Hockey India appoints Dhananjay Mahadik as Video Analyst of the Senior Men Team
New Delhi, 19 July 2013: Hockey India today announced the appointment of Mr. Dhananjay Mahadik as Video Analyst of the Senior Men National Team.
Hockey India Secretary General, Dr. Narinder Batra said that in the modern hockey video analysis is an essential element to get a complete biomechanical feedback of performance which serves as a valuable resource in player’s development. With his domain knowledge, Mahadik will prove to be a good video-analyst who is familiar with current modern practices of analysis.
Mr. Dhananjay said “I am excited to be a part of the national coaching set-up. Asia Cup is very important tournament for us and we have to win it to qualify for the World Cup 2014. It will be a good experience for me to work under highly experienced Mr. Roelant Oltmans and Mr. M K Kaushik. I have played with many of the current player’s of the Indian team and will try to guide them with the best of my knowledge”.
“The inaugural season of Hero Hockey India League was a big learning experience for me as a video analyst of the Delhi Waveriders” said Mr. Mahadik.
As a player, Dhananjay Mahadik has 64 international caps and has represented the country in the FIH Hockey World Cup in New Delhi 2010, Commonwealth Games in New Delhi 2010, FIH Champions Challenge 1 in Argentina 2009, Asian Games in China 2010, South Asian Games in 2006 Sri Lanka and Azlan Shah Cup Hockey Tournament in Malaysia 2010 and 2011.
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