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Amazing performances by the three Derbyshire Institute of Sport badminton athletes who won a silver medal for England in the team event with some impressive performances. In addition to this Hope Warner picked up a Gold medal in the individual mixed doubles with partner Rory Easton from Kent.
Loughborough players Chloe Birch, Jenny Moore, Viki Williams and Greg Mairs begin their campaign representing England in the European Championships in Kolding, Denmark today.
Loughborough’s ‘home grown’ team are developing nicely as they retain their unbeaten run with a 3-2 victory over Birmingham Lions. They move onto their final fixture of the season on March 21 against Milton Keynes sitting proudly on top of the league and having guaranteed their presence in the end of season play-off finals.
Head Coach at Markland Hill Andy Tatam, renewed his acquaintance with his ex coach Andy Wood in delivering a great day of coaching at the Bolton club. Nathan Robertson joined the team which demonstrated to around 75 players throughout the day, what it takes to achieve at the very highest level of International badminton.
Andy Wood is back from a recent trip to Australia where he worked closely with Lasse Bundgaard – Australian National Coach- in planning for the future Commonwealth Games and Olympic campaigns. The majority of the work was in Melbourne but the trip also involved the Australian Youth Olympics in Sydney.Andy delivered several coaching presentations at […]
The dates for the 2013 International training camp at Loughborough University run by Andy Wood and Donna Kellogg are now out.The training week will follow the 2013 World Championships and will run from August 12-16 2013.Please make contact for full details.
The next session is at Etwall Leisure Centre on 21 October from 0900-1600 The following dates before Christmas are : 18th November and 9th December 2012 Please book your places now – It is likely soon to announce training opportunities in half term additionally.
Both Australia and Canada Olympic badminton teams have chosen Derbyshire to hold their final preparations before going into the Olympic Games Village in Stratford, London this summer. Derbyshire Sport will host the two Olympic teams and Andy Wood will direct a training Camp for them at Etwall Leisure Centre during the week 16th – 24th […]
Congratulations to Hope Warner on winning the National age group title at the weekend. She deserves this success having worked so hard throughout the season.
Residential Training Camp at Loughborough University 13-17 August 2012 Come and train in one of the world’s finest, most inspiring sporting environments, directly after the spectacle of the London 2012 Olympics.