Devyani Jaipuria Sports Academy Teams Up with Shikhar Dhawan’s Da One Sports to Launch Sports Academy in Gurgaon
Shikhar Dhawan Unveiled ‘Da One Sports’ Academy in Collaboration with Devyani Jaipuria Sports Academy at DPS International on October 10, 2023. This initiative is deeply committed to cultivating exceptional training from the grassroots, providing abundant learning opportunities for students and coaches alike. The academies are dedicated to establishing a safe and supportive environment that inspires children to actively participate in outdoor activities. Employing state-of-the-art technology, this sports association will diligently oversee individual performance, track progress, and elevate skill development, ensuring a holistic approach to sports education.
Devyani Jaipuria Sports Academy, affiliated with one of India’s foremost educational networks, empowers children to emerge as leaders poised to make a positive global impact through wisdom and insight. Their pioneering educational approach blends creativity with the curriculum, inspiring students to embrace innovation and venture into uncharted territories. The academy’s educators go beyond conventional teaching roles; they are mentors, equipped to translate the institution’s vision into dynamic and engaging classroom experiences through mentorship programs.
Speaking at the event, Mr. Shikhar Dhawan expressed, “DJSA and Da One Sports Academy are coming together with a common mission—to train and provide outstanding opportunities to budding athletes. I am eagerly anticipating this partnership and the chance to deliver top-notch training to our students. We are selecting the best coaches from all across India to ensure good quality training. I feel cricket has given me so much and I want to give in my efforts and play my part towards keeping it alive”.
In reference to the collaboration, Ms. Devyani Jaipuria, Chairperson of Dharav High School and Pro-Vice Chairperson of DPS International Gurugram & DPS Jaipur, stated, “We hold a strong belief that every athlete harbors the potential for excellence and the attainment of greatness. Our mission is to provide a holistic approach to sports training, focusing not only on technical skills but also on character development, sportsmanship, and the nurturing of leadership qualities.
School director, Ms. Aditi Misra, also conveyed her enthusiasm on this occasion and remarked that this partnership would be a boon for the children. Students of DPS International and DPS Gurgaon stand to gain immensely from this collaboration.
Ms. Rima Singh, Head of School, DPS International, expressed her passion for sports, emphasizing its significance in holistic development. She mentioned, “I have a personal love for sports. It holds great importance in fostering holistic growth, as time spent on the field imparts invaluable life lessons.”
The key differential factors of Da One Sports are-
PROGRAM METHODOLOGY- Fun-filled and holistic learning environment, Usage of age-appropriate equipment, trained coaches, Exposure to competition, Technology-based teaching, skill and Fitness assessment.
IMPACTFUL LEARNING- Engaging every athlete in a learning environment in each session is the key to our success mantra. We also believe, the training, especially fitness session and mental training sessions makes a huge impact on every athlete
SESSION PURPOSE- Be it a training session or fitness, it is also important to work in smaller groups with the team to help every individual recognize their own areas of improvement and create better game plans. Our training sessions will define the purpose for every drill, every game, and more.
Together DJSA and Da One Sports aim to build a sense of belonging in every individual athlete to contribute to the team’s cause