Jugraj Singh: The Drag Flicker, Now Assistant Coach Team India

This post is dedicated to the Drag Flick specialist Assistant Coach of Team India Jugraj Singh
>> Born in 1983 to a sikh family in Punjab
>> A self coached drag-flicker who became a youth icon for Hockey followers

‘Iconic drag flicker’, ‘young face of the India hockey team’, ‘the spirit of Indian hockey and brave fighter’
Sohail Abbas saw a younger Sohail in Jugraj

Today, India’s brightest drag-flicker ‘Rupinder Pal Singh’ credits his success to Jugraj Singh, “I did not achieve this overnight. My drag flick coach Jugraj has worked hard for that. I owe my success to him.Sohail Abbas is brilliant drag flicker. He has the world record against his name but if Jugraj did not meet with an accident in 2003, he might have been the record holder.” for more about him search in Google or ask him on his Facebook page.

Here we present you the glimpse of Jugraj Singh, working with Indian National team at a national camp in Bangalore.

The Art of Drag Flicking: Lehnn Aiyyapa and Jerome Dekeyser

Lehnn Aiyyapa teaching “Basics of Drag Flicking” at Federazione Italiana Hockey (Italian Hockey Federation ), Garda (Italy)

ATH Dragflick with Jerome Dekeyser (Belgium National Team Player)

Few of Best Drag Flicks of Field Hockey

Haryana are National Champions

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Mandeep Antil (file photo)

Haryana overcame stiff Karnataka to win 2-1 in the final of the senior national hockey championship in a thrilling final  at the Aishbagh Stadium, Bhopal. Sandeep Singh converted a penalty corner in the 13th minute to take the lead for Haryana and V.R. Raghunath scored equaliser for Karnataka through drag flick in the 40th minute. Mandeep Anil struck the winner for Hayana with a brilliant reverse hit in the 52nd minute.

The Karnataka defender V.R. Raghunath went past Haryana’s Sandeep Singh as the tournament’s top scorer with 12 goals while Sandeep finished with 11, in the contest between two highly-rated drag flickers.

Prabhdeep Singh scored two goals, Baljinder Singh and Akashdeep Singh found the target once, as Punjab defeated Jharkhand 4-1 to finish third, while Bikash Toppo was the lone scorer for Jharkhand.

Final Standings and Special Prizes: Continue reading →