MBCT Hockey Nursery

MBCT Hockey Nursery

The Project of Hockey Nursery was started in October 2009 to promote the game of Hockey amongst under-previleged children (age group 4-16 years) and to develop new talent for the game.

The coaches for the program are drawn from former national and international players who bring with them tremendous skills, commitment and sensitivity towards this unique program.

Highlights of Hockey Nursery:

  • Children are groomed to take Hockey as profession and to encourage them to bring back the lost glory of Hockey.
  • Teams taken to outstation location for training on Hockey Astro Turf Grounds.
  • Pool of coaches include National & International Players and Coaches.
  • Grounds designed and prepared for 6 a side.
  • Latest teaching Aids like Videos as well as theory lessons are given.

  • The Embassy of Germany in New Delhi has sanctioned a grant of ₹ 21.51 lacs to Mehar Baba Charitable Trust earlier this year. This grant is to cover the expenses for the period 1 April - 31 Dec 2021 for field hockey training of rural youth especially girls in Bassi Pathana, Punjab. MBCT has enrolled 100 girls and boys in the age groups of 4-16. Daily 2 hours of in-field training was commenced on 01st April 2021. Then the 2nd surge of the Covid Pandemic struck Punjab, asper the GOP instructions and curfew orders all outdoor hockey training was suspended on 21\04\ 2021. However the coaches planned & implemented online regimen of training for the MBCT hockey trainees. This they have effectively carried out since 17\05\2021. MBCT Chief Hockey Coach Tejinder Singh, Wazir Chand and Jasvir Singh guide and monitor through virtual training classes imparting at home fitness exercises, daily practice of technical Skills set & psychological strengthening exercises. The actual in field hockey training will be resumed as soon as the Covid 2nd surge comes under control and the district administration permits sporting activities.

    Latest Booklet File MBCT Hockey Nursery...

    List of Selected Players...

    The Hockey Nursery regimen includes:

  • Training for physical conditioning of players.
  • Expert Techniques and game tactics by International coaches and Expert from NIS, Patiala and other centers.
  • National and regional competitions, and show matches for experience.
  • Nutrition and Diet Management.
  • Health Management with Help of School of Public Health, PGIMER, Chandigarh.
  • Extra Coaches for Academic Achievements.
  • For the Selected Players , Training and National Probabeles by sports by sports Authority Of India (SAI) translates into complete care including their studies, Boarding, loding as well as expert training Hockey.

  • MBCT Hockey Nursery Achievements

  • 113 (77 girls, 36 boys) players selected by National Academies like Sports Authority of INDIA:
  • Laurels to HOCKEY NURSERY   SAI selects 3 from MBCT Hockey Nursery - Three MBCT Hockey Nursery Players Selected by SAI. Navjot Kaur, Anmolpreet Kaur selected by Sports Authority of India at NIS-NS training centre Patiala and Simran Kaur selected by Chandigarh Hockey Academy (2022-2023)
  • Gold Medals: Sumanpreet Kaur and Manjit Singh won Gold Medals in their respective categories.
  • Winners: Khalsa College, Patiala : Amanpreet Kaur, Varjinder Kaur (Goalkeeper), Nisha, Ramandeep Kaur & Manpreet Kaur .
  • Runners Up: Physical Education College, Kalayan Amritpal Kaur, Sumanpreet Kaur & Sarbjeet Kaur
  • List of Selected Players...