Nishit Dixit – Swimming(9839622566)
Coach Nishit Dixit is from Barabanki and is an ace swimming trainer. Having learned the sport efficiently by the age of 9 as a hobby he participated in various school competitions and went on to become a high board diving champion earning him several silver medals between 1994-2000. Nishit competed in all Junior and Senior level swimming competitions while his first National Level was in Bangalore in 1993. He reigned as School State Champion for 2 years. After competing at his last National level championship in 2000 Nishit got a diploma in Sports Coaching in 2005. He thereafter started coaching swimming at K.D.Singh Stadium, Lucknow and continues to do proficiently do so.
Coach Nishit says,” To be a professional swimmer, identification of the sport at an early age is necessary.” He also adds,”If a child has talent no one can stop him/her, their performance will take them to the highest peak.”
Some winning swimmers coached by Nishit are, Himanshu Tiwari – Commonwealth Games, Delhi 2010, Saurabh Sahni winning bronze medal at Junior National Bangalore and 2 silver medal at School National,Delhi, Abhishek Tewari who is a gold medallist swimmer from Rajkot and Shubham Mishra who won gold at Calcutta School National and bronze medal in Punjab.
As a coach Nishit prohibits use of mobile phones and gadgets as he asserts that it affects the overall performance of the sportsperson. He ensures his trainees have a good diet, get proper rest and enough practice.