Have you got your Finals Day tickets for the NBL

NBL- Finals Day Sunday 7 June 2015

After the first season of the National Badminton League the Finals day is around the corner. The day boosts play-offs and a final, as the UK’s first ever professional team league comes to thrilling finale. The finals day makes first class live badminton a little more available than before.

Book your tickets on line HERE – Childs start at £7.00 and Adults at £12.00

Finals Day is at K2 in Crawley (directions HERE).

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.

Leaks cause wet floors – Rain stops play

Leaks from the roof causes problems for the PC……!

The University of Birmingham have been having problems with leaks in the new gym, sports hall recently. Paul White (Liaison Officer for the PC) is warning parents not to just ‘ Drop’ their kids off at training tomorrow (Saturday 19 October).Leaks - Rain stops play

Parents are urged to check their emails before they set off to the Munrow Centre at the Uni. They make also be sure to come into the sports hall just incase the leaks  have not been fixed and the hall is not usable. The Uni staff are hoping to fix the leaks before the training session . The Uni staff will email Paul to confirm courts ok early doors. Then parents will be contacted hopefully before they set off.

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.


snow flakeTuesday night sessions – possible closure due to SNOW

Both tomorrow nights sessions (developing 17.30 till 19.30 and emerging 19.30 till 21.30), may be affected by the weather if we have more SNOW. Check out the website just in case the sessions are cancelled. Details will be posted on the site on the ‘News and Update’ page later tomorrow afternoon and Facebook.

Alternatively you can contact Stephanie on 07976 814036.

Follow West Midlands Performance Centre on Facebook

West Midlands Performance Centre facebookWest Midlands Performance Centre had a facebook page. You know that you need to follow and you can them post your achievements on the page. Tell your friends and family to follow us. Rude not to.

Amended Calendar dates for the PC

Dame Elizabeth School has cancelled one of the clubs training nights due to an annual event. All Developing and Emerging group attendees please check out the new amended calendar. NEW Calendar dates HERE.

WMPC apologise for any inconvenience.