Achieving social rehabilitation corresponding to the principle that sport is a people´s right, is the purpose of Luis Cantero Manuel Echavarria. His job as coach for differently able athletes in Guantánamo was a real motivation and so is explained in this interview.
What events in your life motivated you to become a coach for persons with disabilities?
Which were your beginnings?
Where do you work now and how many athletes do you train?
Your work is not only limited in Cuba. It goes far beyond the country´s borders. Can you refer to the most important moments of your work in Venezuela?
Over twenty years dedicated to the muscles work allow you to successfully interact with your athletes. What can you say about them?
What special requisite a coach of athletes with disabilities should have?
“A coach for the disabled should be a normal coach, except that he needs special sensitivity and love to devote to these people because they ´re in a way different from the rest and they really much love what they do. When they come here they do it because their convinced of their intentions.”
What are Luis Manuel Cantero´s new dreams as a coach?