On July 1, 2001 Army Sports Institute was established to tap vast talent pool of sportsmen serving in the Army and young talented boys (Boys Sports Company Scheme) of our country under “Mission Olympics Programme”. It is the first Sports Academy in India to change the face of sporting culture in India which is located in heart of Pune.
It is a unique, multi-disciplinary Sports Institute which imparts training in seven sports: Archery, Athletics, Boxing, Diving, Wrestling, Fencing and Weightlifting. Training is given by internationally renowned foreign & Indian coaches and qualified physical trainers. They are supported by a team of specialists in sports medicine, sports physiology, sports psychology, bio-mechanics and nutrition. ASI provides state of the art training infrastructure, equipments, accommodation, environment and Sports Sciences Centre.
Talented sports person(Boys) can enter the programme on clearing the medical and skill test under following categories.
All army sports persons recommended by MT Directorate and Mission Olympics Wing under three categories:
During the conduct of national camps at ASI, Pune all sportment part of camp are trained at ASI.