Elite Shooting Academy is an initiative by Rakesh Manpat, Ekalavya Awardee and the 1st National Champion for Karnataka in Sports Shooting and Rajesh Manpat, National Medalist and Award Winning Entrepreneur. Rakesh Manpat has had one of the best finishes of his career with a Gold at Netherlands Open Tournament in 2016, finishing ahead of two Olympians.
We have been mentoring some of the finest athletes in India like Apurvi Chandela Arjuna Awardee, 2016 Olympics, 2020 Olympic Quota winner and 2019 world number 1 Meghana Sajjanar World University Gold & Silver, Ranked World number 15 in her debut year, Also Karnataka’s First Women’s National Champion, Ayonika Paul, 2016 Olympian, 2014 Commonwealth Games Silver Medalist and 6 other Indian team shooters. Elite Shooting Academy was established in 2017 to promote Sports Shooting at the Grassroot level and within a year of its establishment, the athletes bagged a Gold & Bronze medal at All India KSS Inter-School Shooting Championship which is a testimony to our understanding of the sport.
Elite Shooting Academy trains kids and adults from the age of 9 and above for Competitive Shooting in 10M Air Rifle and Air Pistol events. The academy also offers Sports Shooting as a recreational activity to interested individuals.