No complaints as such

Australia, 1983

Film
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Episode of Series “Striving”.
Follows the training program of Karunakaran, Indian 52 kilogram class weightlifting champion, in the former palace of the Maharajah of Patiala. Looks at the crucial role of psychology in his preparation and shows the extraordinary relationship he has with his coach. Karunakaran is then shown in competition with Nick Voukelatos, a young railway worker from Sydney, at the Brisbane Commonwealth Games in 1982. Highlights the vulnerability of top sports people during performance and training and at other times. Suitable for middle and upper secondary levels.

Credits

producer/director

Nick Torrens

production company

Film Australia

Language

English

Duration

00:24:56:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

33720

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Performance standards

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Competition (Psychology)

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Sports - Physiological aspects

History → History

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Commonwealth Games (12th : 1982 : Brisbane, Qld.)

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Professional sports

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Sports

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Sports - Australia - History

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Sports - Physiological aspects

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Sports - Psychological aspects

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Weight lifting

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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