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Empowering our girl-players by imparting skills


We are fairly successful in bringing girls of age group 10-12 from class rooms to sporting fields. In the last years despite COVID-19 infused breaks, we now have about 240 kids in our rolls, to train, mould and create a future for them. 

Sports development is an integrated program. Education, skills, recreation and other vital parameters need to be combined in adequate measure so that sports is not developed at the cost sports or vice versa. 

These girls that we brought ...

OTHL wins its first-ever Pre-Nehru Cup, and the success lies in the detail


An OTHL  promoted Under-15 school hockey team have made a landmark victory in a State level prestigious tournament this week.  

What a Day it was for the schools hockey promotion organization like us. Government Boys Senior Secondary School, Sultanpur (New Delhi)'s  hockey team, which we started 6 years ago, made the OTHL and Delhi hockey fraternity proud. They won their first Pre-Nehru Cup; the importance lies in the history of the competition.  <...

Girls getting ready for the competitive season with focus on fitness.


Summer months of April-June is normally feeder season for the One Thousand Hockey Legs. We enroll new boys and girls from schools and give intense in-house and turf training in the spell. These kids have summer vacation in June-July serves ideal for us to synergize sports and education, not at the cost of one on the other.

One Thousand Hockey Legs was fairly successful in enrolling about 300 to 350 kids in the running season. We have added new schools like Begumpur & Dakshinpur...



Delhi based Dutt family adds a new vista to the highly acclaimed One Thousand Hockey Legs, our flagship program to promote our beloved sport by combining the sport with career promotion. Dutt family, which is an adorably huge and humble, will take care of six high potential OTHL kids  on long term basis.

Surjo Dutt, the brain behind the novel step that fills one of the biggest vacuum that exists in the OTHL's efforts to fulfil its huge objectives, explains: "I am ...

Third Annual Fund Raising campaign starts


OTHL applied for public donation to run its various program for the first time in 2019, that is, 10 years after  inception. The program of Raising Fund was named 'I Support OTHL' .  The idea is to collect all supporters, well wishers and promoters under one umbrella, engage them in various activities, provide them with all info about daily activities and progress. Of course, request them for annual contribution.  These members are invited to join a WhatsApp ground in th...

Bajaj Allianz General Insurance launches ‘#Care4Hockey’ Campaign


Its a game changer for the 13-year old OTHL. India's leading Insurer Bajaj Allianz General Insurance with hockey mascot Rani as its face, will  launch  ‘#Care4Hockey’ campaign. OTHL will be the engine room of the campaign with its grassroot firmament and appeal. The thought behind this campaign is to elevate field Hockey’s recognition in our country and showcase how supporting a person to attain their goals can enable them to make a difference in the socie...

OTHL discusses Road Map for next phase of activities


With the general situation improving, we have started our field activities in a full pledged way. Canvassing for new school enrolments, inducting new players and coaches, getting for them play ground etc are in full swing.  

As we step out to field, we fondly recollect that we have run our program successfully for more than a decade. We did a lot, we beniitted many, faced challenges and  made our own mark.

However,  we need to redefine our path keeping the exer...

Our Girls' hockey program grows steadily


We are back from online classes to ground. Delhi government has recently announced the starting of schools with certain conditions and protocals.  One salient features of the reopening is that grounds have been opened for sports and games. 

The biggest beneficiary are our new teams we started last year but got stuck up midway due to second Covid wave. In particular, our girls hockey teams which we started in the east and westen parts of Delhi and other areas suffered setback i...

We move on with many ONLINE Classes


We had to stop all our hockey activities midway through March due to COVID-19 second wave. It was painful. We were worried -- still are  -- how badly the emerging situation affect over all well being our stakeholder familys. We have recently published an article in the site covering our baseline survey. It showed inter alia the distance we have to cover to uplift these families to a decent living conditions. 

The Pandemic made our task tougher and sterner.   &nb...

Developing sustained passion for Hockey by introduction of Hockey to pre and early teenaged children and simultaneously promoting playing sport as a culture and tradition, thereby contributing to develop a sports loving society.

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