For the Preparation of the Junior Asia Cup Hockey Tournament, the National Hockey Junior Players Physical Fitness Training Camp is underway at Army Physical Fitness School, Tobe Camp Abbottabad.
Physical fitness training sessions were started yesterday, players will attend physical training sessions twice a day, morning sessions will be from 6 am to 8 am and the evening session will be 4 pm to 6 pm.
On the first day, 5 miles running test and warm-up exercises were conducted in the morning & evening sessions.
while today, on the second day of camp, all the players undergo the yoyo test, BMI test, FAT level, and sugar level test in the morning session.
Camp Commandant & Head Coach Danish Kaleem said that “We are focusing more on the fitness of these youngsters in the training camp as most of them already have a lot of talent in them but lack the required physical shape, work is being done to improve the skills of the players and to teach them modern scientific techniques.”
34 probable players reported out of 35 at the juniors training camp, while one player “Afraz” could not report in the camp as he was unfit.