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The purpose of this study was two-fold: first, to evaluate the static balance of Indian elite male shooters and, second, to search the correlation of it with selected anthropometric characteristics. To serve this purpose, a total of ten anthropometric characteristics:height, weight, BMI, biceps skinfold, triceps skinfold, upper arm circumference in contraction and relaxation, percent body fat, percent lean body mass, dominant right handgrip strength; and two performance tests: standing balance test and stork balance test were measured on 47 Indian elite male shooters aged 20-25 years recruited from Dr. Karni Singh Shooting Range, Delhi, India. An adequate number of controls (n = 49) were also taken from the same place for comparison. As to results, a one way ANOVA indicated significant differences (p≤.020-.001) between shooters and their control counterparts in triceps skinfold, dominant right handgrip strength and standing balance test. Further, Bonferroni post-hoc test indicated significant differences (p≤.001) between pistol shooters and controls in triceps skinfold, between rifle shooters and controls (p≤.006) in handgrip strength and between pistol shooters and controls (p≤.020) in standing balance test. In Indian elite shooters, standing balance test had no significant correlations with any of the anthropometric characteristics studied, however,stork balance test was found to have a strong association with shooting. Nonetheless, dominant right handgrip strength had significantly positive correlations (p≤.05-.01) with height, weight and upper arm circumference in contraction. Amongst the anthropometric variables, significantly positive correlations (p≤.01) were found in a majority of the cases. It may be concluded from the present study that the stork balance test has a strong correlation with shooting abilities.