PRIORITY OF «VRILITTOS» IS CHILDREN AND HANDBALL
In “VRILITTOS” our priority is CHILDREN and the development of the sport of handball in the best possible way. Thus, the Organizing Committee of “VRILITTOS” and me personally, we are very happy to announce our partnership, for the 3rd consecutive year, with Giannis Tzioumakis, who will be again head of sports ergometric measurements and together with his staff he will evaluate the capacity of athletes who will participate in the tournament. The results, as every year, will be given to team coaches who will make their own assessment. We are certain that our cooperation with Mr. Tzioumakis will be totally succesfull for one more year.
With great and sincere joy and pride, I accepted for the Third consecutive year the invitation of the founder and C.E.O of “VRILITTOS” Dimitris Kotsionis and his colleagues to show trust tome as the head of the sports measurement and evaluation at the 5th International Handball Tournament “VRILITTOS 2017”. The values, the commitment, the morale background, the pedagogical objectives and the scientific and organizational integrity of “VRILITTOS” guarantee the athletic and psychosocial development of children that will take part this year also. The satisfaction of the offer to the development of the sport through Dimitris Kotsionis’ vision and the strengthening of friendly ties with all the participants of the tournament are priceless values! Wish and desire is that in this year’s appointment also, in of “VRILITTOS” celebration, all live again beautiful moments with good friends!
BSc, Msc, Ph.D. cand.
Yannis Tzioumakis is a Ph.D. candidate at the Department of Physical Education and Sport Sciences, University of Thessaly. He has a Masters degree in Sport Conditioning and he currently is doctoral researcher in an EU funded research program in collaboration with 4 European universities, for the promotion of physical activity in adolescents. His research interests focus on Sport Performance measurement and enhancement, Sport Behavior Analysis via systematic observation, examination of motivational processes in Sport and Physical Education, leadership and coaching effectiveness. He has worked as a conditioning coach in elite Handball and Basketball teams, as well as with individual sport athletes. He is a visiting speaker in coach training programs and courses (i.e., UEFA Pro License, Handball Certification Courses, European Sport Psychology degree courses). He has presented in European and International congresses and conferences and he has published in peer-reviewed, sport-related scientific journals.