The cricketing world is full of glamour. It has a very high popularity in India. People join from clubs to coaching classes to become professional cricketers. However, when it comes to career in the world of cricket, there is one option where entry can be made without a game. We're talking about physio. The person holding this post receives a package of crores. Let us know what to do to become a physio.
What does it take to become a physiotherapist?
In terms of physiotherapist or shortform, to become a physio, one has to focus from 12th. 12th should pass in science stream from any recognized institution or board. Thereafter, students can do a two-year diploma in physiotherapy sector. In addition, bachelor's degree in physiotherapy and Masters degree in related specialization sit also exist.
What does it take to become a physio in the world of cricket?
It doesn't have to do much. It requires experience. If we talk about BCCI, when required, applications are invited. It seeks a long experience. Then, there is a meeting of the Working Committee. There is an interview and then one is selected for the post. Interested candidates can start it as a physio in a cricket club or any other sport. Because when BCCI appointed Evan Speechly as physio, he also had a lot of experience in the rugby team. Nowadays, IPL team and even professional players choose private physios.
Where else do you get a job other than cricket?
The need for physiotherapists is not only in the field of cricket or sports. There is also a big opportunity in government jobs. The post of physiotherapist in any Government hospital or institution or any organization concerned is appointed at group 'C' level. It consists of four different departments - orthopedics, neuro, cardio and physio. Applications are also invited for the same. Written examination is conducted and selected.