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2017.10.02 国际旱地冰球联合会(IFF)对中国旱地冰球的发展采取战略调整 – 22.12.2017


IFF takes action for development of Chinese Floorball – 02.10.2017
2017.10.02  国际旱地冰球联合会(IFF)对中国旱地冰球的发展采取战略调整


The IFF has annulled the cooperation agreement with CFD due to severe material regulation rules violations. While this is a very unfortunate news regarding floorball in China, the IFF also has good news. In connection to the development of Chinese Floorball, the IFF has signed an agreement with Finnish Kisakallio Sports Institute, which together with the China Floorball Federation will create a coaching education system.

由于中国旱地冰球发展中心(China Floorball Development Center, 简称CFD)在国际旱地冰球联合会(International Floorball Federation, 简称IFF)材料使用规则上的严重违规,IFF已经宣布其和CFD的合作协议无效。对中国旱地冰球发展来说,这是一个令人遗憾的消息。但好消息是,为了中国旱地冰球的发展,IFF和芬兰Kisakallio体育学院签署协议,该体育学院将和中国旱地冰球协会(China Floorball Federation, 简称CFF)一同建立中国旱地冰球教练培训体系。

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The IFF has with immediate effect annulled the cooperation agreement signed in November 2015 with GameWe Sport/China Floorball Development (CFD) represented by Ms. Chen Xin concerning development activities of Floorball in China. All activities or rights hold by CFD or any organisation in relation to this has ceased with immediate effect on the 28th of September.

The agreement was annulled because the IFF tested and certified Floorball brand, Rockwind, has made a number of rules violation in respect to the IFF Material Regulation by selling non-approved material as IFF Approved Material and using non-approved components with IFF markings in non-approved products. The IFF will decide separately about the sanctions to Rockwind in accordance with the IFF Material Regulations.

In order to not loose speed in the swift development of Floorball in China, IFF has initiated and advised the CFD and the organisations controlled by Ms. Chen Xin to immediately start the cooperation with the IFF member association, the China Floorball Federation. CFD has agreed to this and the negotiations will be held during October.

- From the IFF point of view it is very unfortunate that the CFD and the Rockwind brand has not only misused their IFF approval and not followed the IFF Material Regulation, but not worked together with the CFF, as it harms not only the Rockwind brand, the CFD, the CFF, but also IFF and Floorball at large in China, says IFF Secretary General John Liljelund.
“从IFF的观点来看,令人遗憾的是CFD和Rockwind品牌不仅滥用IFF授权并违反IFF材料准则,而且他们也没有和CFF合作。这不仅伤害了Rockwind品牌,CFD,CFF,同样对IFF和中国的旱地冰球发展大局造成了损失。”IFF秘书长John Liljelund(约翰·利杰兰德)先生说。

The CFD has also in the meeting with IFF and the CFF agreed to stop all activities which are not in the best interest of the overall Floorball development in China.

In connection to the development of Chinese floorball, IFF is very happy to announce that it has signed an agreement with the Finnish Kisakallio Sport Institute, which has the export rights for educational services of the Finnish Ministry to set up an education system for Floorball Coach Instructors, in cooperation with the China Floorball Federation. The aim is to build a three level coach education system for Chinese PE teachers and to start school leagues in a number of cities in China.

- We are very proud that IFF has chosen the Finnish Kisakallio Sports Institute to be its Floorball education partner in China. I’m sure that our 70 years of experience and sport education knowhow give us a lot of opportunities to develop Chinese students´ and athletes’ skills and understanding about Floorball. It as an easy access sport that has a huge potential to be one of the biggest sports in China during the next five years. We are also very proud that we can start the first Kisakallio IFF certified education process for coaches in China even this autumn, says Harri Hollo, Kisakallio Marketing Director.
“IFF能够选择芬兰Kisakallio体育学院作为中国旱地冰球教学的合作伙伴,我们感到非常自豪。我相信我们70年的体育教学经验能够带给中国学生更多发展机会,让中国学生和运动员们提高旱地冰球技术水平,加深对旱地冰球运动的理解。作为一个容易上手的项目,在未来的五年内,旱地冰球有着巨大的潜力成为中国最大的运动项目之一。我们非常自豪地是今年秋天我们就可以开始在中国开始进行第一次IFF认证的Kalisakallio教练教学课程。”Kisakallio学院营销总监,Harry Hallo先生说。

- The IFF is looking forward to having the Kisakallio education system to be a real catalyst to Floorball development in China and we believe that it will bring a lot of new coaches, referees and among all new players for Floorball, Liljelund says.