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“Developing players within an effective coaching culture”

 

MONDAY MORNING SESSION
Type of session: 2 hours of coaching covering all technical and tactical aspects of the game.
Suitable for: Complete beginners or players looking to improve their skills.

When: Every Monday Morning 9.00am - 11.00am (except Bank Holidays)
Location: Wensum Sports Centre, 169 King Street, Norwich NR1 1QW.   www.wensumsports.com

IMPROVERS SOCIAL

Type of session: 1 hours coaching covering all technical and tactical elements with 1 hour of game play.
Suitable for: Players who are looking to get back into badminton or players wishing to improve on their existing skills.
When: Every Wednesday 11.00am - 1.00pm
Location: Wensum Sports Centre, 169 King Street, Norwich NR1 1QW.   www.wensumsports.com

SATURDAY COACHING SESSIONS
Type of session: 90 minutes of coaching covering all technical and tactical aspects of the game.
Suitable for: Complete beginners or players looking to improve their skills.
When: Every Saturday 11.00am - 12.30pm
Location: Wensum Sports Centre, 169 King Street, Norwich NR1 1QW.   www.wensumsports.com

Currently there are 3 social sessions run every week -


ADVANCED MIXED SOCIAL

Type of session: Pay and play, organised games. 
Suitable for: Club player and more competent social player.
When: Every Monday 1.00pm - 3.00pm (except Bank Holiday Mondays) 
Location: Wensum Sports Centre, 169 King Street, Norwich NR1 1QW.   www.wensumsports.com

MIXED SOCIAL

Type of session: Pay and play, organised games.
Suitable for: All abilities.
When: Every Thursday 1.30pm - 3.30pm
Location: Wensum Sports Centre, 169 King Street, Norwich NR1 1QW.   www.wensumsports.com

CLUB SESSION

Type of session: Pay and play, organised games using feather shuttles.
Suitable for: Club players and more competent social players.
When: Every Saturday 2.30pm - 5.30pm
Location: Wensum Sports Centre, 169 King Street, Norwich NR1 1QW.   www.wensumsports.com


MINI SHUTTLERS

Type of session: Coaching with fun games
Suitable for: All abilities including complete beginners from 4-7 years. 
When: Every Monday 4.00 - 5.00pm (except Bank Holiday Monday’s)
Location: Wensum Sports Centre, 169 King Street, Norwich NR1 1QW.   www.wensumsports.com 

JUNIOR SHUTTLERS

Type of session: Coaching with fun games and match play.
Suitable for: All abilities including complete beginners from 8-15 years.
When: Every Thursday 4.30 - 5.30pm
Location: Wensum Sports Centre, 169 King Street, Norwich NR1 1QW.   www.wensumsports.com

INDIVIDUAL COACHING


Individual coaching is available at various locations either in a 1:1 session or for groups.  Whether you are a beginner, intermediate, club or county player, sessions can be specifically tailored to match your requirements.


 Day Camps are run through school holidays 10.00am - 4.00pm and are suitable for children aged 7-17 years of age.  With a coach on each court the day camps are designed for all abilities from beginners up to junior club and county players. Players will learn new skills, new techniques and drills, as well as play fun and competitive games.  


  • Monday 2nd September




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MEET THE COACHES

We are all passionate about badminton.....
......and between us, we have over 60 years experience of coaching players of all ages and abilities.


All of our coaches are DBS checked and Insured

Louise Culyer (Badminton England Level 3 Head Coach)

James Salter (Badminton England Level 2 Coach)

Beverly Sharman (Badminton England Level 2 Coach)

Rachel Copley (Badminton England Level 1 Coach)

Joe Rolfe (Badminton England Level 1 Coach)

Bradley Smith (Badminton England Level 1 Coach)

 

LOUISE CULYER

Louise has been coaching since 1990 and is a Badminton England Level 3 Head Coach, she has experience of coaching all ages and abilities from top county players to absolute beginners.  As well as winning numerous County Restricted Titles, Louise is the 2017 Badminton World Federation O40's Ladies Doubles World Champion and has previously won the O40's European Ladies Doubles Title as well as representing England Masters several times in the McCoig Cup and Nations Cup.

 

JAMES SALTER

James has been a Badminton England Coach since 2017 and has experience of working with all ages and abilities on either a group or individual basis.  James is the current Norfolk Senior County Mens Singles and Mixed Champion as well as being a First Team County player.  In addition to playing county James represents Nottingham University in BUCS matches.

 

BEV SHARMAN

Bev has been coaching since 1999 and is a Badminton England Level 2 Coach and has played league badminton for many years.  Bev not only has experience of coaching club juniors and adult players but players with disabilities as well.  Bev is comfortable taking both sessions on a group or 1:1 basis.

 

RACHEL COPLEY

Rachel is a Badminton England Level 1 Coach since 2017 and has experience of assisting junior group sessions.  Rachel has been a Norfolk Junior Restricted County Champion and is a current Norfolk Senior County player as well as representing Lincolnshire University in BUCS matches.

 

JOE ROLFE

Joe has been a Badminton England Level 1 Coach since 2017 and assists at group sessions for both juniors and adults.   A County Champion at Singles, Doubles and Mixed at all junior age groups, Joe now plays for Norfolk County Senior First Team.

 

BRADLEY SMITH

Bradley is a Badminton England Level 1 Coach since 2018 and assists at group sessions including Junior County and Junior Club.  Bradley has won Norfolk Restricted Junior Singles, Doubles and Mixed titles and is a current Norfolk Senior County team member.

 

RACKET STRINGING

Racket restringing service available.  Please note that all rackets are inspected for any defects prior to restringing.


 

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