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How to Play Cricket Beginners Guide

A detailed explanation of how to play Cricket. Learn the basics of the game and try it out with your friends or family.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
3
Min Read
Wheelchair Basketball: An Initiative by the Association of People with Disability (APD)

When APD started, its mission was to meet the diverse needs of the disabled over their lifetime. The organization evolved to meet unaddressed needs.

Mr. Nishad Kassim
October 5, 2021
3
Min Read
Football Dribbling - Types of Dribbling in Football - Decathlon

Find out different types of football dribbling techniques, how to implement them into your game, and why they are important.

Decathlon
November 4, 2019
6
Min Read
Top 5 Benefits Of Playing Football

Learn about the health benefits of playing football. We'll also take a look at the different types of equipment needed to get started and how you can improve your game.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
4
Min Read
Cricket Batting Techniques and Tips - Blog Decathlon

Learn how to bat like a pro with these cricket batting tips and techniques. Practice every day, focus on good form, and use the right equipment to become a competent batsman in no time!

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
3
Min Read
Decathlon X NBA Collection- Choose Your Basketball Shoes

The greatest basketball league in the world has partnered with the largest sports retailer in the world. Decathlon has become an official licensee of the NBA. Here's a look at the shoes in store for you in our Decathlon stores and website with the NBA X Tarmak collection.

Siddarth Sharma
August 10, 2021
7
Min Read
7 Popular Football Academies in Bangalore

Looking for the best Football training academies in Bangalore? Find here the complete list of top-rated football coaching in Bangalore. Karnataka State Football Association, Bhaichung Bhutia Football School, Bengaluru Soccer School and more.

Decathlon
February 13, 2020
4
Min Read
Football : An Open Letter to this beautiful game

My name is Kevin Sunny and I am writing this letter to you tonight as a 27-year-old football fanatic sitting in a dimly lit corner of my room in Kerala where the game is second to none. I truly consider it an honor to pen this letter as a representative of a large community who is blessed to play and watch this beautiful game and I hope it shows justice to your importance in our lives.

July 21, 2021
5
Min Read
10 Ways A Beginner Can Become A Better Basketball Player

Do you want to be an expert 3-point shooter as a Shooting Guard? Would you rather be a playmaking point Guard who acts as an extension of the coach on the floor? Or how about alow post Center who gobbles up rebounds and protects the paint on defence? Whatever position you may play in basketball, there are some common points one should pay attention to become a better basketball player. 

Siddarth Sharma
May 17, 2021
8
Min Read
5 Skills To Help You Become A Better Point Guard

Point guards need a host of skills, playmaking, shooting, dribbling, the list goes on. Along with those basic basketball skills and physical attributes, here are some other skills that will help you become a better point guard.

Siddarth Sharma
May 20, 2021
6
Min Read
How to Choose Your Hockey Stick

The stick that suits you is the one that has the right combination of size, materials, bow, weight and balance.

Decathlon
May 17, 2021
2
Min Read
How To Choose Your Sole Type

Football can be played anywhere but is that the case anymore? One day you are playing on a mud ground and the next day, you could be playing on a beautiful grass ground. To have a great game, you need to find the right football shoes for your feet for you to be at your best. Let us help you choose the right one for you!

Anuvindh Suresh
May 13, 2021
5
Min Read
Cricket Equipment Essentials That All Cricket Fans Should Know About

Find out in our blog for the checklist of all cricket equipment essentials that all cricket fans should be aware of.

Decathlon
March 31, 2021
3
Min Read
For the Love of Basketball – Siddarth Sharma

Backyards tell stories of basketball hoops attached above garage doors. Of passing down the love for the game from fathers to sons.

Siddarth Sharma
April 4, 2021
13
Min Read
Best Cricket Fielding Techniques & Important Positions Chart - Blog Decathlon

In Cricket, knowing the field techniques is very important to stop the ball and limit the no. of runs scored. Read more about how to field and various fielding positions for your next cricket match.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
3
Min Read
Wicket Keeping In Cricket - Get your Basics Right

Here's everything you need to know about wicket keeper in cricket- wicket keeper position, rules to follow in wicket keeping and more.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
2
Min Read
List of Important Cricket Equipment that you Should have

We've created a checklist for you with everything that you need to play cricket on a regular basis and on a more serious level if you're planning to take your game to the pitch out of the Galli.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
3
Min Read
Cricket Rules the Roost of Indian Households

In an average Indian household, cricket rules the roost! Going by the cliché, we really do eat, breathe, sleep and downright marinate in cricket!

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
3
Min Read
Cricket - Are You a Player or a Spectator?

If you were a cricket player and have given up on playing now, you can take it up again and start your favorite sport. It’s never too late.

Amarabati Sen
May 20, 2019
2
Min Read
10 Reasons Why Football Is The Best Sport (Worldwide)

Football is a Universal Sport. It goes beyond divisions like race, language, age, gender etc. If It were up to me, I'd declare it the best sport on the planet without a thought.

Anuvindh Suresh
May 20, 2019
4
Min Read
Wheelchair Basketball: An Initiative by the Association of People with Disability (APD)

When APD started, its mission was to meet the diverse needs of the disabled over their lifetime. The organization evolved to meet unaddressed needs.

Mr. Nishad Kassim
October 5, 2021
3
Min Read
Football : An Open Letter to this beautiful game

My name is Kevin Sunny and I am writing this letter to you tonight as a 27-year-old football fanatic sitting in a dimly lit corner of my room in Kerala where the game is second to none. I truly consider it an honor to pen this letter as a representative of a large community who is blessed to play and watch this beautiful game and I hope it shows justice to your importance in our lives.

July 21, 2021
5
Min Read
For the Love of Basketball – Siddarth Sharma

Backyards tell stories of basketball hoops attached above garage doors. Of passing down the love for the game from fathers to sons.

Siddarth Sharma
April 4, 2021
13
Min Read
Cricket Rules the Roost of Indian Households

In an average Indian household, cricket rules the roost! Going by the cliché, we really do eat, breathe, sleep and downright marinate in cricket!

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
3
Min Read
Cricket - Are You a Player or a Spectator?

If you were a cricket player and have given up on playing now, you can take it up again and start your favorite sport. It’s never too late.

Amarabati Sen
May 20, 2019
2
Min Read
10 Reasons Why Football Is The Best Sport (Worldwide)

Football is a Universal Sport. It goes beyond divisions like race, language, age, gender etc. If It were up to me, I'd declare it the best sport on the planet without a thought.

Anuvindh Suresh
May 20, 2019
4
Min Read
Argentina : Heart of a Leo - Blog Decathlon

In my opinion, Football makes you realise that you can’t win or reach your goals unless you work as a team. Here, is an article on how Argentina proves to work as a team.

Anuvindh Suresh
May 20, 2019
3
Min Read
Brazil - the Samba Boys

Some people think football is a matter of life and death. I assure you, it's much more serious than that.

Allen Jose
May 20, 2019
4
Min Read
Women's Football - Vijaya K - All for the love of the gam

I am happy and content. Thanks to football I made some great memories and best friends for life.

Decathlon
October 28, 2019
2
Min Read
Women's Football - Jothika Roshan on Playing since 14

When I was a 14-years old I started playing in school, but after joining college, at the age of 17, I started training.

Decathlon
October 28, 2019
1
Min Read
Tanvie Hans - Up-close and Personal

The women’s game has run and survived for all these years predominantly on passion and passion alone

Tanvie Hans
October 29, 2019
8
Min Read
Women's Football - Riddhi Ramesh - From playing Football to building a Turf

I was always a tomboy in my younger days where I used to play all the sports that all my guy friends played and that’s how I got introduced to football.

Riddhi Ramesh
October 30, 2019
2
Min Read
Nihal Singh - Basketball is Indeed Life

Whenever I hear that swish sound of basketball going through the net, it takes me to my happy place. That sound gives me confidence, the more I hear it, the better I play and the more my confidence grows.

Nihal Singh
November 25, 2020
2
Min Read
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Football Skills and Techniques - Blog Decathlon

Here's a list of football skills and techniques to help you master the beautiful game.

Decathlon
September 26, 2019
8
Min Read
How to Play Cricket Beginners Guide

A detailed explanation of how to play Cricket. Learn the basics of the game and try it out with your friends or family.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
3
Min Read
Football Dribbling - Types of Dribbling in Football - Decathlon

Find out different types of football dribbling techniques, how to implement them into your game, and why they are important.

Decathlon
November 4, 2019
6
Min Read
Cricket Batting Techniques and Tips - Blog Decathlon

Learn how to bat like a pro with these cricket batting tips and techniques. Practice every day, focus on good form, and use the right equipment to become a competent batsman in no time!

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
3
Min Read
10 Ways A Beginner Can Become A Better Basketball Player

Do you want to be an expert 3-point shooter as a Shooting Guard? Would you rather be a playmaking point Guard who acts as an extension of the coach on the floor? Or how about alow post Center who gobbles up rebounds and protects the paint on defence? Whatever position you may play in basketball, there are some common points one should pay attention to become a better basketball player. 

Siddarth Sharma
May 17, 2021
8
Min Read
5 Skills To Help You Become A Better Point Guard

Point guards need a host of skills, playmaking, shooting, dribbling, the list goes on. Along with those basic basketball skills and physical attributes, here are some other skills that will help you become a better point guard.

Siddarth Sharma
May 20, 2021
6
Min Read
Best Cricket Fielding Techniques & Important Positions Chart - Blog Decathlon

In Cricket, knowing the field techniques is very important to stop the ball and limit the no. of runs scored. Read more about how to field and various fielding positions for your next cricket match.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
3
Min Read
Wicket Keeping In Cricket - Get your Basics Right

Here's everything you need to know about wicket keeper in cricket- wicket keeper position, rules to follow in wicket keeping and more.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
2
Min Read
Defenses In Football: The Best Defensive Formation To Use

As a defender with the typical defender's build, what's the best way to stop a small, quick, explosive, dribbling striker? And how do you do it without resorting to dirty tactics like the notorious throat/neck tackle?

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
4
Min Read
Soccer Drills - 15 Effective Soccer Drills for Adults - Decathlon

These top 15 soccer drills will stimulate, excite, and challenge players to take their game to the next level. Get to know these drills.

Decathlon
September 26, 2019
9
Min Read
Cricket Batting Techniques and Tips - Advanced Cricketing Shots Explained

If you've already read about the basic batting techniques, here's a continuation of article 1 with more complex details of different types of shots.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
4
Min Read
Learn How To Bowl - Cricket Bowling Tips & Techniques

Bowling is throwing the ball towards the wicket guarded by a batsman. To know how to bowl, Check out some cricket bowling techniques at Blog Decathlon. Best Bowling Tips!

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
2
Min Read
Jump Shots and Three-Pointers

Want to improve your aim and distance in basketball? Check out our tips for transforming your 3-pointers and jump shots into a swish!

Decathlon
September 26, 2019
5
Min Read
Basketball: Find your position

Are you looking for your position on a basketball team? We'll explain how to find your position based on your size and style of play.

Decathlon
September 26, 2019
7
Min Read
Discover Basketball: Agility and Teamwork on all Courts

What rules must be followed when starting out? What equipment should a beginner use? We here offer an introduction of the fundamentals so that you can get started with an understanding of your own physical characteristics and capabilities. If you are looking for an inside winter sport or if the sound of a ball bouncing on concrete in the spring calls your name, you may have a blossoming passion for basketball!

Decathlon
September 26, 2019
4
Min Read
Basketball - 9 Exercises And Stretches To Help Increase Your Vertical Jump

Jumping in basketball is a pivotal skill and ability that can give you an upper hand in the game when it comes to rebounds, layups, and shot-blocking.

Aryan Chaudhury
September 26, 2019
3
Min Read
5 Moves To Make You An Unstoppable Scorer

When it comes to basketball, scoring trumps all facets of basketball as the most important component of a player’s skillset!

Aryan Chaudhury
September 26, 2019
7
Min Read
Cricket: Is your Child Training the Right Way?

Here are Important warm up exercises and training routines for any junior cricket to practice

Decathlon
February 21, 2020
2
Min Read
Warm-Up Exercises and Training Routines for Junior Cricketers

Strength and conditioning are two essential parameters crucial for long-term success in cricket.

Decathlon
March 6, 2020
2
Min Read
Top 5 Yoga Asanas For Cricketers

Looking a yoga for cricket players? Here're the top 5 Yoga asanas for cricketers that will help to build core strength & improve performance in the game. Read More!

Arun Gupta
April 15, 2020
2
Min Read
Decathlon X NBA Collection- Choose Your Basketball Shoes

The greatest basketball league in the world has partnered with the largest sports retailer in the world. Decathlon has become an official licensee of the NBA. Here's a look at the shoes in store for you in our Decathlon stores and website with the NBA X Tarmak collection.

Siddarth Sharma
August 10, 2021
7
Min Read
How to Choose Your Hockey Stick

The stick that suits you is the one that has the right combination of size, materials, bow, weight and balance.

Decathlon
May 17, 2021
2
Min Read
How To Choose Your Sole Type

Football can be played anywhere but is that the case anymore? One day you are playing on a mud ground and the next day, you could be playing on a beautiful grass ground. To have a great game, you need to find the right football shoes for your feet for you to be at your best. Let us help you choose the right one for you!

Anuvindh Suresh
May 13, 2021
5
Min Read
Cricket Equipment Essentials That All Cricket Fans Should Know About

Find out in our blog for the checklist of all cricket equipment essentials that all cricket fans should be aware of.

Decathlon
March 31, 2021
3
Min Read
List of Important Cricket Equipment that you Should have

We've created a checklist for you with everything that you need to play cricket on a regular basis and on a more serious level if you're planning to take your game to the pitch out of the Galli.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
3
Min Read
How to Choose Your Teamsports Bag?

Check our expert advice on how to choose your teamsports bag!

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
3
Min Read
How to Choose Your Football Shoes (Buyer's Guide)

When playing Football, it's essential to wear right pair of boots suitable for the surface you're playing on. Check out our advice on how to choose your Football Shoes.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
3
Min Read
How To Choose Your Football Goal?

Want to choose a football goal? Here's the guide to football goals that will explain the key differences in football goals & help you choose the right goals for you

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
2
Min Read
How To Choose The Best Football (Buyer's Guide) - Blog Decathlon

It is essential to choose the right football based on how you play.. Here is an article which lists all the reasons to help you to choose the best football.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
4
Min Read
How to Choose Your Goalkeeper Gloves?

If you're a goalkeeper, gloves are an essential part of your kit from casual to league play. Check our expert advice on how to choose your Goalkeeper Gloves.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
3
Min Read
How to Choose Your Football Shin Pads Like A Pro

In football, your shins and ankles are put under severe strain. They need to be protected against knocks and impacts. Know more on the full range of products for your protection areas & support.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
2
Min Read
Football - The Essential Kit

What I would like to tell you instead is a bit more about the kit that might be useful to you before you start a football career.

Anuvindh Suresh
May 20, 2019
4
Min Read
What Knee Brace Is Right For You ?

Tips To Choose The Right Knee Brace You Needed

Decathlon
September 26, 2019
4
Min Read
Basketball: All you Need to Know About Baskets

How to find a basketball hoop to make baskets? Check out our tips and explanations about hoops and baskets.

Decathlon
September 26, 2019
4
Min Read
A Guide To Choose Your Basketball Basket & Backboard

Want to select a basketball basket & backboard? Check out our guide to choose the best basketball basket & backboard for your goal-setter basketball hoop. Must Read!

Decathlon
September 26, 2019
6
Min Read
5 Football Products You Will Only Find at a Decathlon Store

Today, we'll take you through our list of unique football products that we're proud of. You'll find some unbelievable prices, some interesting innovations, and some really cool revelations.

Anuvindh Suresh
September 26, 2019
4
Min Read
How To Help My Child Choose Their Football Boots?

It is not always easy for a parent to help his child choose a pair of football boots, especially when you are not a footballer yourself!

Anuvindh Suresh
September 26, 2019
3
Min Read
How To Choose Your Basketball Shoes (Buyer's Guide)

Basketball is a game centered around speed, hops, agility, and flashy moves which are only possible with the perfect pair of basketball shoes!

Aryan Chaudhury
September 26, 2019
5
Min Read
Football Size Chart, Standard Football Ball Sizes | Blog Decathlon

This article will help you to determine the right size of a football for you based on ball circumference, weight and player’s age.

Decathlon
October 28, 2019
4
Min Read
How To Choose The Best Leather Ball Bat For Your Child?

A good cricket bat is a major investment for any child aspiring to be a cricketer. With the right bat by your child's side, they have won half the battle!

Decathlon
December 27, 2019
3
Min Read
Top 5 Benefits Of Playing Football

Learn about the health benefits of playing football. We'll also take a look at the different types of equipment needed to get started and how you can improve your game.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
4
Min Read
7 Popular Football Academies in Bangalore

Looking for the best Football training academies in Bangalore? Find here the complete list of top-rated football coaching in Bangalore. Karnataka State Football Association, Bhaichung Bhutia Football School, Bengaluru Soccer School and more.

Decathlon
February 13, 2020
4
Min Read
10 Ways A Beginner Can Become A Better Basketball Player

Do you want to be an expert 3-point shooter as a Shooting Guard? Would you rather be a playmaking point Guard who acts as an extension of the coach on the floor? Or how about alow post Center who gobbles up rebounds and protects the paint on defence? Whatever position you may play in basketball, there are some common points one should pay attention to become a better basketball player. 

Siddarth Sharma
May 17, 2021
8
Min Read
5 Skills To Help You Become A Better Point Guard

Point guards need a host of skills, playmaking, shooting, dribbling, the list goes on. Along with those basic basketball skills and physical attributes, here are some other skills that will help you become a better point guard.

Siddarth Sharma
May 20, 2021
6
Min Read
Basketball Quick Guide: For All Terrains

Our guide on basketball is designed to help you practice everywhere at any age.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
4
Min Read
Football Injury: How To Overcome And Make A Comeback

When an injury strikes, don't think, just act: use ice, heat, a strap; the first minutes are crucial.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
3
Min Read
Tarmak: Here's what you need to Know About our New Basketball Brand

Tarmak is Decathlon's latest basketball brand. Whether it's the court, the playground or even your home, Tarmak makes the pleasure of the game possible and accessible

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
3
Min Read
Basketball: 5 Ways You Can Be More Effective

Any basketball player worth his salt will tell you learning the fundamentals and actually implementing them on court are 2 very different things!

Abhishek Ramachandran
May 20, 2019
5
Min Read
3 Basketball Tips for Short Players

Being tall does give you some inherent advantages on the basketball court! Having said that, if you find yourself vertically challenged, should you continue playing? My answer is yes.

Abhishek Ramachandran
May 20, 2019
5
Min Read
3 Ways for a Parent to Support the Youth Goalkeeper

Kids often want to become a goalie from a very young age. Here's some advice on how to best motivate and encourage your child through their goalkeeping journey.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
3
Min Read
An Expert's Quick Guide For Football Veterans

Are you a footballer approaching 35 with absolutely no desire to quit football? Then this advice is for you! You may not yet be aware but you're now entering the world of veterans.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
4
Min Read
Wingers - Where to Position Yourself?

As a winger, you've probably heard your coach scream "get up, get up," or "go take him on!" Let's take a look at the qualities & attributes needed for this 11-a-side position.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
3
Min Read
Discover Football

Are you looking for a team sport that you can start wherever you want, with whoever you want? Then football is just what you need!

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
5
Min Read
Football for Juniors - More than a Sport

Football is, without a doubt, the most popular sport in the world. But why so much enthusiasm for a ball?

Anuvindh Suresh
May 20, 2019
4
Min Read
Football: How to Take Care of Your Feet?

For any footballer, it is essential to pay particular attention to a part of his body ... feet.

Anuvindh Suresh
May 20, 2019
4
Min Read
How can Futsal help your Child?

Your child wants to play futsal, and you wonder if he will be able to adapt to this sport?

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
4
Min Read
Football - The Essential Kit

What I would like to tell you instead is a bit more about the kit that might be useful to you before you start a football career.

Anuvindh Suresh
May 20, 2019
4
Min Read
Cricket- Everything You Need to Know About This Sport

This article will give you a basic understanding of the game of Cricket with information about its origin, how to play, the rules, benefits etc.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
3
Min Read
Gain Strength for Basketball!

Do you want to gain strength to improve your basketball game? Looking for a way to warm up your muscles before a game? Check out our weight training exercises.

Decathlon
September 26, 2019
4
Min Read
Returning to Basketball: 3 Tips from a Coach

Getting ready to return to basketball? To do your best, check out our tips from a basketball coach!

Decathlon
September 26, 2019
7
Min Read

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