BEGINNER BADMINTON CLASSES

LEARN AND PLAY AT YOUR PACE

Get active at our friendly beginners sessions where you’ll play and learn with others of the same ability.

Our experienced coaching team will teach you the fundamentals of badminton in a relaxed and friendly environment.

  • Get active and de-stress, no gym required
  • Challenge yourself to develop a new skill
  • Sessions at venues across Edinburgh throughout the week, at times to suit you
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WHY BADMINTON?

Simple and easy to learn, badminton is the UK’s most popular racket sport.

  • Great aerobic exercise to help you stay fit and healthy
  • Make new friends at our open and inclusive sessions
  • Test your reflexes, balance and hand-eye co-ordination

FRIENDLY SESSIONS

Tailored to your needs

You will work with one of our qualified coaches in a small group of players of a similar ability, and learn the essential skills to improve your play.

  • Fun and innovative exercises designed for complete beginners
  • Progress at your own pace
  • A fun mix of coaching and casual games
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You will learn

image/svg+xmlBADMINTON SKILLS

Learn how to move around a court and practise different shots

RULES & LINES

We’ll make sure you know the rules and lines for doubles & singles.

users POSITIONING

We’ll teach positioning so you know where to be on court

SESSION COSTS

We have a flexible monthly membership with no minimum contract. You pause or cancel at any time.

A membership gives you a reserved space at the session of your choice.

  • Swap between different sessions
  • No fixed term contract
  • Discounted entry to leagues and tournaments
  • 20% Student Discount

Monthly Pricing

£45/month for a coach led session
£30/month for a games only session

20% discount for joining multiple sessions (eg 1 coach led + 1 games = £60/month).

Pay Per Session

Pay per session is available to book here but please do read the description of a session to ensure it’s suitable before booking.

1 Session per week

£45

/month

  • Reserved space at your session
  • Great for starting out
2 Session per week

£70

/month

  • Reserved space at your sessions
  • For anyone keen to progress
3 Sessions per week

£90

/month

  • Reserved space at your sessions
  • Less than £8 per session

We’re working adding more sessions to this list as we return from COVID-19 and will be hosting taster sessions for new players to attend.

monday

Mary Erskine's School 8 to 10pm

Games Only

Doubles games sessions for adult players. Players should have some experience of playing doubles to attend this session. We recommend complete beginners attend coach led first.

This session currently has space

wednesday

Mary Erskine's School 8 to 10pm

Games Only

Doubles games sessions for adult players. Players should have some experience of playing doubles to attend this session. We recommend complete beginners attend coach led first.

This session currently has space

This session will start from the 29th September but you can reserve your space now

thursday

Mary Erskine's School 8 to 10pm

Games Only

Doubles games sessions for adult players. Players should have some experience of playing doubles to attend this session. We recommend complete beginners attend coach led first.

This session currently has space

This session will start from the 30th September but you can reserve your space now

friday

Mary Erskine's School 8 to 9:30pm

Coach Led

Coaching session for beginner adults for those new to the sport or with some experience.

This session has limited spaces

sunday

George Heriots 1:30 to 3pm

Coach Led

Coaching session for beginner adults for those new to the sport or with some experience.

This session has limited spaces

Parking is extremely limited at this session due to Sunday restrictions

MEMBERSHIP

With COVID-19 we need to make sure we have availability before you can start.

Click the sign-up button to check availability.

As a member you can mix and match coaching sessions as you wish. You’re welcome to book into different sessions each week.

Yes you can book here although please read the description of sessions first to make sure it’s suitable for you.

SESSIONS

You just need comfortable clothing and appropriate sports shoes. We provide all training shuttles.

With COVID-19 we can no longer lend out rackets but we can recommend where to buy your own.

The best thing to do is come to a session, see how you get on and we can advise you from there. We have groups for every level of player so we can make sure you don’t feel out of your depth.

If you have previous experience with racket sports or have played regularly with friends we might recommend our intermediate groups.

If you have any questions about ability please get in touch here.