, School of Optometry, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
1545-1615 Tea Break
1615-1715 Topic: Experience Sharing - Training Elite Athletes with Disabilities in China (Putonghua)
Speaker: Mr. HUANG Peng - Training Section Manager, Shanghai Disabled Persons’ Sport Training Center

Organised by


All-China Sports Federation


Funded by

HKJC Charities Trust