The Indian women's hockey team recently secured their second Asian Champions Trophy title, overcoming defending champions, Japan.

The team had faced criticism following their loss to China in the semi-final of the Asian Games. However, they made a remarkable comeback.

Their first Asian championship title came in 2016 in Singapore, where they defeated China. This recent win marks their second title.

Key players like Sangita Kumari and Vandana Kataria have been instrumental in the team's success.

The team's next challenge is the 2024 Paris Olympics qualifier, which will be held in Ranchi in January.

In preparation for this, Hockey India has added a mental conditioning coach to the support staff of the Indian women's team.

The Indian women's hockey team has made significant strides in world hockey, but the big leap is yet to be seen. These champions are gearing up for just that.