In Tokyo, Mirabai gained the silver, India’s first within the occasion, behind China’s Hou Zhihui in 49kg class. She nearly matched her rival within the clean and jerk class – she lifted 115 whereas the Chinese language had 116. However she was let down within the snatch the place she lifted 87 kg and Hou had a raise of 94 kg – an enormous distinction of seven kg.
To bridge the hole, Chanu’s coach has give you an plan. He desires to make a change to Mirabai’s snatch method.
“She has (Hou) a unprecedented snatch. If now we have to beat her, now we have to make some modifications in Mira’s method,” Sharma advised TOI from Patiala, The place he has already began coaching Mirabai.
“Her clear and jerk is powerful. Snatch is a way occasion. Now we have the energy, however the Chinese language lady’s method is best in snatch. That is why she may raise extra in Tokyo. Now we have to deal with the method now.”
It’s not that Mirabai’s snatch method is unhealthy or her lifts are poor. It’s simply that the Chinese language dominance in these lifts makes her efforts pale as compared.
As a rookie seven years again in Glasgow Commonwealth Video games, Mirabai, whereas competing in 48kg class, had a snatch of 75kg and 95kg in clear and jerk. Now she has a better of 88 kg in snatch, an enchancment of 13 kg, and 119 kg in clear and jerk.
“She had improved in snatch. However the issue is that her competitor’s snatch is excellent. I hope we are able to take it to 92 kg if every part goes based on plan,” Sharma stated.
When requested how large a threat it’s for a profitable athlete to alter her method whereas on the peak, the Dronacharya awardee coach admitted that it was certainly a troublesome transfer, however a secure one.
“At this stage, it’s troublesome for an Olympic medallist to alter the method. But when we do not do it, we are going to keep on the place the place we are actually. We’re doing this as a result of we really feel there isn’t any threat concerned. That is an experiment, but when we do not attempt we cannot enhance. Now we have to do that to remain on high.”
Sharma stated he has mentioned the plan with Mirabai.
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“Now we have been discussing this because the Olympics. I mentioned this with Mira and have determined to begin with small factors, step-by-step. We’ll enhance the load by 2 to three kilos. We can’t overhaul the method fully. We’ll see how issues progress.”
The coach stated Mirabai will begin with mild workload for a number of days earlier than subsequently turning her focus to the change in method.
“It has been a month because the Olympics and there are a number of worldwide competitions developing. We’ll make her prepared by doing mild train and health coaching. After that we are able to shift gears,” he stated.