The Indian team bounced back from their 1-2 loss against New Zealand with an impressive display in their third match at the Oi Hockey Stadium here.
Sports psychologists Priyanka Prabhakar and Somya Awasthi worked on the Indian women's hockey players' mental aspect.
The Indian women eked put a hard fought win over the Asian champions at the Hiroshima Hockey Stadium.
Despite being a goal down, hosts India barged into the final of FIH Series Finals by demolishing Asian Games champions Japan 7-2 at Kalinga Stadium on Friday.
India will play Korea in their next league game on Sunday before taking on hosts Malaysia (March 26), Canada (March March 27) and Poland (March 29).
India's previous outing at Sultan Azlan Shah ended with the team finishing fifth but saw some good performances by a young unit combined with a few senior players.