Gamers can be allowed to go residence and there can be no bodily contact exterior of what’s required throughout regular play at coaching, in response to the Normal Working Process for resumption of coaching on the Sports activities Authority of India (SAI) Bengaluru centre.
Groups can practice in teams of most six folks in an space of 40x20m. Gamers are allowed regular bodily contact throughout coaching however celebrations akin to excessive fives, first bumps are banned. They’ve to hold their very own coaching gear, hand sanitiser and towel. All coaching gear can be sanitised after every session. Gamers are additionally not allowed contact with these from different groups.
The probables for the Indian males’s and ladies’s senior hockey groups have been positioned within the campus since earlier than the beginning of the lockdown on March 25. Hockey India acknowledged that gamers and employees who’re feeling homesick shall be allowed to go residence.
“Authorities of India, SAI and Hockey India will decide the period of this depart in session with the respective Chief Coaches. Every social gathering has the choice to alter the period based mostly on data at hand. Always the protection of the athlete and employees member is paramount,” says HI within the SOP.
Gamers have been offered instruction of avoiding contact with anybody exterior of their direct household whereas at residence. They’re additionally to depart residence just for vital necessities with sufficient safety. As soon as they return to the camp, they are going to be positioned in “strict quarantine for two weeks.”
“If testing is offered on day 10 of return, then the particular person can be examined. If an individual exams unfavourable/does not have the virus they will depart quarantine. If particular person has the virus, then that particular person will keep in quarantine and observe medical tips offered by designated medical personnel. If testing shouldn’t be out there each particular person should full the total 2 weeks of quarantine and can observe guidelines of social distancing wherever and in all places for week 3,” says HI.