Saturday, October 5, 2019

What is a Career in Playing Hockey?

I think Playing Hockey is a great Career option. For me understanding Why I want to choose a Career in Playing Hockey is phenomenally more important than figuring out How to get into Playing Hockey. In my quest to learn more about a Career in Playing Hockey, I found this amazing page:

Ritu Rani's overview!

Ritu Rani is an experienced professional with 11 years & 11 months in Playing Hockey. Ritu Rani has worked in Playing Hockey as Former Captain in Indian Women's National Field Hockey Team. In Ritu Rani's own words, this is how Ritu Rani got into Playing Hockey: "I have been playing hockey since I was 9 years old. I made my debut in the senior women hockey team in 2006 at the Asian Games in Doha and served as Team Captain from 2012 until 2016. I have played three Asian Games, two Commonwealth Games, three World Cups and also lead the Indian women hockey team to qualify for 2016 Summer Olympics."

Career Video on Playing Hockey

In a video, Ritu Rani has talked about various aspects of a Career in Playing Hockey. Ritu Rani started by explaining Playing Hockey as: "Hockey is an outdoor sport played by two opposing teams of 11 players each who use their sticks curved at the striking end to hit a small, hard ball into their opponent's goal. There are many types of hockey such as bandy, field hockey and ice hockey. In India, field hockey is known simply as "hockey"." The video gave me so much food for thought.

It is easy to Google information about what Qualifications are needed to enter Playing Hockey, this video went a step ahead to talk about the body of knowledge one needs to develop to excel at Playing Hockey. Ritu Rani touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:
  • Hockey Rulebook
  • Psychology
  • Nutrition
  • Physiology
This Career demands specific Skills which only an experienced professional can lay out.
Ritu Rani then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in Playing Hockey:
  • Teamwork
  • Specialization
  • Physical Fitness
  • Endurance
  • Communication
  • Leadership
Positives of any Career motivate one to work hard for the same.
Ritu Rani believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in Playing Hockey:
  • Personal Fitness
  • Job Opportunities
  • Travel
  • Respect & Recognition
After a discussion on Positives, Challenges complete the caricature of a Career.
And, Ritu Rani believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in Playing Hockey:
  • Injuries
  • Lack of Individual Recognition
  • Prevalence of Cricket
  • Lack of Infrastructure

In the final section of the video Ritu Rani talks about How a day goes in a Career in Playing Hockey. This video is by far the best video on a Career in Playing Hockey, that I have ever come across. To see the full Talk, one needs to install the LifePage Career Talks App. Here is a direct deep link of the Video:

Career Counseling 2.0

After having learnt about a Career in Playing Hockey I was curious about LifePage. LifePage has the most comprehensive Career List. LifePage is the world’s most evolved Career Platform. You can use LifePage to find your Career Objective. LifePage also offers the most comprehensive Career Planning process. You can use LifePage to explore more than a thousand Career Options. LifePage has the most exhaustive Career List. It is truly Career Counseling 2.0 I think LifePage is doing an amazing job of connecting real professionals with Career seekers. It is truly an amazing innovation in the area of Career Counseling. You can learn more about LifePage on:

Similar Career List on LifePage

I continued with my research on LifePage and thoroughly studied these links to gain more perspective:

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