Children's Badminton


Play Badminton Club is pleased to offer Children’s Badminton Training for those aged 8 years to 17 years.

These sessions are aimed at beginner and intermediate level children to play in a friendly, fun, safe and positive environment.

The session is led by a DBS checked Badminton England Level 2 coach.

Our Club Welfare Officers are Ashish Patani & Bhavni Shah, see poster for full details.

Due to demand, pre-registration and confirmation of space is required before you attend.

Contact: Ashish on 07708 753 510 or email

Age group: 8 years to 13 years

About the session

These sessions are aimed at children who are beginners and intermediate level.

These sessions focus on developing basic badminton skills, such as footwork, shot selection and development, tactical awareness.

The sessions will include warm-ups, badminton drills, single and doubles games and cool-downs.

Parents are encouraged to participate in the session to help their children and also learn a few badminton tips themselves!

This session is led by a Level 2 Badminton England coach.

Age group: 14 years to 17 years

About the session

These sessions are aimed at older teenagers who are already able to play long rallies in doubles and singles games.

Please note, at the first session we will access player abilities, and advice accordingly. Only players meeting a certain standard of play will qualify for these session.

These sessions focus on playing lots of matches with coaching provided to refine development areas.

The sessions will include warm-ups, badminton drills, single and doubles games and cool-downs.

This session is led by a Level 2 Badminton England coach.

Those children undertaking badminton as part of their DofE award, please see notes below.

DofE Award activity

Haydon School is a registered provide for DofE activities. We have teamed up with Haydon School to provide a weekly badminton activity session, structured to meet the needs of DofE award.

Children (min. age 14 years) who sign-up for this session are required to complete an objective setting sheet as well as maintain a weekly session log of what they do in each session.

The sessions are structures to take children through the basics of badminton, understanding both the theory and also undertaking the practical activity, through fun drills and games. 

Children's Coaching Sessions

Important note

All players are expected to come dressed appropriately for badminton with non-marking shoes.

Players should bring their own racquets and we will provide synthetic shuttles to play with. Please note we do not play with natural feather shuttles.

Please bring a water bottle with you as staying hydrated is important when doing any form of exercise.

Code of Conduct for Junior Players

We expect all our junior club members to adhere to the following Code of Conduct, outlined by Badminton England.

  • I will have fun, act in a safe manner and encourage those around me to do the same
  • I will always respect those around me including team-mates, opponents, coaches and officials
  • I will be honest and play fairly in everything I do and never deliberately cheat or be dishonest
  • I will accept officials’ decisions without question or complaint
  • I will arrive for training and competition on time and will inform someone if I am unable to attend or will be late
  • I will listen carefully when spoken to and act as directed where appropriate
  • I will use the correct equipment for the sport and will look after it to the best of my ability
  • I will never upset those around me or keep quiet if someone else is being upset
  • I will congratulate all participants on their performance regardless of the game’s outcome
  • I will give my opponents a hand if they need it and accept apologies from them when they are offered
  • I will always do my best and give 100% effort in whatever I do
  • As a young person taking part in sporting activities I recognise that I am an ambassador for my sport and others taking part in sport