KUALA LUMPUR: Expect the nationwide hockey workforce to be fitter.
The Malaysian Hockey Confederation (MHC) have formally appointed health professional Tom Drowley from England because the Speedy Tigers health coach to face a number of upcoming main tournaments.
Head coach A. Arulselvaraj mentioned he believed that the 35-year-old Englishman’s experience would assist enhance the efficiency and health of his males to be on the optimum degree, particularly for the 2022 Asian Games and 2023 World Cup.
“Every event, we have now issues with health, we could have gifted gamers however not able to work laborious,” mentioned Arul.
“They at all times lack on that half (health) and we actually have to concentrate on their energy and conditioning.
“What I would like is barely two issues, restoration interval and their energy and energy, if we get these two issues sorted out, I believe we will likely be able to compete…,” added Arul after asserting a collaboration association with “Celebrity Fitness” as an official companion on the Bukit Jalil National Hockey Stadium yesterday.
Arul added that the appointment of Drowley would additionally be certain that his workforce had been prepared for the Asian Cup competitors, for which the dates and venue are but to be determined.Meanwhile, Drowley mentioned the pace and expertise possessed by the nationwide gamers couldn’t be denied, however his mission was to make sure that all gamers had been at a better degree of health.
“I’ve to study so much on this guys and I’ve been listening to the coaches about their strengths, in regards to the gamers and what they want. But, what I would like is to offer them the data on how the physique works.”
Drowley beforehand was the health coach of the Britain workforce for seven years in addition to serving to the nation’s girls’s squad win a bronze medal on the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. — Bernama