Coach Narinderpal Singh had guided Dilip Tirkey’s Hyderabad Sultans to triumph in the inaugural edition of the Premier League Hockey in 2005.
And for someone, who knows the nuances of coaching, there will be too many challenges to handle any sport amid the COVID-19 guidelines. “Better if the coach starts by focusing on motor abilities, individual training, mental toughness and in ensuring camaraderie,” he says in a chat with Sportstar on Friday.
“You can fight the enemy when you know it. But, when you are not sure from where it (virus) is going to hit you, that is where the real challenge lies. The vulnerability factor can well be a major handicap,” explains the coach, who coached India to victory in the inaugural 2000 Asian under-14 (boys) championship in Singapore.
“Even if you start training…