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Continuous Professional Development

Badminton Wales are pleased to announce the launch of three new continuous professional development workshops for coaches, to help improve and develop coaching in badminton across Wales.

The three workshops are centred around ‘Feeding’, ‘Footwork’ and ‘Performance Analysis’, and are open to any coach wishing to extend their knowledge and skills to improve their coaching.

For further information on each workshop, please click on the links below:

Workshop One - ‘Effective Feeding’

Workshop Two - ‘Effective Footwork’

Workshop Three - ‘Introduction to Performance Analysis’

Coach Development

Throughout 2011 Badminton Wales will be organising localised coach education and training opportunities based on the needs of the current coaching workforce.

2011 Coaches Conference

The date is now confirmed as 4th June 2011, Sport Wales National Centre, Cardiff.

The speaker will be Jens Grill ( Denmark) who is, at present, Performance Manager for Badminton England having previously set-up the world class start programmes during his first stint at Milton Keynes.

Jens has delivered at our conference before when he dealt with junior development.

Details of the conference programme will be available nearer the time.

2010 Coaches Conference

The 2010 Badminton Wales Coaches Conference took place on Saturday June 5th at the Sport Wales National Centre, Cardiff where the speaker was Martin Andrew, GB and BE Junior High Performance Coach.

Martin's theme was based on developing young players, and drew very much on his work with Badminton England talent players.

Martin's presentation is available here.

2009 Coaches Conference

The 2009 Badminton Wales Coaches Conference took place on Saturday June 6th at the Welsh Institute of Sport, Cardiff where the speaker was Tom Reidy, the Swedish U19 National Coach.

Tom looked at cutting edge practices centred on preparing young players for the next level of play / practice and gave coaches best practice tools to use in their coaching. Tom also discussed in depth technical, mental and physical elements as well as relationships with parents of young players.
The programme, which is very current in Scandanavia, is aimed at players aged 11-15 and how to get them ready for the age group 15 years + and also involves many new exercises to improve strength and injury prevention.

Tom's presentations are included below:

Presentation 1     Presentation 2    Plan for 8-13 Year Olds