Hockey in Kanpur

Hockey is India’s national game. Over the years interest for the game has built up among the young lot and professionals. Kanpur is no exception to this development as the city has produced some talented hockey players in the past years. Some coaching opportunities also exist in the city and if you wish to learn the basics of the game, you can try getting in touch with professional bodies in the city which provide one with suitable training. IIT Hockey Club and Seth Anandram Jaipuria Hockey Club are some of the best sporting clubs in the city and students and teachers alike can learn the basics of the game by being a part of these clubs.

Hockey in Kanpur

Hockey enthusiasts in general can also seek assistance from qualified coaches in these institutions and keeping with the true sportsmanship spirit, they will provide you with necessary inputs, so as to improve your hockey skills.

IIT Hockey Club in Kanpur


A prestigious educational institution of Kanpur, the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) had a dedicated hockey club. The club behind acting as a platform for hockey lovers from the region also has ample facilities for coaching. Hemant Jodha is the captain at the IIT Hockey team and has been instrumental in guiding the students of the institute for learning the basic skills of the game. The club has been organizing hockey tournaments of local and regional significance and teams from the region have been participating in the tournament over the years. Professional coaching facilities are available with the club authorities and in case you want to better your gaming skills, you can get in touch with the management of the hockey club. Though generally the facilities are reserved for members of the faculty and students of the institute, exceptions are always welcome.

IIT Hockey Club Address: Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur-208016, Uttar Pradesh

Seth Anandram Jaipuria Hockey Club Kanpur


Seth Anandram Jaipuria is a prestigious school in Kanpur. It has significant sporting infrastructure and a well maintained hockey turf is one of these. It has engaged the services of trained coaches who help the kids learn basics of the game. Hockey enthusiasts can always get in touch with school authorities which encourage young children to learn the basics of the game under the supervision of trained coaches. You can get in touch with the hockey club authorities at:

Seth Anandram Jaipuria Hockey Club: 70, Cantt, Kanpur-208004, Uttar Pradesh
Email: sajsknp@rediffmail.com
Phone no: 0512 2381619, 0512 2380146

Chhatrapati Sahu Ji Maharaj Hockey Club Kanpur


Though Kanpur does not have dedicated hockey coaching facilities in the city, yet the sporting infrastructure at various colleges is sufficient to meet the needs of hockey enthusiasts who wish to learn and improve upon their hockey skills. Chhatrapati Sahu Ji Maharaj Hockey Club has taken a lead in this regard and the club promotes the game at various levels. Important hockey events of regional and national importance have been held at the university ground where teams from all over the country have shown their gaming skills.

Adequate coaching facility is also available at the hockey club and those who wish to play a game of hockey at a professional level can get in touch with the sports department in the university. Students and professors of the university can become a part of the club on virtue of being a part of the University. Professional hockey players can also enjoy the facilities offered by the club and can learn the game skills under the watchful eyes of the coach.

For further details one can get in touch with sports department at the University at the following address: Chhatrapati Sahu Ji Maharaj University Hockey Club Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh
Email: kanpuruniverstysports@gamil.com
Phone no: 0512 2573231

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    Amar Dixit from Lucknow 286 Days ago

    I want a team for my national tournament

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