Bangalore: Olympic gold medallist Abhinav Bindra will be providing training to aspiring shooters at a two-day unique workshop starting on Monday.
The workshop is being hosted by GoSports Foundation, a non-profit initiative focusing on development of promising junior Olympic and Paralympic athletes, in association with the Abhinav Bindra Foundation.
"I was lucky enough to have had the opportunity to train under some of the finest coaches in the world and every one of my experiences with them has helped me develop into a better shooter," Bindra said in a statement.
He added: "We at the Abhinv Bindra Foundation and GoSports Foundation hope to play the role of guide and mentor to young talent and ensure that they are given every opportunity to excel whilst only having to concentrate on the most important aspect of their goal, shooting," Bindra in a statement today."
Hoping to be trained by India's only individual Olympic gold medallist, a lot of applicants got themselves registered for the programme, which was announced earlier this year.
30 of the most promising young aspirants were selected to be trained.
At the workshop, Bindra and his team of experts will address shooters on various aspects of high performance shooting and the selected participants will be led through a series of sessions tailormade by some of the country's leading experts in the field of shooting sports as well as other leading professionals from allied sports industries including fitness, nutrition, mental conditioning, among others.