7-day national workshop on football coaching begins

7-day national workshop on football coaching begins

Organisers felicitate guests during the inaugural session of 7-day national workshop on ‘football coaching: techniques and strategies’ at Sri Guru Gobind Singh Khalsa College, Mahilpur.

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Mahilpur, April 6

A seven-day national workshop on ‘football coaching: techniques and strategies’ organised by the Physical Education Department of Sri Guru Gobind Singh Khalsa College, Mahilpur, began on Tuesday. The inaugural session was attended by Arjun awardee Gurdev Singh Gill as the chief guest, while the function was presided over by Surinder Singh Bhullewal Rathan, president, Sikh Education Council.

Welcoming the gathering, principal of the college, Dr Jaspal Singh, motivated the students and players to learn more about the principles of football coaching and the practical field of the game through the workshop. Council president Rathan in his address hoped that this seven-day workshop would prove to be very informative about football coaching. He encouraged the coaches and players present to work impartially and diligently.

In the first technical session, Gill shared his playing days. He called upon the players to dedicate themselves to the game with discipline, hard work and determination.

Dhyan Chand award-winning football player Sukhwinder Singh who was present as the keynote speaker informed about the purpose of the workshop. He said coaching along with playing is the most challenging task for which the physical and mental fitness of the sports coaches is important. He shared pointers regarding the game and coaching with the players at the college’s playground. He also informed about the latest football sports techniques in the world and answered the questions of the coaches and sports students present at the workshop.

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