Athletics Federation of Pakistan conducted three-day online classes on strength and endurance training in which 13 coaches from India, including Hyderabad-based SAI coach Nagapuri Ramesh, participated.
The course essentially focussed on ensuring intensity in preparations for the middle and long-distance events and on how to ensure the endurance level of the athletes, especially women.
“The course which ended today has been very useful though some of the subjects touched were pretty familiar for us. There are always some new points in training which we can pick as learning is a continuous process,” the 54-year-old Ramesh told Sportstar on Monday.
“The fact that the great Sebastian Coe formally launched the course and that many experts from Asian countries were there to conduct the classes was itself a testimony of the efficacy of such classes,” said Ramesh, who also trains…