Hockey India will start coaching with precautions and have allowed homesick gamers and employees to go house from the SAI centre in Bengaluru.
- News18 Sports New Delhi
- Final Up to date: Might 23, 2020, 3:55 PM IST
Hockey India will hereon permit the gamers of its males’s and ladies’s group gamers to go house and will start coaching on the Sports activities Authority of India (SAI) Bengaluru centre, with no bodily contact exterior of that required.
In accordance to the Hockey India’s Customary Working Process (SOP) for resumption of coaching, groups can now start to practice in a gaggle of most six gamers in an space of 40x20m. Celebrations resembling excessive fives, fist bumps are disallowed whereas the gamers are required to carry their very own coaching gear, hand sanitiser and towel.
Identical to talked about in SAI’s SOP, all coaching tools is to be sanitised after each session whereas gamers is not going to be allowed contact with members of different teams.
“Government of India, SAI and Hockey India will determine the duration of this leave in consultation with the respective Chief Coaches. Each party has the option to change the duration based on information at hand. At all times the safety of the athlete and staff member is paramount,” says HI in the SOP.
The members of the Indian males’s and ladies’s senior hockey groups have been in the SAI centre since earlier than the beginning of the lockdown on March 25. Hockey India said that gamers and employees who’re feeling homesick shall be allowed to go house.
Gamers have been additional instructed that they’re to keep away from contact with anybody aside from their direct household after they keep at house. They’re additionally supposed to keep inside their properties and tread exterior just for crucial necessities with sufficient safety.
As soon as they return to the camp, they are going to be positioned in “strict quarantine for 2 weeks.”
“If testing is available on day 10 of return, then the person will be tested. If a person tests negative/doesn’t have the virus they can leave quarantine. If person has the virus, then that person will stay in quarantine and follow medical guidelines provided by designated medical personnel. If testing is not available every individual must complete the full 2 weeks of quarantine and will follow rules of social distancing anywhere and everywhere for week 3,” says HI.
(With IANS inputs)