Over forty players from Gloucestershire junior clubs and schools met for an afternoon of fun and games on Sunday the 16th of December at Bournside Sports Centre in Cheltenham. The tournament based on half court games was organised in two rounds. In Round One players of all ages played off to identify first, second, third…. place for groupings in Round Two when first place players were grouped to play off as were second, third, fourth…. A great time was had by all participants!
WHY NOT JOIN IN THE FUN IN
THE EASTER HALF COURT TOURNAMENT TO BE HELD ON SAURDAY 30TH MARCH AT
BOURNSIDE SPORTS CENTRE 1:00 – 5:00pm.
Secondary Schools Pilot Initiative
January 21, 2019 admin
Badminton Gloucestershire Community supported with funding from Badminton England is working alongside teachers in eight secondary schools within Gloucestershire to support the teaching and learning of badminton. This pilot initiative was established in response to a growth in numbers of pupils opting to take badminton as one of their GCSE PE sports. The scheme consists of a CPD workshop for participating schools followed by five in lesson support sessions with a coach working with students and PE staff.
The following schools are participating in the pilot:
It is hoped if the initiative proves successful the scheme will be made available for more schools to apply for.
£350 for Charity
January 21, 2019 admin
Every year junior players meet in tournament to raise money for charity. On Saturday 1st July 2018 over seventy players from Gloucestershire met to compete at Bournside Sports Centre in Cheltenham resulting in £350 being raised for the Scoo-B-Doo charity which supports the welfare of babies at Gloucester Royal Hospital. Congratulations and thank you to all who took part.
Badminton Gloucestershire was created in May 2012 and is the one stop shop for badminton in Gloucestershire. It is formed of three seperate organisations: BG Community, BG County and BG Performance.
Works closely with schools, coaches, volunteers and the local clubs to provide friendly competition, share good practice and introduce people to the game of badminton. Read More
Provides training and competition for junior, senior and Master’s badminton players and is the next step up from participation in school, junior and league clubs and provides a foundation for movement to the BG Performance centre. Read more
Works with gifted and talented players of all ages and levels of play. Quality coaching is delivered to allow young people the opportunity to develop their potential and reach high competitive levels. Read more