Junior Badminton and Coaching
Children of all ages can really benefit from playing badminton. Not only an outlet for their boundless energy, but also from the discipline of learning a sport and the social interaction of the game. At The Limpsfield Club juniors are very welcome and we teach badminton to juniors from around 8 right up to adulthood.
The Limpsfield Club's Badminton section's junior policy is to give as many juniors as possible the opportunity of playing badminton and to give the necessary opportunities and advice to those players who wish to take their game further.
We enter junior badminton teams into local leagues and juniors are encouraged to enter tournaments of a suitable standard. For more information, please speak with the Club Badminton Coach, Derek Broom on 07947 145475. Please note only club members can play in a club team.
Junior Badminton Coaching
Badminton coaching is offered (subject to court time being available) to those players who are enthusiastic and dedicated during the Saturday sessions and who are willing to work to improve their game.
The club has an excellent record of coaching juniors to county level and higher and has a positive policy of encouraging juniors through into senior club and match play. Older junior badminton members are encouraged to participate in club sessions and are also active in taking part in the club tournaments.
All of our club coaches hold relevant coaching qualifications and have undergone a sports governing body initiated CRB check.
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Junior Coach-led Club Badminton Sessions
Junior badminton club sessions are held every Saturday for most of the year and are led by Derek Broom. Players are divided into groups by standard so that games are evenly matched and are open to any player aged 8 to 18. The sessions have a high playing content rather than intensive coaching. There are mini-tournaments and a semi-competitive ladder system every week.
Saturday Badminton Groups
9.15 to 11.00am for the elite group
11.00 to 12.30pm
12.30 to 2.00pm
2.00 to 3.30pm
3.30pm to 4.45pm for the beginners group.
There is a fee of £2.00 per week and players must also become members of the club.
From time to time, due to the popularity of the Saturday junior badminton coaching sessions, we have to operate a waiting list. For further information please contact the Badminton Coach Derek Broom on 07947 145475.
Badminton is an energetic sport which requires a reasonable level of fitness. If a player has any health or fitness problems, or any medical condition, then please ensure that the coach is informed at the first session. Naturally every care is taken to ensure the safety and well-being of the players. However, as in any sport, injuries can occur and it is important that parents are aware of this.
Junior Badminton Holiday Camps
The club also runs a programme of fun and instructional badminton camps during the school holidays. Please keep an eye on the website and Badminton notice board for dates.
Please note that as a Club our junior members are most welcome, however in respect to other members and in line with our Club Byelaws:
Junior Members of the Club may not use the clubroom after 6pm in winter and 7.30pm in summer unless they are on the premises for the purpose of playing sport or when accompanied by an adult member.
Junior Members may introduce a guest only for the purpose of playing tennis, squash, badminton or table tennis.
Members who bring children to the Club must ensure that they are kept under proper control at all times and not allowed into the bar area of the clubroom when the bar is open.