International Journal of Yogic, Human Movement and Sports Sciences
2018, Vol. 3 Issue 2, Part F
A case study on the backdrop of performance and pedagogic achievements of legendry Pullela Gopichand in badminton
AUTHOR(S): Neetu Dutta and Dr. Nita Bandyopadhyay
A legend becomes a legend after passing through many ups and downs and becomes a pride for the nation. The emergence of legendary Pullela Gopichand, an ace shuttler and Coach in Badminton comprises of such a long backdrop for its transformation from novice to a Champion. His proneness towards Badminton due to his family culture, his destiny was definite. Family patronage, parent’s company, financial hardship and his ‘grittiness’ propelled him towards the summit of Badminton pursuit. To know the backdrop, a set of selected questions approved by the Jury and the information from his own Coach and mother were obtained. A set of questionnaire, approved by the Jury was applied for collecting the opinions of his concerned coaches. Gopichand’s responses revealed that from the age of three till his declaration of the day in Badminton game, he never diverted his focus as he had decided at the school level that Badminton was his way of life. His Sports performance up to World Championship not only conferred him Sports laurels but the second highest Civic award of India. His coaching initiative and potentiality elevated India to a very high level where India is reigning in International Badminton. Gopichand proved his own Academy is worthy in terms of producing Olympic mealiest with definite commitment.
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Neetu Dutta, Dr. Nita Bandyopadhyay. A case study on the backdrop of performance and pedagogic achievements of legendry Pullela Gopichand in badminton. Int J Yogic Hum Mov Sports Sciences 2018;3(2):374-377.