AHF achieved the desired outcome and reception successfully with the completion of online education workshops for the national hockey coaches, technical officials and umpires. So, the AHF has decided to continue conducting these online education workshops also in October.
It is said that there will be three AHF online education workshops are to be conducted this month which would be attended by a group of 15 to 30 coaches and umpires.
These online education workshops are conducted aiming at providing key technical skills and knowledge for coaches and umpires on different aspects of the game such as set plays and free hits. The online workshops have been conducted at free of cost and it is been conducted through the Microsoft Teams application. At an average, each of these workshops consists of 3 to 4 hours sessions.
The Officiating President, Hockey India, Gyanendro Ningombam regarding the participation of coaches and umpires in the AHF online education workshops said the online workshop of AHF has been significant in playing an important role in the growth and quality of the nation’s coaches and technical officials.
He is confident that by providing a vast knowledge of the game the results that would be garnered in the coming months will be prolific. He acknowledged by saying that it was a privilege to work hand-in-hand with the AHF and thanked for their immense contribution to developing hockey in India.
The Chief Executive of AHF and Chairman FIH Development and Education Committee, Dato Tayyab Ikram also commented regarding the response they have been receiving for the course. He said that through AHF online education workshops in October the board is keen on contributing to the development and growth of India’s coaches and officials.
Dato also went on to say that they have received amazing responses from the candidates that attended these workshops during the past few months. The candidates have also taken the initiative with great interest to participate actively and benefitted from the high-performance and technical input.
Apart from this, the AHF has also decided to organize online education workshops for all nations that would take part in Asian Games in October.
Participating candidates will receive a participation certificate at the end of the AHF online education workshops. This will help the candidates in the future FIH & AHF course selection.