First Batch of Sports Persons sponsored by Sports Council Commences Training at KC Sports Academy.
Srinagar, Mar 13: A first batch of 30 sports persons shall be attending a four week long course in sports training, coaching and stamina building at the State of the art Sports KC academy. The players have been enrolled in the residential scheme, where their boarding lodging and training shall be provided by the academy.
Speaking to the media, Secretary of Sports Council said, ” This initiative is a first in a series of sporting events that have been planned by the Council under the Leadership of Hon’ble Chief Minister Ms Mehbooba Mufti ( President of the Sports Council) with the aim to orient the young players with the latest technology and techniques in sports. The initiative also provides an opportunity to be sports persons to interact with experts n coaches and hone their sporting skills.
A two member sports council team of Joint Secretary Shiv Kumar Sharma and Football coach Iqbal Singh had submitted a detailed report to the Council secretariat last week with regard to the facilities and boarding lodging at the Academy.
The Club has first-rate board and lodging facilities available for in-residence sportspersons. The trainees sponsored by the Sports Council have been accommodated in the well-appointed hostel rooms with high quality mess facilities. Besides getting intensive coaching in Football, Cricket and Swimming, the trainees will also avail of other sports facilities such as Gym, Squash, Table Tennis, Futsal and Lawn Tennis for general fitness and stamina.