What Civil Services aspirants must learn from PV Sindhu...
will not be surprised if sports shops see a surge in the sale of
badminton rackets and shuttles. I will not be surprised if the demand
for badminton coaches surge dramatically. Most youngsters and equally
their parents would start seeing a career and opportunity in sports
But a good Civil
Services aspirant must also n a meanwhile learn from PV Sindhu.
the power of your influence and inspiration PV Sindhu.
was a treat to watch the Women’s single badminton final match in
Rio Olympics. PV Sindhu and Carolina Marin were at their best. One of
the best matches we have seen in the recent past.
Sindhu becomes the first women to win the Silver for India. And she
is just 21 years of age. She has many years and lot of badminton left
to further deepen her mark on the game and on the generation. (
Any young IAS/IPS officer at the age of 21 (Tina Dabi / Amrutesh
Aurangabadkar) would have same series of service.
question is what helped her to reach at this level and play one
of the finest games?
other one is can we, in our respective work areas benefit from the
traits she has displayed?
of training her body and mind:
game has to be played well. Very well. This requires commitment and
discipline to practice. While profiling Sindhu's career, a
correspondent with one of the reputed print media wrote:
fact that she reports on time at the coaching camps daily, travelling
a distance of 56 km from her residence, is perhaps a reflection of
her willingness to complete her desire to be a good badminton player
with the required hard work and commitment.”
always wonder, how discipline Civil Services aspirants are. A good
coach is rarely avaialble and if so, why dont you reach him. Many in
Mumbai see coaching classes near there locality..but they fail to see
who is a good coach and a good mentor.
coach Pullela Gopichand says "the most striking feature
in Sindhu's game is her attitude and the never-say-die spirit”.
preparing for Civil Services exams it’s good to check ourselves
through these filters.
of having a role model and a coach:
of the newspaper headlines says ‘PV Sindhu will finally be allowed
Phone, Ice-Cream by Pullela Gopichand’. Just imagine the kind of
influence a coach has on the life of a sports person. An attitude of
subordination is equally important if we want to excel in our
professional and personal life. So when you prepare for Civil
Services exams, check if you have a role model and a coach.
Importantly check if you are willing to give controls
to him or her so that the process helps you in enhancing your
personal effectiveness and scale up to the next level of performance.
and calming down has to go hand in hand. This may appear to be
paradoxical. But just think if you are able to practice
and master this skill? Do you think it will benefit you In your
personal and professional life? In the Rio Olympic semi- finals
for example, in the second set against Okuhara of Japan, neither
Sindhu, not Okuhara wanted to give up. There were situations where
the scores were 7-7 than 8-8 and soon 10-10. This was the moment when
Sindhu needed to calm down, minimize her errors and wait for the
opponent to show signs of mental and physical exhaustion. PV Sindhu
did follow this strategy. The result. She defeated Okuhara to reach
Gopichand says “Producing
champions is not a part-time business. There are some constants that
you need to follow to excel at the international
may say, for UPSC, At national level)
here are the three things that can help us greatly in our personal
and professional life :
attitude, and never-say-die spirit
a role model and a coach. Role model will give the benchmark and
coach will help us unleash our true potential.
the skill and the ability to speed up and slow down at the same
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