Advanced Course for Trainers of Basket Ball, by Alberto Regina
- Advanced Course for Trainers of Basket Ball, by Alberto Regina
This is a coursebook for the Advanced Course for Trainers of Basket Ball, written by Alberto Regina in 1944, a graduate from Springfield College, for a class that he taught. The major parts of the book are: Theory; Practice; Hygiene and First Aid; and Study of the Distinct Situations in the Game; Course for Basketball Referees. Regina uses diagrams to explain offense and defense techniques for individual and groups. He also talks about the rules and ethics of a referee. The book is written in Spanish, and has been translated into English by his daughter, Theresa Regina. The full translation can be seen here: http://cdm16122.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15370coll2/id/3909.
- Regina, Alberto
- Regina, Theresa
- Springfield College Archives and Special Collections
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Alberto Regina Papers
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The author Alberto Regina was born in 1890 in South America. He started working for the YMCA at the age of 13. He received his undergraduate degree from the YMCA College of the South American YMCA in 1924. He then worked in Chile as the Director of Physical Education. In 1928, he became the Physical Education Director of the YMCA in Argentina and coached the Water Polo team in the 1928 Olympics in Amsterdam. In 1930, Regina came to Springfield College (the International YMCA Training School) for graduate study. He learned a lot about North American sports and physical education during his stay at Springfield College and brought the knowledge back with him. He returned to Argentina and became the Technical Advisor of the Argentine Federation of Sport, 1938-1940. In 1947, Regina traveled to study in different YMCAs in the US, he got sick and underwent an operation then returned to Argentina. Regina died of complications of the surgery on January 24th, 1948.
Translation text divided and changed to txt document with added blank files by Archives staff from original document; For the full translation, see ms513-01-a-01-05-001 - http://cdm16122.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15370coll2/id/3909;