By Manoj Godara,Chandigarh,22 June:Conceivably experience will never ever loose its venerable patina.Mr Akhtar Ali, the tennis whiz is in the city for a 10-day summer coaching camp at Chandigarh Club Tennis Academy (CCTA), Chandigarh Club. The camp commenced with a special enrolment of the wannabe tennis pros from intermediate to tournament group."It is my pleasure being with the youth brigade here. I am amazed at the way these youngsters shoulder responsibility to propagate the game in this part of the country. In fact, both Robin and Birbal are proving to be even better coaches than they were players themselves.
The training schedules, group management and every other aspect of tennis in CCTA have been so finely taken care of." Says the expert, Mr Akhtar Ali
"It is an integral part of the tennis curriculum to expose the players to the experienced experts of this field. There is a kind of charisma in the mature talent which acts as a catalyst in the performance of the players who are going to be the tennis pros of the coming times." Says Mr. Robin Kumar, Director CCTA
"Mr Akhtar Ali is essentially a big name in the tennis arena and he is so much into the game that he can actually feel the rhythm of the player to the extent that people travel all the way to him to get coaching. So we thought it will be more convenient for our players if we could arrange his camp here only as it will be affordable and more relevant to them." Says Mr Birbal Wadhera, Chief Coach CCTA
"For a wannabe Pro like me it is a huge exposure. It is an amalgamation of experience, skill, know- how and the latest techniques involved in the game, which I am sure will be an asset for me in the coming years." Says Nakul Singh Rana who is all the way in city from Dehradun for tennis specifically
Adding to it Priyanka Rawat and Raahat Manrai chirp in calling the camp "a rocking affair".
"Tennis circuit is indeed a scary affair when you get on to courts, but a few tips and an elaborate training sessions provided by such coaching camps really act as the morale boosters and I am lucky to be associated with CCTA, as the coaches here really take the trouble to do away with the practical problems which a players faces." Exudes Priyanka.
"My parents are as happy with the efforts of my coaches here as I am. Probably, my summer vacation is best utilized this time during this camp. I really wish they continue coducting such camps." tweets Raahat