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Eastern MA Badminton Classes and Coaching

Notes about Badminton

Badminton is second to soccer in participation worldwide.

Here are some tips for playing doubles.

For the 2012 Wilson Boston Open Tournament, Wilson made up some announcement flyers which included these interesting facts:

Westborough

Boston Badminton in Westborough, MA. offers a wide range of training sessions for juniors and adults, from beginners to advanced competitive players, conducted by Head Coach Andy Chong.

This facility is offering a racquet restringing service by Lee Chern and Thomas Yang.


Wellesley

Adult and junior coaching takes place at the Maugus Club in Wellesley, MA.


Marblehead

Marblehead Youth Badminton (MYB) supports the training of juniors ages 4-18. Two venues are used for the training: Marblehead Community Center (a public facility) and Gut 'N Feathers Club (a private facility) also in Marblehead. The Program Director/Head Coach is Nick Vered. The Assistant Coach is Richmond Trinidad. For all questions about this program, e-mail Coach Nick at: NickVered@gmail.com

For any other general questions about junior badminton on the North Shore, contact MYB president Joan Cayen at cayentjsnc@verizon.net. Check out news and photos from their program at their website: http://www.MarbleheadYouthBadminton.org/

Coach Nick has sometimes held adult training sessions at the Marblehead Community Center. This is not currently being offered, but it may be again at some point. The contact for this program is Nick Vered at NickVered@gmail.com.

Newton

Certified coach Wee Tam (email: tamweekhin@gmail.com, phone: 617-928-6699) runs a program at Newton South High School from December to March. For more information, see the page describing the Newton South Badminton Club.


Acton

Harvinder Jassal (email: HJassal@hotmail.com) runs a youth program at the Acton Junior High School Gym for ages 11-18. This class is covered on the web at: http://comed.ab.mec.edu

This class is also covered on the web at: http://comed.ab.mec.edu

Whenever Acton Community Education offers registrations, this class fills up fast, so check their site frequently. The 2015 Fall program in on Mondays for 3/4 of an hour starting at 6:15 p.m. It runs from 21-Sep-15 through 19-Oct-15, skipping 12-Oct-15, and the fee is $45.


Arlington

Although the Arlington, MA Badminton Club plays during the school year at the Dallin School, extra activities are held at that school on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday nights. For the full schedule, see the page for the Arlington Badminton Club.

For more information or to enroll, email elainegam@rcn.com or call Elaine at 781-646-8681 (11 a.m. to 11 p.m.) or the Arlington Recreation Office at 781-316-3880.


Marlboro

See http://AssabetAfterDark.com for info about programs in Marlboro. For the Fall of 2014, these courses were held at Boston Badminton, but they are now at the gym for Assabet Valley Main Building Gym. The Fall 2015 catalog lists a series of 9 classes with coach Peter Collins on Mondays from 21-Sep-15 through 23-Nov-15, skipping 12-Oct-15, from 7:15 - 9:15 p.m. for $115.


Other Places

If you are seeking other places for youth coaching, please let Elaine Gampp know at: elainegam@rcn.com.


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