Friday, June 22, 2018

Coach's Corner

Vijay Sharma: The godfather pulling the strings of Indian weightlifting’s resurgence

With Indian weightlifting going through one of its most successful phases, The Bridge reached out to the man who is at the centre of the resurgence - India head coach Vijay Sharma. "I tried a lot of experiments and by...

Cyrus Poncha: The architect of India’s squash empire

Most of the successful coaches that we see around today are familiar faces. But usually their fame precedes their coaching careers and we know them from their years on the professional circuit. Be it Stefan Edberg for Roger Federer,...

Pandurang Mhaskar: The untold story of Maharashtra’s Athletics pioneer

When you look through pages of history there will be many men and women in Sports that have carved an immaculate journey. Some of them have achieved feats one could only dream of. And then some that have inspired...

Jaspal Rana: Showing the way for the future of Indian Shooting

India's legacy in Shooting is not something which can be decried or ignored; especially when it has been the source for a major chunk of world level medals that this country has received over the years. For a long...

People always have opinions about selections of teams

The most important factor for anyone in a coaching position to remember is that, at a given point during any game, decisions taken on the field wholly rest on the players. Your role is to just watch from the...