May 4, 2011, 2:13 PM
After successfully completing a 4-week tennis course in the Senegalese capital of
Drammeh was among a host of other tennis coaches that converged in
In an exclusive chat with Pointsport a few hours after arriving in Banjul, Drammeh said he was delighted with what he learned during the programme and believed it would create a platform for better coaching ability having covered the practical course during his stay in Dakar.
“It was a successful course and I personally learned a lot from the course directors while in
“The training has also given me the unique opportunity to be more aware of the talents of the Gambian players because it was during the course that I became fully aware that the country’s tennis players are up to the mark compared to the rest of the world in terms of individual talents.”
The 26-year-old young tennis sensation, whose admiration for the game has seen him develop a good number of upcoming tennis stars, made his first overseas trip to attend a weeklong ITF tennis conference held in the Senegalese capital of
He has since been benefitting from high quality training course from experts coming from various countries worldwide including
According to him, one of the most amazing moments of the recently ended programme was the basic strolls of the game which however include forehand, backhand, service, smash and volley.
Drammeh’s participation to the just-ended ITF tennis course in
He used the occasion to shower special thanks and appreciation on the Gambia Tennis Association for chosen him among his colleagues to take part in the course.
Drammeh also thanked his employers, Kombo Beach Hotel, for allowing him to attend the course as well as his parents for providing him the golden opportunity to continue his tennis career with all seriousness.
The course, which kicked off in