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KITES – " KOOH Sports Institute of Training & Excellence for Sports Skills " is a flagship training Institute to develop quality sports at the grass-root level by creating a cohort of well-trained and employable pool of competent Physical Education Teachers and Sports Coaches.

KITES trains you on the 5 key skill sets that make a successful coach:

  • Skills

    CORE SKILLS

    Within these skills coaches learn about the principles of coaching, their roles and responsibilities, and will improve their communication skills and engagement with young athletes.
  • Skills

    CONTENT BASED SKILLS

    These skills will enable coaches to understand psychology in sport, the influence of science in sport and its application. Moreover, they will receive in-depth knowledge about sports nutrition.
  • Skills

    SPORTS MANAGEMENT SKILLS

    These mainly deal with the planning and execution of tournaments, the formation of teams, how fixtures are implemented along with systematic training plans.
  • Skills

    GENERIC SKILLS

    These skills will help in the overall grooming of coaches. They will also learn how to efficiently and effectively manage time, conflicts and maintain relationships with others.
  • Skills

    TOOLS AND TECHNIQUES

    This dimension will provide coaches with important knowledge regarding first – aid and technology to make them stand out as compared to a normal coach. Mentoring by technical experts of KOOH Sports will also be provided.

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KITES BATCHES

UPCOMING BATCHES

  • Cricket Advanced Kites Level II

    Cricket Advanced Kites Level II course will prepare coaches who are involved in the direction, instruction and training of the operations of a team or of individual sportsperson. They will also be able to apply this in schools and learn about planning, preparing schedules, delivery of instructions and monitoring of coaching programme.

    1. START DATE 31-MAR-2017
    2. END DATE 10-APR-2017
    3. CENTER INDIAN GYMKHANA, MUMBAI
    4. FEES 17,500/- + Service Tax
    5. REGISTER BY 30TH MAR 2017
    6. To Enroll Contact: +91-7045300858

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COMPLETED BATCHES

  • KITES - Cricket (Level II) Course - 14th Oct 2016 - Sarita Sagar Sankul Trust, Surat.

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    KOOH Sports Institute of Training & Excellence for Sports Skill (KITES) Batch 14th October - 24th October 2016, Sports Coach - Cricket (Level II) Course Sarita Sagar Sankul Trust, Surat


  • Cricket Advanced Kites Level II - 18th Feb 2017 - Just Cricket Academy,Bangalore

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    KOOH Sports Institute of Training & Excellence for Sports Skill (KITES) Batch 18th February - 28th February 2017, Sports Coach - Cricket Advanced Kites Level II Course, Just Cricket Academy, Bangalore

OUR OBJECTIVES

  • 1

    To deliver a structured, accredited and holistic vocational training system relevant
    to the requirements at the grass-root level, primarily in schools, clubs and communities.

  • 2

    To increase employability of PETs and sports coaches through improving understanding of child pedagogy and impart appropriate soft skills like communication, child engagement, school & parent communication, first aid and health & safety.

  • 3

    To create a platform that enables PETs and sports coaches to be identified for placement in suitable jobs at schools, universities, communities and clubs.

OVERVIEW OF THE COURSE

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Eligibility Criteria

  1. Academic Qualification: 10+2 from a recognised school/college
  2. Sports Participation: Participation in sports through Inter District/National/International Championships in any sport
  3. Age (18 to 45 years): Age less than 45 years on the last date of submission of the application relaxation in upper age limit upto 5 years will be given to personnel working in the sports field.
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Eligibility Criteria

Candidate should have cleared KITES level 1 course or candidate seeking direct entry to this level should satisfy one of the below mentioned criteria.

  1. Academic Qualification: B.PEd / M.PEd from a recognized college / university in India or abroad.
  2. Sports Participation: : Participation in National Championships / International Championships in any sport at the Youth / Junior / Senior Level.
  3. Work Experience: 3 years of Work Experience in the Sports field. Relaxation in upper age limit upto 5 years will be given to personnel working in the sports field.
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Eligibility Criteria

Candidate should have cleared KITES level 2

Expert Faculty
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John Gloster

Chief Quality Officer

John is an Australian sports physiotherapist of 24 year's experience, working with both elite athletes and the general sporting population. Has worked extensively with international cricket for the last 17 years...

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John Gloster, a Australian sports physiotherapist of 24 year's experience, working with both elite athletes and the general sporting population. Has worked extensively with international cricket for the last 17 years, most notably as physiotherapist to the Indian cricket Team for 3.5 years as well as Surrey County Cricket in England (1998 2001), Bangladesh National Team from 2001-2004 and Rajasthan Royals(IPL Team).John has been involved in nearly 55 international cricket tours/series as head physiotherapist.Currently sits actively on 3 advisory boards for school and health related projects in Mumbai and across India. John is the Chief Quality Officer of KOOH Sports.
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Apurva S. Desaii

Performance Director -
Cricket

Apurva Desaii is a former First Class and List A cricketer from Gujarat & has joined KOOH Sports as a Cricket Performance Director.

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Apurva Desaii is a former First Class and List A cricketer from Gujarat & has joined KOOH Sports as a Cricket Performance Director. He is a BCCI Level C Coach with 15 years of Coaching experience. His expertise lies in Error Detection and Correction as well as sorting out the Technical, Tactical and Mental issues related to Batting across different formats of the game. His last 5 years has been spent as Batting Coach for NCA/BCCI age group camps and as batting faculty for Coaches Training Courses. Since the last few years he is personally coaching India A players and First class players in the pre-season and tactically during matches. His experience also consists of working with Women’s teams and current India Women’s team players.He is also an acting Consultant for USA Global Cricket Academy. He has been senior selector for Gujarat Cricket Association
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Dinesh Jaimon

Technical Director –
Cricket

As KOOH Sports Technical Director, Dinesh supports KOOH Sports by providing technical direction in all the KOOH Sports Cricket Development Centers (CDC)...

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As KOOH Sports Technical Director, Dinesh supports KOOH Sports by providing technical direction in all the KOOH Sports Cricket Development Centers (CDC) in the north region of the country. He is a BCCI Level II Coach and Trainer & is personally involved in the performance management of players and assists the teams and coaches with regular technical inputs to enhance the curriculum and better the CDC programme. Mr. Jaimon has previously worked as Executive Director - State Cricket Academy of Rajasthan Cricket Association from 2001 to 2003. He was also the Lead Coach for U19 Central team and Rajasthan State U22 and Ranji Trophy team from 1994-2012. He has represented Rajasthan Cricket Association in the Ranji Trophy and U 22 National Championship in the year 1981-82 and 1979 respectively. He toured England in 2006 as Coach of Rajasthan Cricket Association U15 Team and assisted Mr. Hanumant Singh in coaching of the Rajasthan players.
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Dinesh Nanavati

Technical Director - Cricket

Dinesh is a former Ranji Trophy Player who represented Saurashtra.He is a BCCI Level C Coach & has worked for many years at the National Cricket Academy (NCA)...

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Dinesh is a former Ranji Trophy Player who represented Saurashtra. He is a BCCI Level C Coach & has worked for many years at the National Cricket Academy (NCA) as West Zone chief coach for wicket-keeping and batting. He was also faculty for Batting and Fielding for BCCI - NCA Coaches Courses
Having previously coached the Mumbai under-19 team, he was appointed head coach of Assam in 2004. He also has experience working with Junior teams of Mumbai Cricket Academy .Dinesh has worked with all prominent international as well as domestic players including Sachin Tendulkar,Rahul Dravid, VVS Laxman, Gautam Gambhir, Ajinkya Rahane, etc. He also conducted coaching camps in North America.
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Shiba Maggon

Technical Advisor - Basketball

Shiba is a renowned basketball player and was a part of National Basketball team. She is also the coach for the Indian Junior Team and one of the ...

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Shiba is a renowned basketball player and was a part of National Basketball team. She is also the coach for the Indian Junior Team and one of the first women to qualify as an international referee.
She won a Gold medal at Youth National (1993), six Gold medals at Senior National Championship while playing for Indian Railways (1997 to 2002) and one Gold Medal and eight Silver Medals at Senior National Championship while playing for Delhi (2003 to 2011). She has won six federation cups- three Gold and three Bronze medals.
On international level, Maggon has played in five FIBA Asian Championships for Women and was ranked in the top 5 for Asian players in 2002. She was also part of Indian Team at Commonwealth Games, Australia in 2006. She got a scholarship to the Southwestern Oklahoma State University in 1998 and has majored in Physical Education.
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Leonardo Bruno

Head Coach Basketball

Leo is an energetic, detail oriented Educator and Coach from Brazil with 14 years of sports leadership experience. His expertise lies in finding creative ...

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Leo is an energetic, detail oriented Educator and Coach from Brazil with 14 years of sports leadership experience. His expertise lies in finding creative solutions to harness human and technology resources, and motivate staff in innovative and productive ways.
He holds a Bachelor’s Degree and Licentiate in Physical Education from Universidade Estácio de Sá - Rio de Janeiro, RJ - Brazil
Leo has been a basketball head coach for Clube de Regatas do Flamengo (Boys U15/17), Rio de Janeiro State Selection (FBERJ - Boys U17), Clube Comary -Teresópolis UBoys U13/15/17 & Professional Level, Tijuca Tênis Clube Girls U13/15/17.
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Kundan Chandra

Technical Director -
Football

Kundan is a AFC A License Coach as Head of Youth Development for Mumbai FC. He is an AIFF ‘D’ License Instructor along with being an AIFF Scout for the U17 World Cup...

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Kundan is a AFC A License Coach as Head of Youth Development for Mumbai FC. He is an AIFF ‘D’ License Instructor along with being an AIFF Scout for the U17 World Cup. Chandra brings his valuable expertise to KOOH Sports in areas such as Youth Football, Grassroots, Women’s Football as well as organizing football festivals. He was an Indian Navy Official for 20 years and used to play and then coach the Indian Navy team in the Inter-services, Local and National tournaments. Chandra brings with him over 10 years of coaching experience which includes being the Head Coach of Indian Navy, BMFC, PIFA Colaba and Mumbai FC U20 team. He is a dedicated, resourceful & innovative teacher whose passion is investing his energies in youth development.
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Arjun Bhowmick

Technical Expert –
Football

Arjun has successfully completed UEFA level C & B Certification in football coaching.He has played professional football in India for Salgaocar and East Bengal ...

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Arjun has successfully completed UEFA level C & B Certification in football coaching. He has played professional football in India for Salgaocar and East Bengal and also represented the U-19 & 23 national team successfully for 2 years. A winner of Goa State League & I League II with Salgaocar Sports Club he was also member of the under 19 & 23 Indian Football Team in 2008. He was also assistant coach of Churchill Brothers and Mohun Bagan team.
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Balpreet Singh

Head Coach -
Football

Balpreet is an I-League player for Mumbai FC & has also played for Delhi United.He is an AIFF ‘D’ License Instructor with deep knowledge about theory & practical aspects of football...

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Balpreet is an I-League player for Mumbai FC & has also played for Delhi United. He is an AIFF ‘D’ License Instructor with deep knowledge about theory & practical aspects of football.A skilled footballer, he also possesses great on field child engagement skills.
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Karishma Boolani

Head KOOH Sports Lab

Karishma is a sport scientist who holds a science degree in Behavioral Neuroscience and Psychology from the University of Melbourne, Australia and a Sport Science degree from Bond University...

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Karishma is a sport scientist who holds a science degree in Behavioral Neuroscience and Psychology from the University of Melbourne, Australia and a Sport Science degree from Bond University, Gold Coast, Australia. She was awarded a number of honors by the university including the Vice Chancellors Award, Deans Award and First in Class Award for academic excellence throughout her degree, at graduated at the top of her class. She carried out research on a number of topics including 'Heat Acclimation Memory', 'The Influence Of Sensory Feedback on Motor Learning' and ‘Sun Salutations to improve Aerobic Capacity’ during the course of her studies. After graduating, she secured an internship at the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS), with the Australian Olympic U-19 BMX team. She gained further experience at the Bond Sport Science lab carrying out fitness assessments on the Australian Olympic Kayak Team. An avid reader, Karishma is curious about the workings of almost everything and has a vast collection of books on every topic. She is a coffee aficionado and de-stresses with Yoga & the Gym.
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Kashif Siddiqui

Director - SDC & Events

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Kashif is known for his logical and analytical skills. He is a trained six sigma specialist. He has held senior positions with more than 12 years of experience in the Service Industry. He formerly worked with EFunds. He brings in significant operations and execution skills. Kashif also has the relevant experience in Project Management. He is an avid sportsman and a firm believer in the principle that the best gift you could give anyone is to rekindle their desire to step outdoors and have fun. His ideal day is spent at home, playing with his son and relaxing.
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Vinod Muthukumar

Director – KITES

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An avid basketball player, referee and coach, Vinod has been associated with basketball since his childhood and has represented Maharashtra at the under-13, 16 and 18 levels before proceeding to the US for higher education. He completed his Business Administration course and returned to manage his family business. Vinod is also referred as the “Voice of Indian Basketball” as he has vast experience in basketball commentary for Doordarshan, and has hosted and organized various sporting events across the country, including the prestigious Ramu Memorial Basketball Tournament, Savio Cup and the Mahindra NBA Challenge. He is closely associated with the Maharashtra State Basketball Association and the Basketball Federation of India.
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Sanjeev Chaudhary

Sports Director

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A Social Entrepreneur, having over two decades of experience in converging community and business in the fields of Sports Skill Development, Health Awareness. He is a national athlete and won three gold medal in Delhi University (1991-1994) and silver , bronze medal in All India University Games (1991 to 1993) in Javelin Throw. He is Founder of Paralympic Golf Association of India promoting golf among differently abled sports persons , Born Player, Citizen Experience Foundation. He is Advisor CSR & Youth Development of FARMER - NGO, Advisor, and Health Fitness Trust.
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Karan Khurana

Head Quality, Training, Curriculum & Coach Engagement

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Karan comes on board as the QTCC Head. He is a management professional with more than 7 years of experience in the corporate sector with roles cutting across Strategy, M&A, Business Advisory, Business Development and Operations management. Karan was working with Serco and was responsible for assisting the Divisional Strategy and M&A team. Prior to joining Serco, Karan worked as a Sub-contractor for Business Link, West Midlands in the UK. He has also worked as a Research Assistant to the Dean of the Birmingham City Business School. His hobbies are travelling, reading and health and fitness. He likes to write in his spare time and is a passionate golfer.
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Ankur Parekh

Head Curriculum & Training Manager

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Ankur comes with over 10 years of work experience in service and retail finance industry. He specializes in fundamental rethinking and redesign of business processes to achieve dramatic improvements and scope further development. He has performed various roles in the training umbrella which included classroom style training, creating, managing training curriculum, designing computer based training, international process migration etc. Prior to joining KOOH Sports Ankur has worked in the capacity of trainer and accounts advisor with firms such as JP Morgan, Intelenet Global Services, and Wipro amongst others.
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Joshua La.Croix

Training Manager

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Joshua La.Croix is a Training Manager with over 10 years of training experience which includes training on a range of vocational skills modules such as Behavior, Communication, Child Engagement, Sports Psychology, and Sport Science. He has been associated with KOOH Sports for 5 years conducting training for over 500 coaches, covering topics like, Child Engagement, Principles of Coaching, Relationship & People Management, Safety for Kids and more. He has also conducted various training programs on Values and Team Building for companies like TCS, HDFC, L&T, Edelweiss and many more. His in-depth knowledge on identifying and plugging competency gaps has helped him involve himself in the creation of content and deliver programmes that have definitive results in the participant’s workplace.
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Arpit Mishra

Training Manager

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Arpit has over 8 years of experience in training. He has graduated from Delhi University and accredited with several awards for excelling in academic and sports activities. He masters in various interactive training methodologies such as VAK – V- Visual, A- Auditory, K – Kinesthetic. Through his 5 year association with KOOH Sports, Arpit has been instrumental in creating and training a range of modules on Behavior, Communication, Child Engagement, Sports Psychology, Sport Science, Principles of Coaching, People Management, Safety for Kids and more. Prior to working with KOOH sports he worked with esteemed organisations such as IIPM, Intelenet Global Services and I-energizer as a Trainer and received many awards during his tenure. He is a British council certified trainer.

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