Participants of 3-day martial art-cum-self defence workshop which commenced at Shrine Board's Sports Complex at Katra
Katra, October 10: A 3-day Martial Art-cum-Self Defence Workshop for girls organised by Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board at its Sports Complex at Katra, commenced here today. In all, 60 girl students from various educational institutions of Katra and the surrounding areas, including 30 students of SMVD College of Nursing, Kakryal are participating in the workshop.
During the workshop, the participants will be imparted training in self-defence, martial arts for personal safety, judo, defensive techniques, yoga, etc. by the expert resource persons, including Bhanu Pratap Singh, a renowned international wushu player. Besides practical sessions, classroom lectures and group discussions will also be held during the workshop.
Dr. Arvind Karwani, Dy. Chief Executive Officer, SMVDSB, inaugurated the workshop. He impressed upon the participants to draw optimum benefit from the workshop, as such activities along with academics play a pivotal role in the holistic personality development of an individual.
Ashok Kumar, Director Sports, SMVDSB, dwelt on aims and objectives of the workshop.
Among those present on the occasion were Dr. Shailla Cannie, Principal, SMVD College of Nursing, Kakryal, resource persons, coaches and heads and teachers of various educational institutions.