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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 programs at Newton South Recreational Complex. See this page about the Newton Parks and Recreation Badminton Club for details.

This is the town's page for this activity: http://www.newtonma.gov/gov/parks/programs/badminton.asp


Acton

Acton provides a course for Youth Badminton for both experienced and novice players of ages 9-16. The activity runs from 25-Sep-17 through 27-Nov-17, with no class on 9-Oct-17 and 6-Nov-17. This is held at the Acton Junior High Gym from 6:15 to 7:00 p.m. and the fee is $75. From the town brochure, here is a description of this activity...

Do you know what the most popular sport is in the world? Badminton! Badminton is a fast, fun and very sociable game. Even children who have never played before are able to quickly develop the basic skills and learn the rules. This class is a great opportunity to get introduced to the game and train like a professional! It is designed for both experienced and novice players. Beginners will start by mastering the basics, from gripping technique to strokes to footwork. For more experienced players, Steven will set up drills that further advance their skills. Steven Li is a rising sophomore at AB. He started his badminton training with professional coaches at the Boston Badminton Club at the age of 8. He has been playing in national tournaments all over the country and was once ranked top 10 of his age group in the nation. Steven will be assisted by his father, Shuhong Li. Required gear: badminton racket.


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.


Other Places

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


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