Odisha Govt Will launch comprehensive grassroot program for swimming collaboration with JSW Sports #OdishaForSports
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Odisha Govt Will launch comprehensive grassroot program for swimming collaboration with JSW Sports

To develop a robust culture for swimming & nurture swimmers from the State, #Odisha Govt will launch a comprehensive Grassroot Programme in collaboration with @jswsports . This initiative will ensure world-class training for swimmers.

With an aim to develop a robust culture for swimming and produce world-class swimmers from the state, JSW Sports in collaboration with the Sports and Youth Services Department today announced the launch of a comprehensive Grassroot Program scheduled to commence from 1 April.

The Grassroots Swim Program will be rolled out in eight locations, Bhubaneshwar, Sambalpur, Balangir, Boudh, Sonepur, Angul, Ganjam and Mayurbhanj under the umbrella of Odisha Government’s pact with JSW Sports to create a High-performance Centre and provide international standard coaching in the state.

Odisha Govt Will launch comprehensive grassroot program for swimming collaboration with JSW Sports #OdishaForSports
Odisha Govt Will launch comprehensive grassroot program for swimming collaboration with JSW Sports #OdishaForSports

Twenty coaches including two regional heads have been selected by JSW Sports for these eight locations. To equip these coaches with international standards of training swimmers, JSW Sports in collaboration with DSYS also conducted a 4-day intensive coaching program which concluded on Monday, March 15, at KIIT University.

The coaches’ course facilitated by Swimming Matters was conducted by Olympian and AUSTSWIM Presenter Nisha Millet who represented India at the Sydney Olympics in 2000. The course included a combination of both theoretical modules and supervised training (practical sessions). The 20 Coaches selected for the Grassroots Program, once certified, will hold the globally-recognized AUSTSWIM license to teach swimming. ANI

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