JUNIOR BADMINTON COACHING

LEARN AND PLAY AT YOUR PACE

Your child can learn a new skill, get active and have fun at Edinburgh Badminton Academy.

Your child will receive high quality, professional coaching tailored to their own development.

  • Develop badminton skills with our experienced coaches
  • Small class sizes for individual feedback
  • Flexible sessions at venues across Edinburgh, at times to suit you

WHY BADMINTON?

We teach players to love sport, stay active and become badminton stars. Simple and easy to learn, badminton is the UK’s most popular racket sport.

  • Enable your child to develop a talent
  • Give your child confidence in their badminton ability
  • Progress through our pathway to the very top

FLEXIBLE SESSIONS

Tailored to your child’s needs

Your child 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 their badminton.

  • Groups of four children work with one of our qualified coaches
  • We give every child individual attention and feedback
  • Our sessions are longer to give more time to learn and play

PLAYERS WILL LEARN

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MOVEMENT SKILLS

We teach players how to move around the court efficiently.

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RACKET SKILLS

Learn and perfect overhead and underarm shots.

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TACTICS

Work with partners effectively to be in the right place at the right time.

SESSION COSTS

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

  • Swap between different sessions
  • No fixed term contract
  • Discounted entry to leagues and tournaments
  • 10% off YC Sports
1 Session per week

£38

/month
2 Sessions per week

£60

/month
3+ Sessions per week

£75

/month

We have discounted rates for players who struggle to meet the costs of training. Get in touch with us here to find out more.

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St. Georges
George Heriots
Mary Erskine
Crags Centre
Gracemount High
Firrhill High
Liberton High
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Monday 6 to 7:30pm @ St. George’s School

  • Ages 8 – 17
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced

Junior coaching session for children of all abilities.

Estimated restart: November

Tuesday 6 to 8pm @ Liberton High

  • Ages 10 – 17
  • Advanced

Team training session for advanced players aged 10-14. At this session there’s a variety of coaching, drills, fitness and match practice.

Estimated restart: October

Wednesday 6 to 7:30pm @ St. George’s School

  • Ages 8 – 17
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced

Junior coaching session for children of all abilities.

Estimated restart: November

Wednesday 6 to 7:30pm @ Gracemount High

  • Ages 8 – 17
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced

Junior coaching session for children of all abilities.

Estimated restart: October

Thursday 6:30 to 8pm @ Firrhill High

  • Ages 8 – 17
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced

Junior coaching session for children of all abilities.

Estimated restart: October

Friday 6 to 7:30pm @ George Heriots

  • Ages 8 – 17
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced

Junior coaching session for children of all abilities.

Estimated restart: October

Friday 7:30 to 9pm @ George Heriots

  • Ages 14 – 17
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced

This is a mixed adult and junior coaching session suitable for older juniors of all abilities.

Estimated restart: September

Saturday 9 to 10:30am @ Mary Erskine

  • Ages 8 – 17
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced

Junior coaching session for children of all abilities.

Estimated restart: September

Saturday 10:30 to 12pm @ Mary Erskine

  • Ages 8 – 17
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced

Junior coaching session for children of all abilities. There’s also adult groups at this session so parents are welcome to join too.

Estimated restart: September

Sunday 3 to 4:30pm @ George Heriots

  • Ages 14 – 17
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced

This is a mixed adult and junior coaching session suitable for older juniors of all abilities.

Estimated restart: September

Sunday 3 to 4:30pm @ George Heriots

  • Ages 3 – 14
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
  • Tiny Rackets

Junior coaching session for children of all abilities. This session is combined with a Tiny Rackets group so is also suitable for really young players.

Estimated restart: September

Sunday 7 to 8:30pm @ Crags

  • Ages 14 – 17
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
  • Tiny Rackets

This is a mixed adult and junior coaching session suitable for experienced junior players.

Estimated restart: September

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  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced

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Junior Timetable

Monday
6 to 7:30pm – Coaching @ St. Georges (Estimated November)

Tuesday
8 to 9:30pm – Coaching for 14+ players @ Mary Erskine School (Estimated September)

Wednesday
6 to 7:30pm – Coaching @ St. Georges (Estimated November)
6 to 7:30 – Coaching @ Gracemount HS (Estimated October)

Thursday
6:30 to 8pm – Coaching @ Firrhill (Estimated October)

Friday
6 to 7:30pm – Coaching @ George Heriots (Estimated September)
7:30 to 9pm – Coaching for 14+ players @ George Heriots (Estimated September)

Saturday
9am to 10:30am – Coaching @ Mary Erskine School (Estimated September)
10:30 to 12pm – Coaching @ Mary Erskine School (Estimated September)

Sunday
3 to 4:30pm – Coaching for 14+ players @ George Heriots (Estimated September)
4:30pm to 6pm – Coaching @ George Heriots (Estimated September)

Additional team training is available for any players who are also interested in joining a league team.

OUR COACHES

QUALIFIED

Our coaches are fully qualified and insured through Badminton Scotland, and are DBS checked by Disclosure Scotland.

EXPERIENCED

Our coaches are all experienced badminton players who go through extensive training and mentoring.

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FRIENDLY

Our coaches will welcome your child, help them get involved and make them feel like one of the team.

MEMBERSHIP

We are accepting new members although there might be a waiting list while we accommodate existing players.

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

SESSIONS

They just need comfortable clothing, water bottle 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.

Almost any level or age of player fits into our sessions. At each class we split into groups where players of a similar age and level practise and play together.

Older junior players (14+) are also welcome to look at our sessions for older players. Players under the age of 8 should look at our Tiny Rackets sessions here.