To complement the incredible sports infrastructure at JASE,
former and current national and international level players
with an enviable track and coaching experience have been enlisted
to supplement the efforts of the regular coaches at the academy
by imparting professional training to the trainees in different
Hockey- Dhanraj- Ballal Hockey Academy, Bangalore
Dhanraj-Ballal Hockey Academy was founded by Padma
Shree Dhanraj Pillai and Arjuna Puraskar
winner Ashish Ballal, both internationals and Olympians
with over a decade of experience in playing and coaching hockey.
Young and talented players are trained in modern hockey techniques
at the academy that also doubles up as a feeder route for
Indian national hockey team. The Academy located in Bangalore
has trainees in the age group of 16 - 21 years.
Cricket - JP School of Cricket
Sri AV Jayaprakash has been associated with
cricket for over four decades. ‘JP’
as he is affectionately known has been involved with sports
as cricketer, umpire, coach and administrator. A former Indian
Test Cricketer, he represented Karnataka State for 16 years
in 69 Ranji Trophy Matches before his stint as Cricket Umpire.
Till date he has officiated in a host of Test and One Day
Internationals apart from innumerable first-class matches.
Having captained his State Ranji Cricket side on several occasions,
JP's all-round skills and his amazing knowledge of the game
of Cricket earned him special respect from his colleagues
and the rivals alike. After retiring from first-class cricket
in 1985, his long cherished dream of establishing a cricket
school was realized with the establishment of "JP School
of Cricket". Over the years, the school has grown in
Table Tennis - Match Point Table Tennis Academy
Sri GK Vishwanath is the founder of Match Point Table
Tennis Academy, Bangalore. He is a former Indian International
Table Tennis Player and a three time National Champion. He
has more than 300 Championship medals to his credit and represented
Karnataka State for 25 years besides being the captain of
the state team for over a decade.
Sri GK Vishwanath was the coach to the Indian Table Tennis
Team to China and Korea following his appointment by the Table
Basketball - Burn Basketball Academy
This is the first Basketball Academy of its kind
in India. The concept of the Academy was conceived and executed
by two experts in the game, a former basketball international,
Sri R Rajan and Sri SR Bharath,
a former state player and the Vice-President of the Karnataka
State Basketball Association.
The Academy aims at inculcating in youngsters the basics of
the game. Mr. Stan Morrison, an American
coach with whom Sri Rajan established a rapport during a visit
to the United States, has prepared its programme.
Special equipment is used for the training with former state
and international basketballers assisting in the programme.
Players from eight to 22 years of age are trained at the Academy
throughout the year.
Martial Arts- Martial Arts Trust
Sri Shihan Praveen Ranka has trained in martial
arts since 1975 and was the first to be graded Black Belt
in the state of Karnataka.
Sri Shihan has trained under several national and international
‘senseis’ and has dedicated his time to the training
and advancement of Karate-Do through the Martial Arts Trust
founded by him. He has the honor of being trained under the
late Dr. Renshi, RVT Mani, Hanshi Hisataka, Hanshi Pat Mckean,
Kyoshe Shihan Vispi Kapadia, Shihan Scoot Brown, Shihan Tewananae
Terupe, Menkyu Shastri and Sensei Hiroshi.
Kenkokan Karate style that he has specialized in is a dynamic
and fast expanding style of martial arts. The style has its
roots in the traditional and ancient forms but is structured
on modern and scientific training methods, which suits all
body types. It is a technique structured on various karate
styles but mainly draws from Shorinjiryu, Shotokan, Gosukuryu
and Gojukai. Under Sri Shihan’s guidance, over 50 000
students have been trained in Kenkokan across the country.