Pak players to train at CLTA
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An 11-member Pakistan team, including manager, will train at the Chandigarh Lawn Tennis Association Stadium in Sector 10 here. The visitors are schedule to arrive here via Wagha Border on Monday evening.
CLTA chairman Rajan Kashyap said "As Chandigarh provides the best tennis facilities in the region, trainees from Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and other countries prefer to train at the CLTA Stadium."
The Pakistani youngsters will be taught drills and exercises on advanced stroke technique, bio-mechanics, footwork, tactics and match play situations. There will be drills on five game situations. They will also play matches with the CLTA and interact with the Chandigarh Rural Tennis Academy (CHART) trainees.
For fitness programme, stress will be on drills and exercises on speed, agility, speed endurance and reaction. A fitness programme has been specifically designed for the Pakistani players.
Evaluation will be done during the training programme and a final assessment will be given to all trainees on completion of the programme. Fitness assessments will be done at the start of the programme on September 9. Training will continue till September 28.
Those coming for training are: Muhammad Sajid Ali, Syed Wasil Kaleem, Muhammaad Zubair, Malik Abdul Rehman, Aizaz-ud-Din, Muaz Moeen Sheikh, Muhammad Hissan Iqbal, Muhammad Gurfan Bajwa and Muhammad Zadi Mujahid. Muhammad Naseeb (Official manager).
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