PES students from BBA Sports Management were taken on a Field Visit on 16 th September 2022, which is an integrated part of the curriculum, had visited the Padukone -Dravid Centre for Sports Excellence (CSE) which is the world-class integrated Multi sports complex which is spread across 15 acres that offer Badminton, Football, Basketball, Swimming, Cricket, Tennis, Squash, and Yoga, having certified coaches to train students from a young age of 5 years to 19 years.
They believe in “To play a positive role in the lives of young athletes, by not only helping to develop their sport but also in guiding them on the basic human values which come along with it. Thereby makes the young athletes become strong individuals with great character discipline by becoming responsible citizens of our society with which they go on to contribute to the society responsibly & make a difference to the world by making it a better place to live“.
They have World-class amenities, equipment, training, guidance & nutrition to assess the students, and also a house hostel facility for dedicated students to train all 7 days with keen practice.
The entire complex is well maintained and taken care of by 30 operating staff who are assigned different roles and 45 + supporting staff to maintain the Hospitality and service. They have specialized doctors on board to heal and cure injuries of the sports persons for rehabilitation and expert Nutritionists to guide them on food and health.
In spite of such wonderful amenities, and infrastructure capable of accommodating 500+ students on campus for each session, we can find greenery in and around the complex which gives good sunlight, air and beautiful view which is of utmost importance for the Yoga Centre which is built-in for Meditation and therapy.
Students had an opportunity to explore, interact with the team, watch, learn and play. They were accompanied by 2 staff from BBA Sports Management Department.