Tag: Badminton Parents

20% off for next term

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The offer We are offering coaching from the age of 8 to 18 years. These are coached, 1 hour sessions fit for school half terms* run by a Registered Badminton England UKCC Level 2 coach, Frank – Ferenc Szekely at Broomfileds Leisure Centre. This… Continue Reading “20% off for next term”

It’s not like we are going to the Olympics, so there is no need to take this seriously

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Badminton is about to find joy in playing with someone using a shuttle, the racket and all the milieu it provides. Sounds, movements, the intensity of the rally, short breath, high blood pressure, sweating, other body sensations. Those all together make it fun, exciting… Continue Reading “It’s not like we are going to the Olympics, so there is no need to take this seriously”

The central role of parents in youth sports

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I would like to share an important message that comes from a coach-educator and a true believer of the parent-coach relationship which we adopt and start to promote once we can get back to the courts. Here is the part of his message: “As… Continue Reading “The central role of parents in youth sports”

Random thoughts from Viktor Axelsen

Viktor Axelsen as a child and as a badminton champion

Dear parents in badminton. I strongly suggest you read the below carefully. This is a piece of advice from a world champion who has been a child and remember that a happy, emotionally balanced childhood is more important than a childhood full of pressure,… Continue Reading “Random thoughts from Viktor Axelsen”

Two parents talking

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“I do not pay for sport – I said.”