Shayamal Vallabhjee

Shayamal Vallabhjee - Photo

"Success for me has come from a love for the game, a determination to overcome adversity, and most importantly from the understanding that the road ahead will not be easy. I have always maintained that despite the innovations and technological advancements in sport, success will inevitably belong to the individual who is inspired. hard working, positive and proactive. And if he can spread this aura to his team, then they too will enjoy the sweet taste of victory"

Shayamal Vallabhjee

This is the ethos that has made Shayamal one of the most consistently successful Sports Scientists over the last decade. Having worked with the best teams and athletes in a variety of sports, he is by far one of the best examples of exemplary leadership in a high performance environment - someone who epitomizes the hard work, dedication, and discipline required to succeed on a global platform.

With over a decade of experience with elite athletes, Shayamal has a clear understanding of the critical elements needed to nurture and develop an athlete. He has helped many educational institutions develop "Long Term Athlete Development" Programs to help young athletes cope successfully with the various stages of physical development And grow an athlete in accordance with the phases of physical development in children.

Shayamal's expertise makes him a valuable consultant to any organization that feels the need to re-structure their framework for sports development. A necessity, given that an organization with a good athlete development program is an organization that has vision, and is an organization that will continue to churn out high performance athletes that is will ultimately change the moral fibre of a nation.

An example of Shayamal's "out the box" approach to athlete development can be seen in his very own franchise "Speed Kids".

Speed Kids is a foundation phase athlete development program that uses the principles of biomechanics to teach correct movement patterns in children in the age group of 4-12 years. The program focuses on the ABC'S (Agility, Balance, Coordination and Speed) of physical development in an environment that promotes growth and learning.

The "Speed Kids" Program in India has seen over 3500 children train in over 10 centers across several cities and is endorsed by the NDTV Marks for Sports initiative and many other prominent academies across India.