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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

Meet Smash, Tink, Flo and Wise!

Badminton England embark on mission to revolutionise badminton in primary schools through the Racket Pack


Doubles pairings out to build on semi-final showings

 Chris and Gabby Adcock, and Marcus Ellis and Chris Langridge, look to build on recent semi-final appearances at next week's YONEX Sunrise India Open.


Suffolk named County of the Year at the National Badminton Awards

The commitment of Suffolk Badminton Association in driving the sport forward has been recognised 


Langridge and Ellis exit YONEX Swiss Open at semi-final stage

Marcus Ellis and Chris Langridge were beaten by China’s Liu Cheng and Zhang Nan 21-9 21-19 at the YONEX Swiss Open.


Pride and delight as YONEX All England earns BWF top tier status for 2018 onwards

The YONEX All England Open Badminton Championships has been selected by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) as one of only three top tier tournaments on its new world tour, starting from 2018.


Dates for Your Diary

HSBA Newsletter January 2017 

Newsletter editor required please contact Dave Bartlett
New! Essentials Badminton Course at Hatfield Leisure Centre, Travellers Lane, AL10 8TJ, on Wednesdays 7pm to 8pm for 8 consecutive weeks from March 1st to April 19th. The cost is £40 and includes a FREE racket. If interested in learning a bit more about badminton please call reception on 01707 276276 and book on as places are limited. Children are welcome if accompanied by an adult.