Romanian fencing coach and FIE foil expert Petru Kuki is in Manila to conduct the The All Women Coaching Course in foil. The two-week course is a product of the grant provided by the International Olympic Committee to Fencing Confederation of Asia Administrative Manager, Marilee Estampador after she won the IOC Women and Sports trophy for Asia in 2016.
Mr. Kuki has prepared a comprehensive course with 41 hours of practical exercises, 9 hours of theory and 6 hours of video presentations in between to make a total of 66 hours.
The FIE extended it's full support to the programme by providing the expert. The FCA on the otherhand provided some financial assistance to make sure that all participants' airfares were covered. 21 female coaches from 20 countries from all over Asia and Oceania are attending the course that will run from June 24-July 7.