22 April 2019
A unique physical fitness programme –Fitness for all (FFA), conceptualized by tricity’s front-running sports management & physical fitness promotion organisation – Sports 13, was unveiled at an event held at Hotel Park Plaza here. FFA is a holistic fitness initiative which will be delivered by a team of top notch physical fitness & sports experts. Details of FFA were announced at a press conference in which the following participated – Yadvinder Singh , who is a former national athlete and is Founder Cum Chairman of Sports 13, Kiran Kaur, MD, Sports 13, Dr. Satbir, M.B.B.S (AFMC), DSM (NIS) Sports Medicine Specialist & Fitness expert, Narayan Shashi , Advisor Sports-13, Harsumeet Kaur, Sports Psychologist from Delhi, Dr Tavleen Kaur, Physiotherapist and Umesh Yadav – GM, Park Plaza, Zirakpur.
“Physical fitness is not just one of the most important keys to a healthy body; it is the basis of dynamic and creative intellectual activity. Fitness is not about being better than someone else but being better than you used to be. We have unveiled FFA in collaboration with one of the most premium hotels of Tricity – Park Plaza. The programme will be rolled out at the Hotel to start with and then expanded to add more organisations, corporates, institutions etc.”, Said Yadvinder Singh.
Kiran Kaur said, “Sports-13’s FFA is a fitness programme which simplifies fitness for individuals from varying age groups and focuses on their requirements, goals, physical and physiological status. Those who want to take advantage of the FFA programme can visit our website sports13.in or get in touch on 6283017317. ”
The team which will give the physical fitness training under FFA is the USP of the programme. Yadvinder Singh is a celebrity trainer, Reebok Fitness Trainer and athletic coach for Skechers Go Run Club Chandigarh. Kiran Kaur has been running the sports management company and has been instrumental in revolutionizing the way sports events are organized, by conducting 1000 events in a span of 19 years. Dr. Satbir, a sports medicine specialist & fitness expert is on the panel of Board of Control for Cricket in India(BCCI) too. Another luminary is Narayan Shashi who is a Gymnastic Coach from N.I.S, Patiala. He is also a member of Technical Committee (AER) in Asian Gymnastic Unit.
“We will provide expertise in sports nutrition and supplementation, sports psychology, sports injury management prevention, exercise prescription, diet charts etc. This will ensure a comprehensive fitness regimen to all those who receive training from us under FFA.” Said Dr Satbir, who also is appointed as a trainer in Pace Bowlers’ Specialist Academy,Mohali.
“We will start by recording the physical and physiological assessments of the participants along with musculoskeletal screening and then define the smart goals & specifics, which will be measurable and relevant to that particular individual.” Said Narayan Shashi. Shashi has also been an International Judge in many gymnastics’ championships; in countries like Macau, Bangkok, Vietnam, Indonesia and Korea.
Harsumeet Kaur, a sports psychologist is also part of the team. “I am a mental fitness trainer by profession. The idea behind FFA is to provide not just physical training but alongside also refresh the mind through positive interventions related to making the participant mentally stronger and a happier individual to face life’s challenges.” Said Harsumeet; who has a Masters in Sports Psychology from PU, Chandigarh with over 7 years of experience in counseling and training.
Sums up Yadvinder Singh, “We intend to spread our wings not only in tricity but the entire Northern region of India. The idea is subsequently to provide FFA modules at the doorstep of people interested in health & fitness.”