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Firstpost Masterclass: 'You need huge amount of resilience', Ish Sodhi explains spin-bowling in T20s
What's makes spinners so successful? What are the qualities and mindset required to be a good T20 spinner? What's the perfect length to bowl in T20s? New Zealand spinner Ish Sodhi explains the art of spin bowling in T20s.
Why is an archer's drawing hand more muscular than other? How many arrows does an archer shoot in a day? What is an anchor point, and why is it crucial? India's top recurve archer, Atanu Das, answers all that and more in Firstpost Masterclass
The face of fencing in India for the past few years, Bhavani Devi, took off the mesh mask to give us a glimpse behind it. In this edition of Firstpost Masterclass, she explains the nuances of the sport.
Among all the shooting events, nothing tests a shooter’s endurance, balance, and shooting skills quite like the 50m rifle 3-position event.
Firstpost Masterclass: In sailing, you are fighting against nature, former India sailor Girdhari Lal Yadav discusses sport's intricacies
Former India sailor and Arjuna awardee Girdhari Lal Yadav explains the basics and technicalities related to sailing and why it is a tussle between man and nature
Firstpost Masterclass: Only Indian on LPGA Tour, Aditi Ashok unravels physical, mental and technical side of golf
In Firstpost Masterclass, Aditi Ashok speaks about her journey, challenges of a female golfer in India, the nitty gritties of golf from mental, physical and dietary perspective, before acknowledging she hopes her career leads to a revolution for women's golf in the country.
How to switch off and switch on during a match? What do goalkeepers think during a penalty corner? How to master shoot-outs? India's ace custodian PR Sreejesh answers all these and more in the latest edition of Firstpost Masterclass.
Firstpost Masterclass: 'Everything depends on technique,' Rupinder Pal Singh deconstructs the art of drag-flicks
How players generate power for drag-flicks? What's the technique to find the desired angle? Does the grip change while trying variations? Rupinder Pal Singh explains all this and more about the art of drag-flicking.
Firstpost Masterclass: Forehand topspin to aggressive play, Kamlesh Mehta explains intricacies of table tennis
India table tennis legend Kamlesh Mehta explains the physical and mental intricacies of table tennis.
Firstpost Masterclass: Third-degree burns to high-speed spirituality, CS Santosh explains motorsports
What is off-road biking? What does a typical day at Dakar Rally look like? How to attain the perfect bike-body balance while riding at 150kmph? In this edition of Firstpost Masterclass, CS Santosh, the first Indian to complete the Dakar Rally, discusses all about high-speed motorsports.
Firstpost Masterclass: Sprinter's speed, aircraft's take-off, and mid-air jaunts, Anju Bobby George breaks down long-jump
What is long jump? What is an ideal take-off? What role does chin play in long jump? Former long-jumper and World Championships medallist Anju Bobby George explains all this and more in this Firstpost Masterclass
Lauded with Arjuna Award (2004), Padma Shri (2012) and Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna (2017), Jhajharia talks about his journey, what differentiates an able-bodied javelin thrower from a differently-abled athlete and what his training regime looks like in Firstpost Masterclass.
Firstpost Masterclass: Balance, footwork, mindset, and more, Aakash Chopra explains the technique of batting
Head position? Batting stance? Footwork? Dealing with bouncers? Former India batsman Aakash Chopra explains all this and more in this Firstpost Masterclass on batting.
Firstpost Masterclass: Dip, drift and deception, L Sivaramakrishnan deconstructs the art of leg spin
L Sivaramakrishnan demystifies the allure that surrounds legspin, explain the biomechanics that goes behind delivering a perfect leg break, and explain the mental fortitude required to ace the craft.
Firstpost Masterclass: 'Badminton is high-speed chess in motion,' Pullela Gopichand deconstructs the sport
What is the correct stance in badminton? How should you align your body to add power to your smash? How to construct a rally? Chief national coach Pullela Gopichand dwells on these and more in latest Firstpost Masterclass.
Firstpost Masterclass: Neeraj Chopra breaks down why javelin throwing is as much about strong knees and ankles as about shoulder strength
In this edition of Firstpost Masterclass, Neeraj Chopra talks about why javelin throw is not just about strength, and reveals the importance of strong knees and stronger ankles for a javelin thrower.
What transforms elite athletes into mean, high-performing machines? Ramji Srinivasan, fitness trainer of the 2011 World Cup-winning team, explains in this latest edition of Firstpost Masterclass.
Firstpost Masterclass: 'Fast bowlers are born, they cannot be manufactured in gym,' says TA Sekhar as he dissects science of pace bowling
How to bowl fast? Are fast bowlers born with something extra? What are the body mechanics involved in bowling fast? What's an ideal run-up? Former India pacer and a mentor to a host of fast bowlers, TA Sekhar, sheds light on the intricacies of the unnatural art.
Firstpost Masterclass: Legendary shuttler Jwala Gutta breaks down the technical and mental aspects of doubles badminton
Doubles is the fast and furious version of badminton where one's success also depends on one's partner. Seasoned exponent Jwala Gutta explains the technicalities of doubles badminton, and the challenges and mental aspects of her sport.
Firstpost Masterclass: Rohan Bopanna breaks down intricacies, technique behind much-loved single handed backhand
In this edition of Firstpost Masterclass, Bopanna breaks down the single handed backhand, the technique behind it, how it differs from surface to surface, the love affair that fans have with it and much more.