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DFB fitness trainer course

Oberhaching Sports Academy, July 18th to 22nd, 2016
Organiser: Bavarian Football Association, SpeedClub Munich
Content: Practical training methods for all areas of fitness: maximum strength, strength endurance, agility, speed, dynamism, endurance, flexibility and coordination

Journalistic Text Types

Kulmbach, May 26th to 28th, 2014
Course leader: Dr. Sebastian Poliwoda
Organiser: Akademie der Bayerischen Presse
Content: Overview of the text types (news, reports, interviews, portraits, commentaries, profiles, editorials, critiques, test reports, features, reportage) with practical exercises and follow-up discussions

Journalistic Writing

Munich, February 10th to 11th, 2012
Course leader: Jutta Witzel
Organiser: German Federal Association of Interpreters and Translators
Content: Journalistic forms of presentation, writing skills, PR texts, processes and techniques in media translation, advertising texts, creative techniques for marketing texts

Sport Journalism

Munich, April 22nd to 26th, 2013
Course leaders: Carsten Germann, Thomas Herrmann, Christoph Seidl
Organiser: Akademie der Bayerischen Presse
Content: Practice of sports journalism, research and interviews, dramaturgy of sports reports and writing, special formats (glosses, commentaries, portraits), coverage of a Champions League game, social media in sport, live commentary

Health Journalism

Munich, September 30th to October 2nd, 2013
Course leader: Hans Haltmeier
Organiser: Akademie der Bayerischen Presse
Content: Health in the media, the field of health journalism, identifying stories, topic implementation, tools of the trade, research


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