Around the world, nobody has as much contributed to introduce tchoukball in more countries on the five continents than Julio Calegari! Since more than 20 years he has traveled around the world to help in always a action-oriented way thousands of people to develop tchoukball in their country. On the African continent he has, with patience and competence, supported the development of tchoukball in the 25 countries that our sport is present in today. He will present the “Volunteer coach program for Africa”, which he has developed. This has allowed coaches from several countries around the world to come to African countries and help the development of tchoukball as well as experience wonderful cultural exchanges.
One of the many ways of promoting tchoukball in Hungary is to use our sport in rehabilitation centres to help people to recover from injuries. Anita Kunos will present the interesting and inclusive way of playing tchoukball, mixing players with and without wheelchairs.
Michel Favre met Dr. Hermann Brandt in 1968 and he remembers this day as if it was yesterday! Listen to him tell us about these first meetings as well as the thoughts which guide Hermann Brandt and Michel Favre while defining the tchoukball rules as we know them today.
Hermann Brandt, the inventor of tchoukball, already clearly state in 1971, “The aim of sports is not to systematically create champions, but to contribute to building a meaningful human society.” It is with this conviction that Raymund Jamelo uses the values of tchoukball to change the world of sports. Discover his actions and his results!
Teachers know how to teach children. Therefore Dazi Kouassi is convinced that if the teachers know tchoukball and understand the values of the sport, they can pass on this knowledge to their students and so spread tchoukball to schools in the Ivory Coast.
Janine Norman is physical education teacher and involved with the UK tchoukball association since many years.Discover how she uses new online means to promote tchoukball with physical education teachers all around the country.
Starting from nothing a few years ago, Tunisia is today one of the countries in the world, where tchoukball is developing fastest. Discover the strategy which was put in place to achieve this extraordinary success!
Since more than 25 years Erika Mesmer is active in tchoukball and is known by a large public for her role as person in charge of welcoming all teams to the Tchoukball Geneva Indoors. She passes on her passion for our sports since many years through training courses the groups she is training herself. Today she shares with us her experience with children under 6 years and seniors over 70. You will see, the joy of playing tchoukball has no age limit!
This is the impressive story of a team that started playing our sport by building wooden tchoukball frames and who less than 10 years later participated to the world championships. Listen to Jean-Francis Gwade tell us this incredible journey.
Victor Vanderf will talk to us about a special meeting place his association Unis Vers Tchouk & Co have created. We’ll see how tchoukball helps in strengthening the bonds between the city and countryside and in promoting environmental and cultural activities.
Since 2006 Chiara Volonté has been key in promoting wheelchair tchoukball. You have now the opportunity to understand the challenges she and her team have faced while developing the rules and the importance of making the correct adjustments to make the sport attractive and at the same time remaining faithful to the fundamental values of our sport.
Since more than 15 years Coach Fang has won all the most important tchoukball competitions around the world. In the whole history of tchoukball he is the coach who has won the most international titles! Discover the basic elements of this success and how, in your country too, you can build a competitive national team.
Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th December 2020
From 2pm to ~3.15pm Geneva time
Regardless of your age, your country, your experience in tchoukball – you are very welcome to take part in this 1st Global Tchoukball Forum, which will take place online. Register now and take adavantage of this unic opportunity to learn more about the facinating developpment projects which are successfuly realised all over the 5 continents.
Registration is free of charge but mandatory. It is done through the online form below. English is the official language used in this forum. A French translation will be available.