Lahore : The first phase of coaches training camp will begin on August 23 under Sports Board Punjab’s Chief Minister Talent Hunt Programme at Punjab Stadium.
Director General Sports Punjab Zulfiqar Ahmed Ghumman, in a statement on Monday, said that 180 coaches of five games cricket, hockey, football, table tennis and badminton will get international level training in the first phase which will last till August 31, 2017. “Overall coaches of nine games will be trained under Chief Minister Talent Hunt Programme.
The second phase of high-profile training camp will start after Eid-ul-Azha,” he informed.
Throwing light on the importance of coaching, Director General Sports Punjab Zulfiqar Ahmed Ghumman said: “Fully trained coaches are vital for discovering genuine talent and that’s why we have arranged expert trainers for the training of our coaches. The top experts and legends of various games will make the local coaches aware about doping, physical, psychological and court training in the camp,” he elaborated.
Director General Sports Punjab Zulfiqar Ahmed Ghumman said the modern techniques and changes in the certain rules and regulation in different games will also be taught in the camp. “We are quite confident to find plenty of talented youngsters under Chief Minister Talent Hunt Programme.
The potential youth will be equipped with top class training besides giving them plenty of opportunities to demonstrate their talent at national and international level,” he added.