Battle-rope exercise, endurance training and stress management: that’s how Sergio Pagni produced world champion Indian archers

Kolkata, Aug 9 (PTI) Rigorous battle-rope exercises to build upper body muscles, endurance training and stress management were India’s recipes for securing historic three gold medals in the recent World Championships, compound archery chief coach Sergio Pagni said on Wednesday.

Pagni, a two-time World Cup Final winner Italian, was hired as chief compound archery coach in December last year. He had earlier conducted a programme for the Indian archers in the build-up to the 2018 Asian Games.

“My way of teaching archery is little more complex than others. My method is managing them in three phases — physical which means a lot of workout sessions, technical and the mental part how to manage stress and emotions,” Pagni told

Source: PTI News


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