Rani and Sjoerd Marijne (Picture Credit score: PTI) Sjoerd Marijne stated that the Indian ladies’s hockey has achieved its main goal of bettering the health stage of the gamers. PTI Bengaluru Final Up to date: December 12, 2020, 14:14 IST […]
Rani and Sjoerd Marijne (Picture Credit score: PTI)
Sjoerd Marijne stated that the Indian ladies’s hockey has achieved its main goal of bettering the health stage of the gamers.
- PTI Bengaluru
- Final Up to date: December 12, 2020, 14:14 IST
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Indian ladies’s hockey head coach Sjoerd Marijne on Saturday stated that the workforce has achieved its main goal of bettering health stage of the gamers as they have been left with virtually no competitors this season because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The workforce didn’t play any competitors since February when it had travelled to New Zealand. Since then it has been tenting on the Sports activities Authority of India (SAI) Centre right here. The camp ends on Saturday.
“One in all our objectives was bettering health and that labored out very nicely. Prior to now few weeks, we additionally labored with the junior males’s workforce in just a few periods to check our pace and dealing with abilities and I’m proud of the progress we’ve got made as a gaggle,” Marijne stated. He believes the core group had labored onerous in the direction of a superb build-up to the Olympic Video games subsequent 12 months.
“We now have accomplished nicely thus far in utilising this time and our main focus is the Olympics. “We’re hopeful of taking part in good matches early subsequent 12 months that can present the place we stand and we will plan the months main as much as the Video games maintaining in thoughts the areas that require enchancment foundation our efficiency in these excursions,” the pinnacle coach defined.
Marijne stated the break the gamers are getting will assist them get well from the psychological fatigue. “The gamers have labored onerous these previous 4 and half months they usually have accomplished it with out complaining about something — be it dwelling in a bio bubble with zero outdoors interplay or dwelling away from their households for therefore lengthy.
“I’m extraordinarily proud of the perspective they’ve confirmed these previous 4 months and I perceive that the coaching camp was bodily and mentally fairly difficult. This break shall be particularly good to get well from the psychological fatigue.” The gamers are given sure team-related assignments when they’re on a break. “I might need the gamers to get pleasure from time with their household and comply with the Hockey India SOP once they meet individuals and socialise as a result of the pandemic remains to be not over,” the coach stated.
“They’ve all been given some homework to do as nicely as a result of this break is a part of our coaching schedule besides, they will not be utilizing the stick and the ball.”