BABA UTTAM SINGH NATIONAL HOCKEY ACADEMY
Baba Uttam Singh National Hockey Academy is one of the missionary activities run by Nishan-E-Sikhi Charitable Trust (Regd.) under the aegis of Kaar Sewa Khadur Sahib. Headed by charismatic leadership of Hon’ble Baba Sewa Singh, Mukh Sewadar of Kaar Sewa, the organization is providing commendable contribution in the field of education, environment, social welfare, Sports etc. The hockey academy was established in 2006 with the motive to instill the spirit of sports, divert the youth from the evils of society and to combat drug addiction among youth. Academy is placing emphasis on education as well as hockey.
Khadur sahib is a historical place sanctified by Eight Sikh Gurus. Guru Angad Dev ji, the second Sikh Guru, spent around 13 years of Guruship over here and spread Sikhism. Besides developing and amending Gurmukhi script over here, he used to organize wrestling activities among children and youth to make them physically and mentally fit. Gurudwara Sri Mal Akhara Sahib in Khadur Sahib reminds us about the sport spirit of Sri Guru Angad Dev ji. Inspired by Guru ji’s thoughts and continuing the same sport spirit, the hockey Academy was established which is bringing laurels by excellent performance.
- To offer professional coaching to young players.
- Sports spirits of Sri Guru Angad Dev Ji.
- To combat drug addiction among youths.
- To expose young players to opportunities that exist in sport.
- To create job opportunities for the youth and sports enthusiasts.
Selection of Players:-
Players are selected under the supervision of noted hockey players like Olympian S. Gurmail Singh (S.P) (Major Dhyan Chand Award), Olympian S. Mukhbain Singh (Former Captain Indian Hockey Team), Olympian S. Balbir Singh (Retd. Col.), S. Harcharan Singh (Retd. Col.), Olympian S. Varinder Singh ( Major Dhian Chand life time achievement award), Olympian S. Jugraj Singh and Arjuna Awardee Mrs. Rajbir Kaur (Former Indian hockey (women) team captain).
Coaches and other staff:-
- Chief Coach— S. Balkar Singh (Ex. Serviceman).
- Coach—S. Balwinder Singh.
- Junior Coach – Tajbir Singh.
- Hostel Manager- Avtar Singh.
For smooth functioning of the hockey academy special staff persons like manager, cook and helper for mess, sweeper and driver etc. are employed by the Trust.
Various facilities are provided to then players. All the facilities are given without any charges:
BOARDING AND LODGING FACILITY:-
- Spacious accommodation is provided to the players.
- Special vegetarian mess is provided.
- All the preparations are done in pure desi ghee.
- Special diet includes cheese, milk, butter, desi ghee, fruits, dry fruits etc.
- Hygienic and fresh food is prepared and served with the old tradition of Langer.
- Complete Hockey Kits are provided to the players.
Periodic checkups are done.
- Proper medical treatment is given in hospitals for major problems.
- Medical dispensary is functioning to take care of the health problem of the players.
- Free education and books are given to the players.
- Hockey Academy has a special bus for the player’s movement.
|Sr. No.||Tournament||Dates||Position and Awards|
|1.||Punjab Junior Hockey Championship Bheni Sahib, Ludhiana||18 to 23-08-06||1st Position|
|2.||State Tournament Hoshiarpur(U -16)||09 to 12-10-07||2nd Position among 19 teams. Track suits & Hockey sticks were gifted, 6 players were selected for National Team.|
|3.||Jagbeer Singh Jaggi Memorial Hockey Tournament Khusropur, Jalandhar Cantt(U-17)||13 to 14-10-07||1st Position among 8 teams. Two best players got cash prize of Rs. 500/- each.|
|4.||Fourth Boparai Hockey Tornament, Batala||16 to 18-11-07||1st Position among 8 teams, defeated famous Surjit Hockey academy and got cash prize of Rs. 10,000/-|
|5.||Sant Baba Bhag Singh and Baba Gurdit Singh Kamagatamaru memorial Rural Tournament||08 to 09-12-07||1st Position among 8 teams from Punjab, Trophy and Cash prize of Rs. 8,000/- only|
|6.||Punjab State Rural Sports, Bathinda||08 to 10-01-08||4th Position among 20 teams from Punjab|
|7.||Pt Jawahar Lal Nehru National Junior Hockey Tournament Delhi||18 to 31-10-08||2nd Position and got a cash prize of Rs. 64,000/- only|
|8.||Punchayali Yuva Krisha (U-17) Distt Tarn Taran||27 to 29-08-09||1st Position and Cash of Rs. 6000/-|
|9.||Pt Jawahar Lal Nehru Hockey Tournament (U-15) Shahbad Markanda||19 to 29-10-09||3rd Position and Cash of Rs. 32,000/- and three players awarded cash of Rs. 2000/-|
|10.||Rural League Punjab Hockey Tournament Khadur Sahib (U-14,U-15)||08 to 09-12-09||1st Position , Hockey sticks, T-shirts, Sports bags and Shoes were awarded|
|11.||Jagbir Singh Jaggi Tournament (U-14) Khusropur, Jalandhar.||24 to 28-02-10||1st Position and cash of Rs. 12,000/-|
|12.||Shri Guru Hargobind Sahib Hockey Gold Cup Butala (U-14)||21 to 23-11-10||1st Position and cash of Rs. 12,000/-, best player awarded Rs. 500/-|
|13.||M.S Boparai Hockey Tournament (U-14) Batala||25 to 27-01-11||1st Position and cash of Rs. 3100/-|
|14.||Chohla Sahib Hockey Tournament (U-14)||07 to 09-04-11||1st Position and Trophy|
|15||Su Junior National hockey Tournament, conducted by Indian Hockey federation||27/05/2011 to 08/06/2011||Six Player s participated for Punjab U-17 Sub Junior Hockey team Boys and got 1st Position gold medal their Name s are 1) Gursimran Singh (2) Jobanjit Singh (3) Navraj Singh (4) Gurpreet Singh (5) Harmandip Singh (6) Jugraj Singh|
|16||Panchayti Yuva Karida (U-14) Distt. Tarn Taran||08/07/2011||1st Position|
|17||Inter Distt. Hockey Rural League 2011/2012 (U-14)||08/07/2011 to 13/07/2011||1st Position|
|18||Inter Distt. Hockey Rural League 2011/2012 (U-14)||08/07/2011 to 13/07/2011||1st Position|
|19||Punjab School hockey Tournament2011-2012 (U-14)||27/08/2011||1st Position|
|20||Punjab School hockey Tournament2011-2012 (U-17)||27/08/2011||1st Position|
|21||Rural Punjab hockey Championship (U-16)||29/08/2011||1st Position|
|22||8th Jagbir Singh Jaggi Hockey Tournament Khusropur, Jalandhar||28/08/2011 to 02/08/2011||1st Position & Cash Prize of 21,000/-|
|23||Distt Tarn Taran School Games (U-14)||11/09/2012||1st Position|
|24||Distt Tarn Taran School Games (U-17)||11/09/2012||1st Position|
|25||58th (U-17) Punjab State School Hockey Tournament Pataila||8/10/2012 to 12/10/2012||1st & eight players selected for National Camp|
|26||30th Nehru Sub junior Hockey Tournament||18/10/2012 to 28/10/2012||4th Position|
|27||58th (U-14) Punjab State School Hockey Tournament Hoshiarpur||30/10/2012 to 3/11/2012||1st Position & Six players selected for National Camp|
|28||23rd Kamaljit Sports 2012, kotla Shaian, Batala||22/11/2012 to 24/11/2012||1st Position & trophy with Cash Prize of 40,000/-|
|29||Randhawa sports & cultural club uddo Nangal (50 Kg)||22/11/2012 to 25/11/2012||1st Position & Trophy with Cash prize of 7000/-|
|30||10th All India Maharaja Ranjit Singh Jr. Gold Cup Hockey Tournament Boys.||05/12/2012 to 10/12/2012||3rd Position|
|31||Inter Dist School Hockey Tournament 2013-14 (U-14)||25/09/2013 to 26/09/2013||3rd Position|
|32||Pt Jawahar Lal Nehru Hockey Tournament (U-15) New Delhi||18/10/2013 to 30/10/2013||4th Position|
|33||Dr. BR Ambedkar All India Inter School Hockey Tournament (U-16) Ajni (Nagpur)||24/04/2014 to 04/05/2014||1st Position & 11000/- Cash prize|
|34||13th S.N Vohra All India (U-14) hockey Gold Cup held at Chandigarh||30-08-2014 to 06-09-2014||1st Position & 45000/- Cash Prize|
|35||Rural Punjab hockey Championship (U-16)||13-09-2014 to 16-09-2014||1st Prize with Trophy|
|36||Diwali Hockey Tournament Khalsa College Amritsar||11-10-2014 to 13-10-2014||1st Position with Trophy|
|37||60th (U-14) Punjab State School Hockey Tournament Moga||13-10-2014 to 17-10-2014||1st Position with Trophy|
|38||60th (U-17) Punjab State School Hockey Tournament Amritsar||13-10-2014 to 17-10-2014||1st Position with Trophy|
|39||All India Jagbir Singh Jaggi memorial Hockey Tournament Khusropur, Jalandhar (U-17)||25-11-2014 to 29-11-2014||1st Position with Trophy & 51000/- Cash Prize|
|40||All India Jagbir Singh Jaggi memorial Hockey Tournament Khusropur, Jalandhar (U-14)||25-11-2014 to 29-11-2014||1st Position with Trophy & 21000/- Cash Prize|
|41||All India S. Balwant Singh Kapur memorial School Hockey Tournament (Jalandhar)||08-12-2014 to 14-12-2014||4th Position with 40,000/- Cash Prize|
|42||Maharaja Ranjit Singh All India Hockey Gold cup (U-19) Amritsar||15-12-2014 to 20-12-2014||2nd Position with 31000/- Cash prize|
|43||All India Surinderjit Singh Invitation Hockey gold Cup (U-17) Sangrur||19-02-2015 to 21-02-2015||1st Position with Trophy|