Live your dream. Every day.

By Apurva S Desaii (The author is the Cricket Performance Director at KOOH Sports. He is a former First Class cricketer from Gujarat. He is a BCCI Level C Coach with 15 years of coaching experience. For last 5 years, he has been a batting coach for National Cricket Academy (NCA)/BCCI age group camps and … Continue reading Live your dream. Every day.

Vitamin M – The essential nutrient!

By John Gloster (The author is the Chief Quality Officer of KOOH Sports. He is an Australian sports physiotherapist with 24 years of experience, working with both elite athletes and the general sporting population. He has worked extensively with international cricket for the last 17 years, most notably as physiotherapist to the Indian Cricket Team (2004-2008) as well as Surrey … Continue reading Vitamin M – The essential nutrient!

Waist Management – Time for the government to look at the waistlines

By John Gloster (The author is the Chief Quality Officer of KOOH Sports. He is an Australian sports physiotherapist with 24 years of experience, working with both elite athletes and the general sporting population. He has worked extensively with international cricket for the last 17 years, most notably as physiotherapist to the Indian Cricket Team (2004-2008), Surrey County Cricket in … Continue reading Waist Management – Time for the government to look at the waistlines

Spaces For Health: An India Perspective

By John Gloster (The author is the Chief Quality Officer of KOOH Sports. He is an Australian sports physiotherapist with 24 years of experience, working with both elite athletes and the general sporting population. He has worked extensively with international cricket for the last 17 years, most notably as physiotherapist to the Indian Cricket Team (2004-2008), Surrey County Cricket in … Continue reading Spaces For Health: An India Perspective

Sports Can Make Education Holistic

Sport participation enhances information processing, goal direction learning, flexible thinking, concentration, memory and also improves academic performance and morale. It cuts across the three dimensions of Mind, Body & Soul!

Physical Education and Vocational Training in Sports for the 22nd Century

A well-balanced sports programme goes a long way in creating high performing and lifelong athletes and more importantly healthy and fit individuals. As banal as these statements may sound, the truth in them is indisputable. Although unfortunately, it has been my experience, visiting various sporting academies and speaking with innumerable sports coaches that many sports programmes as well as the coaches delivering those programmes spend a large amount of their time delivering an UNBALANCED programme.

Your Body is a Gymnasium

The concept of your body being your gymnasium is very simple and most people don’t think about exercise in this way. They feel that they must have some sort of equipment or tools to achieve a result. That’s not right; one can do a whole range of exercises like lunges, squats, push-ups, pull-ups, chin-ups, dips, curls, steps and more such basics with one’s own body weight. And then there is no excuse to be inactive anymore!

The Athlete

By Veera Vasanth (The author is a member of the KOOH Sports team. He is a professional tennis player who was a part of the Junior Davis Cup team with two consecutive 5th place finishes in the World Group Stage in Mexico and Spain. He has captained the Karnataka team at the junior and senior … Continue reading The Athlete

The real X-Men

Are Olympic Athletes Really Mutants? Sports scientists and coaches have, over the years, realized that rather than the average body type, you want highly specialized bodies that fit into certain athletic niches, a form of artificial selection took place, a self-sorting for bodies that fit certain sports, and athletes' bodies became more different from one … Continue reading The real X-Men

New Year Resolutions!

Its that time of the year again! Time to bid goodbye to the year that was and welcome a year that will be. Its time to draw from the past year's learnings and put the same into the next year! I know we all love making New Year Resolutions and then keep putting them off. … Continue reading New Year Resolutions!