Badminton Ireland Academy

The Badminton Ireland Academy (BI Academy) provides a coaching and training environment which supports the continuous improvement of Irish players. The Academy aims to help players develop physically and technically in order to achieve success on the European and International stage. The Academy also helps young talent to develop and thrive, and aims to produce Olympians of the future to follow in Scott Evans and Chloe Magee’s footsteps. The Academy is led by National Coach Dan Magee and a team of High Performance coaches.

 The Badminton Ireland Academy will be held on:

  Day

Time

Location

  Monday

  18:00-19:30

 Marino Institute of Education (MIE

  Tuesday

  18:00-20:00

 Marino Institute of Education (MIE)

  Wednesday

  18:30-20:00

  

 Marino Institute of Education (MIE)

  Thursday

  18:30-20:00

 

 Marino Institute of Education (MIE)

 

  Friday

 17:00-19:00

  

 Marino Institute of education (MIE)

  Sunday

  10:00-11:00

Portmarnock Beach

Badminton Ireland Academy cell Blanchardstown

Day                     Time                    Location         
Tuesday 17:00-19:00 Blanchardstown(NIA)
Thursday 17:00-19:00 Blanchardstown (NIA)

Badminton Ireland Academy Cell Whitehall BC

Day                 Time                  Location               
Tuesday 16:30-18:00 Whitehall
Friday 16:30-18:00 Whitehall

Badminton Ireland Academy Cell Baldoyle

Day                 Time              Location                 
Wednesday 16:30-18:00      Baldoyle       
Thursday 17:00-19:00 Baldoyle

 

Players will be accepted into the Academy on individual merit. Over a twelve-month period players will be expected to work towards meeting the following criteria to remain in the Academy (2 from 6 criteria are required):

  • Badminton Ireland National Champion (all age groups)
  • Badminton England U17 Gold Event Final or European Circuit u19 Event Medal
  • Branch Open Singles Winner (all age groups)
  • Achieve Badminton Ireland Academy fitness targets on monthly tests
  • Attend training 3+ times a week
  • Positive commitment and attitude in training based on the judgement of the Academy coaching team

Please click here for the BI Academy Application form

In addition to the above criteria, all players attending the academy must sign a player code of conduct. Please Click here for the Player Code of Conduct.

Or contact the Badminton Ireland office now for your application form coaching@badmintonireland.com

The Badminton Ireland Academy is open to all Badminton Ireland members that are committed to maximising their game. Please submit your application forms via email or post today avoid disappointment. Spaces will be limited due to court availability.