New Delhi: Famous hockey goalkeeping teacher, Dennis van de Pol of Netherlands, will conduct a unique seven-day camp for 9 Indian custodians, such as P R Sreejesh and Krishan Bahadur Pathak from Monday.
The camp might be held at the Sports Authority of India (SAI) center in Bengaluru and overseen by India’s chief educate Graham Reid.
“This is the first goalkeeping camp of 2019, and it’s going to provide a possibility for not most effective our keepers within the 33 core problems however also the upcoming younger keepers as well,” Reid was quoted as announcing via a Hockey India declaration.
“This will provide an opportunity to get international class coaching and assist provide them with the training tools to hold their improvement is moving in a superb course. The goalkeepers camp will be an essential characteristic within the National software going ahead.”
“This will certainly provide me an opportunity to get a more in-depth have a look at the pool of young goalkeepers,” Reid delivered.
Dennis, who’s with Drijver Goalie Academy inside the Netherlands in addition to the KNHB (Koninklijke Nederlandse Hockey Bond), trains the Dutch kid’s aspect and additionally foreign teams on the invitation.
He became formally associated with the Canadian women’s crew and additionally had a goalkeeping stint in China and Pakistan.
Mixed doubles are frequently the stepsister of doubles tennis, inside the experience that it goes low within the pecking order of the average tennis watcher. And yet, it is in the combined doubles in which some fantastic, unexpected pairings have taken a few massive victories.
Not many may have placed Venus Williams and Rajeev Ram together, but the pair had been silver medalists at the Rio Olympics in 2016. Together, Martina Hingis and Leander Paes have become the concept of age in the sport on its head – granted, however, that doubles tennis is easier on the body than the singles.
Andy Murray, together with his silver hip, returning to the game in which he once ruled the roost, has now come returned to a discipline one would in reality not companion with the Scot. Although he has performed the doubles and mixed doubles competitively – without plenty success – this pairing with Serena Williams honestly is something else.
Until what looks like only days in the past, Murray – who’s nonetheless now not again to full fitness and decided to stick to the doubles, declared very publicly that he had been rejected with the aid of some of the ability blended doubles companions, amongst them World No. 1 Ashleigh Barty. It got to a degree where Murray’s grandmother volunteered to accomplice him.
And then, simplest a short while ago, Serena became requested if she became involved – and she answered with a brief, concise, “I’m to be had.” Perhaps their partnership was within the works for weeks, even months; maybe it changed into spur-of-the-moment. But for two players who need some fits and exercise, who better to pair up with?
A mixed doubles crew with one more than one Grand Slam winner is big. A team where each player is former range ones and have been trailblazers in their field is not anything short of striking.
Indian tennis watchers paid individual attention to the blended doubles years in the past while Hingis and Paes, and then Bopanna and Gabriela Dabrowski, took that level by way of a storm. India has, outdoor of the men’s doubles, been mainly a hit within the blended doubles, with Paes, Bhupathi and Sania Mirza all winning majors in that discipline.
Indeed, it has been a case of ‘support-your-country wide-athlete,’ or look out in your preferred participant and help them. Often, what happens with singles tennis is that fan favourites stick best to that area, in preference to playing any form of the doubles – so for the actual “obsessive,” that fandom and viewership are lost.