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Hockey India on Wednesday announced that they will conduct the Hockey India Coaching Education Pathway Level 'Basic' Coaching Course (online) through the virtual medium and interested applicants can enrol via the open forum (link below).
Link to submit the application - https://forms.gle/kxBYrDzq4MAxroRb8
After the successful organization of the Hockey India Coaching Education Pathway Level 'Basic' Coaching Course (online) in September/ October earlier this year, Hockey India has once again called for applications of interested and aspiring Coaches to apply through an open forum and only 70 slots will be available for the online course, which will be held on 22 December and 23 December 2020. The candidates have to submit their application before 1600 hrs on 18 December 2020.
Candidates will be chosen through a first-cum-first-serve basis and minimum criteria to apply requires an interested applicant to have Coached either a district, school or university hockey team for at least 3 years or he or she should have played National level / All India University level for at least 3 years. The Hockey India Coaching Education Pathway Level 'Basic' Coaching Course (online) is targeted at Coaches/ Potential Coaches who have not attended any Hockey India Level 'Basic' & Level '1' Coaching Course in the past.
Since the launch of Hockey India Coaching Education Pathway in 2019, over 700 coaches from across India have benefitted from the programme which is a simplified education structure that consists of a combination of web-based modules and face-to-face interactive courses, underpinned by a competency-based assessment process, which helps the Coaches in progressing to higher levels.
Candidates who successfully pass the Hockey India Level ‘Basic’ Coaching Course would become eligible to attend the Hockey India Level ‘1’ Coaching Course in the future. There is no participation fee to attend the Hockey India Level ‘Basic’ Coaching Course (Online). Only those candidates who successfully complete the Hockey India Level ‘1’ Coaching Course will be provided the necessary certification.
A simplified education structure aims to help in developing coaches from the grassroots level into world-class coaches of the high performance/international level. Once a candidate progresses from the Hockey India Coaching Education Pathway Levels, they are then eligible to enrol for the FIH Academy Level 1 Course, and so on.
"The Hockey India Coaching Education Pathway Level 'Basic' Coaching Course (Online) was organized very successfully in September/ October 2020; therefore, we are delighted to organize the course through a virtual medium once again. The Hockey India Coaching Education Pathway Level 'Basic' Coaching Course (online) is an excellent platform for aspiring coaches. The course will certainly help the candidates understand the basics of hockey coaching properly and lay down a strong foundation for themselves before they move on to higher levels of the Hockey India Coaching Education Pathway,” stated Gyanendro Ningombam, President, Hockey India.