Pittville Badminton Club is a friendly, sociable club, based in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire. We are an accredited Premier (Clubmark) Club and have something to offer junior and adult players of all levels of experience. We run weekly club nights for our members to play socially, coaching sessions (both for juniors and adults) to help players improve and arrange club socials and competitions. We also provide the opportunity for our members to represent our club in the local Gloucestershire Badminton League and in county junior competitions.
|Date||Pates Grammar School, 7:30pm - 10pm|
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Thu 16 Mar 2017 23:02 Chris Travis
Good news, we will once again be hosting a Yonex Demo Event. This is a great opportunity to try out their entire range of rackets to find the type of racket that suits your style of play. Being able to play with all the different rackets will give you an appreciation of the differences (weight, balance, flex, string tension etc) between them so that you can understand the characteristics of your ideal racquet.
Richard Barnett, a local Yonex and ERSA Certified Stringer, will be on hand to give advice. If you've got any rackets that could do with a restring then he will be able to sort you out. Although there is no obligation to buy anything, he will also be able to take orders for any rackets or other equipment for those who fall instantly in love!
Being able to try rackets out before you buy them is a fantastic, and extremely rare, opportunity that you won't want to miss! The event is free and will take place on Sunday 2nd April 2017. If you would like to attend then please get in touch and let Chris know.
Fri 10 Mar 2017 13:57 Chris Travis
Over the course of the season quite a few members have expressed interest in attending a session which would provide them with more structured practice. So I'm currently considering setting up a training session which would run periodically - probably every few weeks, rather than every week. My current thinking:
If you'd be interested in attending these training sessions (now or in the future), then please let me know by sending me a quick e-mail as I'll likely only e-mail those who express an interest, rather than the entire club. I'm hoping to run a pilot session before the Easter holidays.
Sat 04 Mar 2017 17:04 Chris Travis
Just a quick reminder that there isn't a junior coaching session on Wednesday (8th March). This is because we'll be busy watching the world's best badminton players at the Yonex All England Badminton Championships at the Barclaycard Arena in Birmingham.
See you all on Wednesday 15th March.
Chris, Paul, Jon, Harvey
Sat 11 Feb 2017 00:12 Chris Travis
Just a quick reminder that we are taking a short break for the half term holidays. Sessions will restart as follows:
Wednesday Junior Coaching, Pates' Grammar School, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Restarts Wednesday 22nd February
Sunday Adult Coaching, All Saints' Academy, 10am - 11:30am
Sunday Junior Coaching, All Saints' Academy, 11:30am - 1pm
Sunday Junior Coaching, Balcarras Sports Centre, 6pm - 7:30pm
All restart Sunday 19th February
Enjoy the break!
Tue 20 Dec 2016 19:04 Chris Travis
I'd be surprised if anyone missed this, but a couple of weeks ago UK Sport announced that they were removing all Olympic funding for badminton. This is a little crazy considering how well GB Badminton did in Rio. BADMINTON England plan to appeal this decision and have asked players to show their support by signing a petition. If you've not already done so then please consider adding your support.
Tue 20 Dec 2016 18:59 Chris Travis
A big thank you to all our senior members who were able to join us for our Club Christmas Tournament last weekend. We hope you all had a lot of fun. Congratulations to the winners: Steve, Bincy and Neil. A few photos from the tournament are available in the photo gallery, along with a list of the scores from all the games and the overall player rankings.