Boot Camp or Badminton Camp? ………. Are you brave enough to find out?

Summer Badminton Camp – Are you up for it?

Summer camp

West Midlands Performance Centre is running a Summer Badminton Camp for for weeks during August. As you know the badminton season runs September to April with a long break over the Summer. After the success of last years summer camp the PC are running another one.

This years camp is bigger and better. Guest coach Steve Butler (Ex-International player – Warwickshire coach) will taking sessions, along with Lorraine Cole, James Lauder and Stephanie Cartwright-Randle.

The camp is devised to build up the level of fitness starting with week 1 and tapering down the physical element as we approach week 4 which is the build up to the start of the season.
Though the groups players will develop their movement, technique, skills, fitness, strength, efficiency, power and tactics for both singles and doubles over the 4 week program. The program icludes sessions in the dance studio to develop movement skills to music ( fun session but also very physical). Skills will be practiced some will be incorporated into routines, along with match play developing tactics.

The WMPC summer camp aims to provide value training for a full month to prepare the players for the season ahead. MORE details and booking forms HERE.


Autumn training

WMPC release the Autumn training dates for the half-term.

After the success of the Summer training camps at the University of Birmingham, Head Coach Lorraine Cole and Stephanie Cartwright-Randle, are determined to continue the popular coaching sessions, with Autumn training in the half-term. Details where only released yesterday and the bookings have already been received.Autumn training

Each session is three hours long and will cover a variety of shots, footwork, drills, skills and of course a few games. Full details of dates and booking forms can be found on the website under EVENTS.

Questions can be directed to either Lorraine or Stephanie see CONTACTS.

Don’t miss out! Book your Autumn training at the Performance Centre NOW!

Badminton Photography

New Badminton Photography headings for the Performance Centre.

Alan Spink of Action Photography a supporter and sponsor of West Midlands Performance Centre had kindly supplied new action photographs. These images came ‘made to measure’ all ready for use as page headers.

Badminton Photography by Action PhotographyAlan’s Badminton Photography is well know throughout the badminton fraternity. There is no better way to remember yours or your child’s sporting experience or achievement than through a great photograph. Alan attends various other sporting events such as the Olympic 2013, why not book him for your sports event. Click HERE for his contact details.




Summer Sessions – Back to Badminton

Summer training dates

Now that the exams are nearly over the second half of the Summer term sees the Performance Centre back to normal training sessions. For some it has been a long break. Others might have spent the summer half term revising for those exams.

Summer training sessionsNo matter how you spent your time the training sessions are now back to normal. Please check out the current training calendar HERE for start dates for your session.

Get ready for next season, start training NOW.