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  • National Indoor Arena Academy Cell Launch

    19/01/2017 National Indoor Arena Academy Cell Launch

    Badminton Ireland will be relaunching the Blanchardstown academy cell in its new location in the National Indoor Arena on the National Sports Campus on Tuesday the 7th of February.

    The cell will be led by Badminton Ireland Level 2 coach Gerard Loh, BWF Level 1 coach Craig McCourtney, three-time Irish Olympian Chloe Magee and will be overseen by Badminton Ireland Academy manager Daniel Magee.

     

    On Tuesday the 7th of February players from 10-13 years of age are invited to attend a trial day. There will be limited places on offer as there are already spaces allocated to the existing Blanchardstown cell players.

     

    To put your name forward for the trial please contact coaching@badmintonireland.com 

    For further information on the Academy system please click on the following link.

  • Places still available on Shuttle Time course in Oranmore

    09/01/2017 Places still available on Shuttle Time course in Oranmore

    There are places still available on the Shuttle Time course in Oranmore Badminton Club this Sunday the 15th of January. The Shuttle Time course is aimed towards teachers and new coaches looking to improve their basic knowledge of the game or be able to teach badminton in their school or club. The course is free for teachers to attend as long as the school is affiliated to Badminton Ireland. Schools can send up to three teacher's free of charge on the course. The course is €55 euro for affiliated Badminton Ireland members and €68 euro for non-affiliated members.

    The course is running from 10am-4pm in Oranmore Badminton Club this Sunday. If you are interested in attending please email coaching@badmintonireland.com or phone the office on (01) 839 3028 asap.

    For more information on Shuttle Time click on this link.

    For other course running this year click on this link to our calendar.

  • Shuttle Time Courses in Ulster (2017)

    28/11/2016 Shuttle Time Courses in Ulster (2017)

    Badminton Ireland will be hosting a number of Shuttle Time courses in Ulster in 2017. Below are the first courses that are scheduled and the dates, times and places they are taking place.

    Saturday 28/01/17 - Avoniel Leisure Centre, Belfast. 10am-4pm

    Sunday 26/02/17 - Omagh Leisure Centre. 10am-4pm

    Saturday 11/03/17 - Peace Link Centre, Monaghan. 11am - 5pm

    Saturday 18/03/17 - Foyle Arena, Londonderry. 10am-4pm

    If you are interesting in taking one of these courses or any of our other Shuttle Time course email coaching@badmintonireland.com

    The prices for the Shuttle Time course are as follows (Payment must be made before attending:

    Teachers: Free of charge (Up to three per affiliated school).

    Affiliated members: €55/£47

    Non-Affiliated members: €68/£58

    Click here for a link to our coaching calendar.

  • Is Your Club Coach Licensed?

    24/10/2016 Is Your Club Coach Licensed?

    With the new season well under way, its time to ensure that your club coach is a fully licensed Badminton Ireland Coach meeting all the legal requirements.Read more to find out if your club coach has a licence.....

     

     

     

  • *Book now* Upcoming Shuttle Time in County Offaly

    10/10/2016 *Book now* Upcoming Shuttle Time in County Offaly

    The remaining Shuttle Time Courses for 2016 are filling quickly! Reserve your spot now to avoid disappointment.Read more to find your nearest course...

     

     

     

     

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Places still available on Shuttle Time course in Oranmore

There are places still available on the Shuttle Time course in Oranmore Badminton Club this Sunday the 15th of January. The Shuttle Time course is aimed towards teachers and new coaches looking to improve their basic knowledge of the game or be able to teach badminton in their school or club. The course is free for teachers to attend as long as the school is affiliated to Badminton Ireland. Schools can send up to three teacher's free of charge on the course. The course is €55 euro for affiliated Badminton Ireland members and €68 euro for non-affiliated members.

The course is running from 10am-4pm in Oranmore Badminton Club this Sunday. If you are interested in attending please email coaching@badmintonireland.com or phone the office on (01) 839 3028 asap.

For more information on Shuttle Time click on this link.

For other course running this year click on this link to our calendar.

Shuttle Time Courses in Ulster (2017)

Badminton Ireland will be hosting a number of Shuttle Time courses in Ulster in 2017. Below are the first courses that are scheduled and the dates, times and places they are taking place.

Saturday 28/01/17 - Avoniel Leisure Centre, Belfast. 10am-4pm

Sunday 26/02/17 - Omagh Leisure Centre. 10am-4pm

Saturday 11/03/17 - Peace Link Centre, Monaghan. 11am - 5pm

Saturday 18/03/17 - Foyle Arena, Londonderry. 10am-4pm

If you are interesting in taking one of these courses or any of our other Shuttle Time course email coaching@badmintonireland.com

The prices for the Shuttle Time course are as follows (Payment must be made before attending:

Teachers: Free of charge (Up to three per affiliated school).

Affiliated members: €55/£47

Non-Affiliated members: €68/£58

Click here for a link to our coaching calendar.

Is Your Club Coach Licensed?

With the new season well under way, its time to ensure that your club coach is a fully licensed Badminton Ireland Coach meeting all the legal requirements.Read more to find out if your club coach has a licence.....

 

 

 

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Coaching Overview

Badminton Ireland is committed to coach development and has established a tiered coach education system with an introductory level then levels 1-3.

There is also a skills based programme ‘Teicnic Badminton’ and a number of Continuous Professional Development (CPD) modules to help support coaches.

For more information please contact the Badminton Ireland office coaching@badmintonireland.com or +353 18393028.

Coaches are encouraged to maintain their qualifications by completing CPD modules, this will become compulsory in 2016.