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Pocacov charged Coaches on discovering young and talented athletes

The National Coordinator Police Campaign Against Cultism and Other Vices ( POCACOV) CSP Ebere Amaraizu has charged  Coaches on training at the National Institute For Sports ( NIS) Athlete  Development Abuja on Sports Parenting which will enable them to discover Young and talented athletes from communities / Neighbourhood ,transfer skills ,make them to grow from their mistakes to become a champion as well as helping to create a platform for a life changing opportunities which  will help in turning them into National Assets rather than becoming liabilities .Amaraizu gave the charge on 4/11/2023 during POCACOV Engagement Program held for Students undergoing training at the National Institute For  Sports to become a Sports Coach .
According to Amaraizu Who also is a certified Coach from National Institute For Sports ( NIS) ,Sports is a veritable Instrument For National Security because it is problem solving and provides a framework for diversion of minds from Negativity to positivity ,it also creates a strong platform of engagement and life changing opportunities for young minds by offering them employment opportunities and improving their fortunes.Sports improves Cognitive , Affective and psychomotor Abilities and helps in Strenghtening Resilience amongst young minds which is needed to have internal order ,tolerance And spirit of never give up in the pursuit of our endeavours and this promotes a functional community .He  further reminded the students who will be turned into sports coaches shortly after a successful completion of courses to see themselves as role models ,Mentors and guardians to their athletes and ensure that necessary adult guidance are given to their athletes .As A Coach you must present yourself as a good role model to your athletes and you must avoid any negative behaviour before them as this is capable of inspiring them negatively .You must be in control of your emotions and must exhibit high sense of responsibility  and you must be ready at all times to lay a good  foundation of hope and virtues .A good coach must not be careless on the use of words in communicating with athletes to avoid causing emotional trauma to athletes which could bring about rancour ,bitterness and non performance amongst others .We must give that opportunity that will help them to be discovered  and they must be inspired to promote positive behaviours in them  and to affect positively on their mindsets and that way ,we would have promoted a framework for a functional community .Coaches must be positive by setting out a standard that will   order  discourage substance and drug abuse ,Violent behaviours ,betting ,waging and other forms of vices and ensures that the energy of Young minds are well channeled and utilized for positivity .
Speaking in appreciation to the interface and engagement ,the Coordinator National Institute for Sports ( Athlete Development Centre ) Abuja ,Mrs Salome Tissing Dandam who also is a POCACOV Stakeholder thanked the POCACOV  National Coordinator & Team  for Visiting the institute with the message for moral and Ethical Rebirth for a functional Community.She further appreciated Nigeria Police Force on POCACOV Initiative which according to her is a sustainable measure and

solution  to  youth challenges and for a greater society .Our reporter gathered that no fewer than 200 students from all over the country are all sports basic coaching training course in events like swimming ,athletics ,Taekwondo,Handball ,Volley ball ,Chess,Football ,basketball ,Cricket ,Cycling ,table tennis amongst others .Highlight of the POCACOV Orientation Course was the expositions of participants to concepts of POCACOV with it’s aims And objectives and as an NPF Community Policing Initiative And Public Relations Tool working with different stakeholders and multi Agencies, galvanizing their support and partnership as well as enhancing participation towards Problem Solving, For A Safe Peaceful And Secured communities.

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