Pressure brings best out of me, claims confident Roelant Oltmans

Oltmans, who is also the High Performance manager with the Hockey India (HI) knows that his task is cut out. He also played down talks on M K Kaushik replacing Michael Nobbs as India's chief coach.

updated: July 10, 2013 19:45 IST
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New Delhi: Roelant Oltmans realises the burden of expectations he will carry as an interim coach of the national hockey team during the Asia Cup but the Dutchman is confident that adversity will bring the best out of him.

"I am there for just 6 weeks. But I am up for the challenge otherwise I wouldn't have accepted the offer. I love such situations because I love to handle pressure. It motivates me to do better," Oltmans, who will coach the team after the unceremonious exit of Michael Nobbs, told PTI in an exclusive interview.

The legendary Dutch coach said that his focus will primarily be on three things -- preparation, performance and result.

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