Lucknow: At Avadh Girls’ Degree College a seven day workshop under Mission Shakti on “Basic skills of cricket and its impact on holistic health” commenced from 6th June 2022 under the able guidance of Professor Bina Rai, Principal Avadh Girls Degree College and in the direction of Dr. Sarita Singh, Head Department of Physical Education.
About 32 girl students have registered to participate in the workshop.Dr Sarita Singh told that sports is the mantra of holistic health.
Sport not only enhances the physical health of the child but it also enhances the mental health of the child. Playing sports is a great way to improve your fitness and health in general. Playing not only keeps your body healthy but also keeps your mind and mental health better. Actually, activities like sports improve your blood circulation, mood and mental health.
Apart from this, in today’s stress full world , sports and games are good medium , which can help you to be stress free in few minutes. Detailing the program of the workshop, he said that today women’s cricket has immense potential for the future and this game is a good example of women’s empowerment, so the basic skills of cricket will be taught during the workshop so that the girls become strong physically and mentally.
This workshop has been organized under the joint aegis of the Department of Physical Education and Sports Club of the college itself. The workshop was inaugurated by Shri Rakesh Joshi, former Ranaji player. Shri Joshi has worked as the coach of Under 19 Bihar Trophy, Manager of Under 23 India vs Bangladesh series, Manager of Uttar Pradesh Ranaji Team and Manager of Uttar Pradesh Cricket Team Under 16 Vijay Merchant Trophy. Presently Mr. Joshi is associated with Lamartiniere SBS Cricket Academy.
Joshi explained the basic skills of cricket to the students in detail on the first day of the workshop. Kalpana Dhami, Kavya Singh Sengar, Swastika and Yamini had a special contribution in organizing this workshop. Principal Professor Bina Rai motivated all the participants and asked them to encourage more such activities in future.