India’s chief national table tennis coach, Manjit Dua, believes that coaches should be like the head of the family and should treat each player equally.
While interacting with the Sports Authority of India (SAI) coaches on Friday on the ‘importance of coach and their advice’, Dua praised the growth of Indian table tennis. “It is looking up and is in the stage when the world is taking note of our achievements. More and more youngsters are entering the top 100 in world rankings in different categories.” said Dua.
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A national champion, Dua said sparring with Ranbir Bhandari — who was reportedly the first Indian to play in the [German] Bundesliga league in the 1950s — helped him better his game. “He’s (Ranbir) [95-year-old] still active and involved in TT, and comes for the Delhi State-ranking tournaments,” Dua…