On January 20 to February 1,the 2019 floorball winter camp for Chinese teenagers was held at Shanghai University of Science and Technology.It was endorsed and supported by the Asia Oceania Floorball Confederation(youth development committee) ,co-organised by LZD Floorball Club and Shanghai Youth Development Center.
This winter camp aims at :
Firstly, to evaluate and select existing players for the U19 women's team and U19 men's team, preparation for the 2020 U19 Women's World Championship and the 2021 U19 Men's World Championship, which will be registered in the fourth quarter of 2019;
Secondly, to train teenagers'echelon, setting up floorball training courses targeting U8,U10 players and providing assistance and support for the selection process of U19 teams in the future.
Thus, the event invited Mr Tapio and Mr Harry, the current general manager and coach of Finland U19 women's team, Mr Christer, the former coach of Swedish national team, and Mr Johnson, the former player of Singapore national team, to participate in the training, evaluation and selection of the U19 preparation team.
It also invited Mr Christer, the founder of SP patent system, Mr Jonathan, SP professional coach(and also former main player of Swedish National team), and Mr Erik, the Swedish SP athlete and SP coach, and Mr Pontus, the Swedish professional goalkeeper coach, to guide these teams of U8 and U10 players thru the SP professional training courses.
The coaches have provided training and guidance for all the trainees from basic skills to technical and tactical training. The level of all the youth participating in the activities has improved significantly. Beside enriching the contents for Chinese youth floorball development, the event also guided the Chinese coaches to methods and solving solutions faced during training. This event introduces world standard training methods and thus further enhancing the development of floorball in China. The Chinese youth floorball development will continue to improve with the support of AOFC (YDC) and the Floorball Committee of China Hockey Association.