India is a country which cherishes to have archers, shooters as the jewels of the nation. The fact can be realised after seeing Indian shooters who have been clinging medals since the day; Shooting has been included as an international sport.
Taking from ace shooters like Gagan Narang, Rajyavardhan Rathore and Golden Boy Abhinav Bindra who has won Gold medal in Olympics, Indian never lacks the talent in the sport of shooting. There are other athletes like Jitu Rai, Apurvi Chandela, Heena Sidhu and other young upcoming shooters who have come up in the sport of shooting and that with international medals.
Shooting is a very tactical sport which not only requires concentration, strength, stability and most important hand-eye coordination. The sport is like a meditation which demands mental stability and physical discipline. If you really want to hone this skill as a professional, you need to get into a well-facilitated shooting range available in your city.
In order to spot out these facilities available in India, we have come up with a list that might help you to choose one of these shooting ranges nearby to your location.
Karni Singh Shooting Range
Located on the border of South Delhi region in the backdrop of Adilabad Fort near epic Tughlakabad Fort, the shooting range is the best shooting facility available in the national capital. The 72 acres stretched shooting range is divided into six sections including- 10-meter range, a 25- meter range, a 50- meter range, final range, trap, and skeet range and a new armory building with state of the art technology. Named as the world’s best shooting facility, the shooting range is being used by many Commonwealth Games Shooters. One can enroll at the shooting by paying a nominal sum of monthly fees.
Gun For Glory
Gun for Glory is yet another Olympic level of shooting range which was established in 2011 by the Gagan Narang Sports Promotion Foundation. GFG as the shooting range is abbreviated so, is located in Pune in the premises of Shiv Chhatrapati Complex. It provides a wide range of students coming from across the country. Having experienced foreign coaches in the academy, the shooting range caters a huge number of students. With an objective to produce future shooting athletes bringing medals to India, Indian bronze medalist Olympian Gagan Narang started a shooting academy in 2012 in Pune Maharashtra.
The shooting Coaching center houses several foreign land coaches, gun testing facility, a foreign Grip Maker and several other facilities. Apart from these shooting facilities, the academy also features a Sports Injury Management team, a Yoga guru and a Physiotherapist. Having its main Centre at the Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex Pune, Maharashtra, and the shooting Centre is located in 4 other cities across the country including Ahmedabad Mumbai, Hyderabad, and Jabalpur.
Guru Dronacharya Shooting Range
As the name suggests, the shooting academy has been named after the epic mythological figure of Dronacharya who is considered to the best coach in the world who have made ace warriors like Arjuna and others. The Gurugram based shooting range has 31 shooting lines which mean, the academy can accommodate a large number of shooters. One can join a 10-meter training course by paying fees of One-month membership fee.
SportzCraft Inc is a shooting academy which is affiliated to the National Rifle Association of India (NRAI), an apex body of shooting in India. A standalone shooting Sports Organisation being awarded as the Best Company Promoting Sports(PVT Sector) at the FICCI India Sports Award 2014. Having a vision of carving out new talents in the sport of shooting, polishing young and existing shooters, the SportzCraft has a lot more to deliver in the field of Indian Shooting.
An expert in providing 10Meter shooting ranges, SportzCraft has emerged as a one-stop solution provider for all shooting equipment and accessories. Backed by their expert shooting trainers, the organization cherishes to present structured training programs transforming Indian shooting aspirants into medal clinging athletes.
At present, the SportzCraft deals from two regions viz. Delhi and Mumbai.
The Maharashtra Rifle Association
One of the oldest shooting ranges in India, The Maharashtra Rifle Association was founded in the year 1969.
As in their offered facilities, the shooting range features a 10-Meter Indoor Air Weapons range, 25 Meter Range with the automated turning target system and a 50-meter range. In order to suffice the need of those shooters who want to pursue shooting earnestly as a lifetime passion, the academy offers a lifetime membership to them.
The Academy has groomed star shooters including Ashok Pandit, Bagwa and Suma Shirur.
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