India’s training environment is second to none and the national team can hit the top gear by the end of this year, asserted chief coach Graham Reid, who has adopted a “conservative approach” to train his players.
Forced to hit pause the button after touching its all-time highest world ranking of fourth, the Indian men’s hockey team did not train for more than five months due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
An optimistic Reid said even though the future looks uncertain with no international competition scheduled for this year, the side can regain the intensity by the end of 2020.
“It’s not just India, the rest of the world has been affected by the COVID. Every hockey playing nation is in the same mode. But the good thing is that we are on the right path now. It is definitely going to take a while for us to…