19/09/2016 17h19 - Updated 19/09/2016 17h19

Project aims to discover talents wrestling inside the Amazon

The "Good Fight" will be released on Saturday (24), in North Watchtower municipality.
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Aiming to discover talents for Wrestling and contribute to a future with more opportunities for young people within the, the "Good Fight" project will be launched on Saturday, day 24, in North Watchtower municipality (1,136 km to Capital), Gym in Atila Lins, at 10 am. The initiative is by the master Waldeci Silva and has the Amazonas Government support, via the State Secretariat for Youth, Sports and leisure (Sejel), and Wrestling Federation Amazonense Sports and Olympic (trap).

The project will be after school, will work with two categories, from 6 a 12 years and 13 a 17, the male and female suit, and will select immediately 80 children and youth. According to Waldeci, Watchtower was chosen as the initiator of the program because it concentrates a good number of people with characteristics for the sport.

"In North Watchtower there are many indigenous tribes still and this detail makes all the difference in the time to find and train athletes, because many already have a predisposition to the fight and are strong, warriors. Besides that, we want to bring perspective to these young people through sport, show that it is possible to study, see the world and succeed in life being a dedicated athlete ", said Professor of the academy of Sport Initiation of the Olympic Village of Manaus, to inform that the classes will take place three times a week, Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

Competitions – Also according to the former athlete of the Brazilian team, the project aims to organize competitions in the city for young people to gain experience, working motor activities, in order to contribute to the academic performance and psychosocial student growth, and select athletes for a training season in the Amazon selection.

"We need to reveal more and more athletes, because we need the new generation to recycle our selections. That is why, the person standing out, it can come to train in the capital and compete out. It all depends on performance and employee dedication ", He commented Waldeci, to point out that the idea is that in 2017 Fight the Good can be expanded to other municipalities.

"I've talked to the secretary Fabricio Lima (the Sejel) and he accepted very well this proposal. The kick is in Atalaia, but other cities also have potential people to the sport and the more people are affected, best", said coach, that sum 16 year career.

"Over the past decade the sport of Wrestling has been highlighted in the Amazon with collective and individual results in national and international scene, arousing interest of children and youth. That is why, It is so important to the implementation of this project, I believe I already starts with many victories ", he said.

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