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Almost 70 Children Participated in the Herts Primary Schools Team Tournament, Sunday 6Mar17

After an hour's coaching for many of the participants by Herts Coaches,

Brian Jackson, Doug Clark, Ken Winchester, Hazel Levins, John Stobo,

Dave Bartlett, Nick Goode,  the tournament started in front of a large audience.

The eventual medalists were:


Mixed team event:

1. Ladbroke   2. Templewood   3. Applecroft


Girls event:

1. Ladbroke   2.Applecroft   3. Templewood


Boys team event:

1. Cassiobury   2. St Johns Lemsford   3.Ladbrooke A

Thanks to principle organiser, Barbara Lewczynska and Mike Newlove everyone had a great time.

Good attandance at Herts Level 1 Coaching Course

Twelve participants are enjoying this year's Herts UKCC Level 1 badminton course at Herts Regional College delivered by BE tutor-assessor Sue Rutson (centre front row).
The 3 day course enables those who pass to assist any coached (badminton) activity,  run adult No Strings (Pay & Play) sessions and run their own session using BE's  'Kicking up a Racket' resource.    

Herts Coaches Help MIke Piggford Promote New Resource at Primary Schools' PE Conference

BE Coaching Department are releasing 'Racket Pack' for primary schools to replace the old Bisi scheme. Mike Piggford, Partnerships Manager (South East) brought details and a video of the new resource to Herts PE Conference attended by about 300 teachers at Herts Sports Village, 24th January.
Herts coaches assisting Mike were Gill and Dave Bartlett, Brian Jackson (HBA Coaching Coordinator), Gobi Ranganathan and Ken Winchester.  Eleven teachers signed up for more information and Joe Humphries of Pirton Primary won the raffled Racket Pack pop-up net and racket.  Information on Racket Pack can be found on the Coaching Courses section of this website.

BADMINTON England News Feed

Three proves the magic number for England at the Euros

There will be English representation in three semi finals at the European Badminton Championships for the first time in 7 years tomorrow - and came within a whisker of making it four but for a remarkable comeback that...


Moving goalposts creates badminton opportunity for football clubs

Leicester City, Man City and Tottenham Hotspur will be amongst a host of football clubs competing on a badminton court against existing junior clubs at the Finals Weekend of the National Junior League next month.


England players march on in European Championships

There was lots of success to celebrate in Denmark as more players secured their place in the last-eight of the European Championships


Plenty of English progression at European Championships

England players edge closer to quarter-finals at European Championships in Kolding.


Mixed fortunes for England on opening day of European Championships

The Adcocks, Chloe Birch, and Toby Penty all reached the second round in Kolding, Denmark


Dates for Your Diary

HSBA Newsletter April 2017

County Junior Trials for 2017/18
- will take place on Sunday 18th June 2017 at Birchwood Leisure Centre.
Under 18's – Years 2001/2002 - 0900-11.00 hours
Under 12's – Years 2007/2008/2009 - 1100-1230 hours
Under 14's – Years 2005/2006- 1230-1500 hours
Under 16's – Years 2003/2004 - 1500-1800 hours
Players attending will complete a registration process on arrival at their trial, and this process can be speeded up by filling in a Player Information Form beforehand and bringing it to the trial.   Click here for the Player Information Form  .