Once again held at Crediton in Devon, 20 top under 14’s worked hard and seemed to thoroughly enjoy a gruelling but fun week. Thanks to coaches Harriet Mortimer, Claire Buckingham and Alex Cook for making the week fly by.
A great week with the England Deaf Squad in Slovakia. Their hard work over the past year was put into practise and all players reached high levels of performance. Joint 5th in the team event, and a quarter final place in the Ladies doubles were just two of the highlights in an exceptionally high standard competition.. […]
Well done to Kirstie Allen for winning the treble at the recent Deaf Championships in York. Singles, Doubles with Eta Zielonka, and Mixed with Dominic Caswell. Next stop – European Championships in July in Slovakia!
Great results from Elkin Badminton players at the 2017 County Championships! Mens Singles Winner/ Mixed runner up – Dean Martin Ladies singles Runner up – Milly Mann Mens Doubles Winner – James Elkin!!
In August 2017 I attended the World Coaching Conference in Glasgow. Two days of learning from some of the best coaches in the world. Subjects included the use of setting tasks within sessions to enhance learning, the physiology involved in a jump smash, and the importance of giving players confidence.