Rifle shooting is a fun sport. Plus, it makes one acquire strength, stamina, improves hand-eye coordination, boosts motor skills, and of course, concentration. It increases just about everything to do with your mental and physical discipline.
So, it is not surprising that shooting has been gaining tons of popularity recently. Here are some of the best shooting ranges in Delhi. Go on, pick one of them, and make the best of summer ’16:
1. Karni Singh shooting range – Suraj Kund Road, Tughlakabad
Spread over 72 acres, this shooting range is situated on the ridges of South Delhi in the backdrop of Adilabad Fort, near the historic Tughlaqabad Fort to its North and Surajkund Lake to its South West.
The Range has been divided into six parts — a 10-meter range, a 25-metre range, a 50-metre range, a final range, trap and skeet range, and a new armoury building with state-of-the-art technology. It is regarded as one of the world’s best shooting range by various Commonwealth Games shooters.
Price: Rs 3000 per range per month (approx.)
2. Guru Dronacharya Shooting Academy- Gurgaon
Guru Dronacharya Shooting Academy provides the best 10 m Air Rifle shooting training and 10 m Air Pistol shooting training at Gurgaon. They have highly experienced and able instructors and high-quality pistols, with international level facilities.
This shooting range also provides setup service of shooting ranges all over India for shooting events and business setup.
Price: Rs 4000 per month (approx.)
3. Sportzcraft.Inc – East Patel Nagar
Sportzcraft.Inc is a direct affiliate of the National Rifle Association of India (NRAI). It has a 10 m shooting range with the options of pistol shooting or rifle shooting.
These ensure that the training is provided by expert coaches certified by the NRAI. It conforms to high-quality international standards.
Price: Rs 10,000 for 3 months (basic course)
4. Topgun Shooting Academy- Kalkaji
Topgun Shooting Academy offers world class training and the most efficient coaches in the country to train the shooters and help them to achieve their potential. It also provides professional training in Olympic Shooting Sport for 10 meter Air Rifle and Air Pistol shooting ranges.
Price: Rs 1,25,000 per annum (to be paid in 4 instalments).
5. Darshan Shooting Club – Shastri Nagar
This shooting range includes rifle shooting and training. It has top class facilities and excellent faculty. The training is provided by experienced and efficient coaches who groom shooters with expertise.
Price: Rs 5000 per month (approx.)
6. Rezang La Shooting Sports Academy- CMS Complex, Gurgaon
Rezang La Shooting Sports Academy is a relatively new shooting range, having opened in 2014. However, it has been said to have an excellent faculty and ideal environment for shooting. They provide training in 10 m Air Rifle and Air Pistol.
Price: Rs 3000 to Rs 8000 (average)
Contrary to the belief that guns only cause hurt, it would be prudent to say that sometimes, guns actually end up saving your life. More practice leads to more accuracy – so, happy shooting, folks.