Canadian expert, Colin Higgs, who, several years ago assisted the National Olympic Committee in establishing the country’s National Sport Policy, was in the State again on Wednesday 12 and Thursday 13 February respectively.
Vincentian athletes and coaches are currently beneficiaries of the expertise of Grenadian Throws Coach, Paul Phillip.
Phillip is in St Vincent and the Grenadines on the invitation Team Athletics St Vincent and the Grenadines (TASVG) and has spent the first week working at schools with PE Teachers and daily at Arnos Vale Sports Complex, with athletes and coaches.
Team Athletics St Vincent and the Grenadines (TASVG) has commenced the new year with a new approach to what is being done. The approach is to promote the sport as an essential ingredient of community development and the hallmark is professionalism.
The World Championships in Athletics have come to a close and there are more questions than answers on the table. For several reasons this year’s edition of the mega sport event did not have the hype of previous years and there must be a reasonable explanation for this.
At the conclusion of the World Championships the world was forced to focus attention on some small countries in the Caribbean that forced themselves into people’s consciousness.
From time to time one hears older folk discussing sport and drawing attention to the level of commitment of the sportspeople of their time. The young athletes of today often respond claiming that they are of a different generation and are often misunderstood and misrepresented.
Analysis of the reality may well yield some interesting points that make food for thought.