India has a number of training centers and the Indian Athletics Training Centers operate in collaboration with the national and regional governing bodies. The centers organise different training programmes throughout the year and find out new talents in every department of Athletics. They also run some schemes that are aimed at achieving specific objectives.
Usha School of Athletics, Indian Athletic Academy, Sports Authority of India, SAI Training Centres, Athletics Federation of India and many more are concentrated in Indian states. These bodies help the young players to get proper world class training to compete in the national and international games.
Sports Authority of India and Amateur Athletics Federation of India
The Sports Authority of India (SAI) and the Amateur Athletics Federation of India (AAFI) are counted among the most important Indian Athletics Training Centers. The SAI operates 23 training centers spread all over India and the centers are of both residential and non-residential kinds. It also operates various schemes at sub-junior, junior and senior level to widen sports and develop excellence by upgrading the skills of Indian sports persons. On the other hand, the AAFI is operating many training centers that are aimed at improving the entire scenario of Indian Athletics.
Bhiwani Boxing Club, Haryana
Bhiwani Boxing Club is a creation of former Indian boxer and Sports Authority of India coach, Jagdish Singh. It is located in the state of Haryana.
Netaji Subhas National Institute of Sports, Patiala, Punjab
Netaji Subhas National Institute of Sports in Patiala is one of the biggest sports institutes in Asia. It has trained many accomplished Indian athletes who have won several laurels for the country in many international competitions such as the Commonwealth Games, Asian Games and the Olympics.
Usha School of Athletics, Kerala
Usha School of Athletics started in Kozhikode, Kerala is an organisation that is devoted to identifying the next Olympic talents from India.
Gopichand Badminton Academy, Hyderabad
Pullela Gopichand founded Gopichand Badminton Academy. He is a former badminton champion from India.
Gun For Glory
Gun For Glory is a training centre for shooters aiming to represent India at the highest level. Former international shooters Gagan Narang started it.
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