Join us for the Book launch of "Shuttler's Flick" by Pullela Gopichand's philosophy as a coach.November 12, 2021
ISB | Hyderabad
On Ground 599 /- Online 1599 /-
Shuttler's Flick is an intimate account of Pullela Gopichand’s life which looks at the man behind the medals, his triumphs, and tribulations. It is not just a sports biography but also a book about leadership, life lessons, spirituality, and Pullela Gopichand’s philosophy as a coach.
Pullela Gopichand Bio
Pullela Gopichand is a former Indian badminton player and presently the Chief National Coach for the Indian Badminton team. In 2008 he founded the Pullela Gopichand Badminton Academy where he trained the likes of Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu, Parupalli Kashyap and Srikanth Kidambi. He has served as the official Indian Olympic Badminton Team Coach at the 2016 Rio Olympics and 2021 Tokyo Olympics. Gopichand is married to former Olympian PVV Lakshmi and they have two children, Gayathri and Sai Vishnu. He has been awarded the Padma Shri, Padma Bhushan, Arjuna, Dronacharya, Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna and Rashtriya Khel Protsaha awards.
Priya Kumar Bio
Priya Kumar is an Indian writer, motivational speaker and firewalk instructor with over 26 years of corporate training experience. She has worked with over 2000 multi-national corporates across 47 countries and is the author of 15 inspirational books. Priya’s work has been featured extensively in the media and she has been a guest on several businesses, entertainment and reality shows. Her book License to Live was nominated for Vodafone Crossword Book Award in 2010. In 2019, her novel I Will Go with You was adapted into the web television series The Final Call.