Indian males’s hockey staff midfielder Nilakanta Sharma believes that fine-tuning a couple of elements of the staff’s recreation would make an enormous distinction to their efficiency on the Tokyo Olympics slated to be held subsequent 12 months in Tokyo.
The Indian staff got here out with good performances in opposition to prime groups within the FIH Professional League, nevertheless, Nilakanta feels that there’s nonetheless extra room for enchancment.
“Taking part in effectively in opposition to the Netherlands, Belgium and Australia on the FIH Hockey Professional League has definitely given us loads of confidence in our talents, nevertheless, we now have recognized a couple of areas that we have to fine-tune within the upcoming months. Generally small modifications make an enormous distinction to the best way a staff performs and we wish to make these small modifications to our recreation. If we fine-tune our recreation correctly, we will definitely be a significantly better unit on the Olympics,” mentioned the midfielder.
When requested about how he has felt about his recreation after returning to the pitch in August, Nilakanta mentioned he takes small steps in direction of returning to full kind.
“This can be a difficult interval for us. We have now to be very cautious. We should not push too laborious and neither ought to we take it too simple as effectively. Personally, I’m proud of the best way I’m shifting ahead with my recreation on a regular basis. We’re taking small steps in the intervening time,” mentioned the 25-year-old.
“There’s nonetheless loads of time to go for the Olympics and due to this fact I wish to thank Hockey India for organising a nationwide teaching camp with all of the precautions in probably the most environment friendly method in order that we now have sufficient time to get again to our full kind after which observe laborious for the Olympics,” he added.