Welcome Julia Mann ENGLAND Coach

The PC extends a Massive Warm WELCOME to it’s latest NEW coach…….!

Julia Mann is a welcome addition to the Performance Centre’s pool of coaches. See joined us a few weeks ago and is already marking her mark. Julia has been working at Badminton England with the GB team and England squad for some time and is now moving up to the Midlands to join us at the WMPC. Take a look at her profile HERE.

Julia MannShe has been working mainly with the Developing and Emerging groups and has already undertake several 1-2-1 sessions with players who enjoy her sessions immensely. Really excited that she working along site our head coach Lorraine Cole for the whole of the Summer Camp. Having spoken to her today she is always keen to work with players who concentrate and push themselves during sessions but also listen to her suggestions and working on implementing them into their game/training.

Julia has been working closely with ForzaWM and is now sponsored by them. Congratulations Julia.  ForzaWM is a local online badminton clothing and accessories specialist who support the PC.

It is going to be a pleasure working with her at the Summer Camp 2017. I am certain, I am going to enjoy it more than the players.

First national badminton league

Britain’s first national badminton league will begin in October with new rules and a new format.

Here in Birmingham, at the University Lorraine Cole Head coach (at both the University and for the West Midlands Performance Centre) has had a great deal to do with the newly formed Birmingham Lions. The team entered in to the National Badminton League. The National Badminton League (NBL) starts in September this year where 6 teams will compete against each other.

National Badminton LeagueBadminton England are introducing a new format for the National Badminton League to make it more exciting. Details are yet to be finalised and released.

Details of the National Badminton League can be found HERE on BBC sports or on the Badminton England site HERE.