Local Success in Northumberland’s BE U15 and U19 Bronzes

The first of our BE Junior Circuit events took place recently with the Under 15 and Under 19 Bronzes being held at TBC and, although the main singles medals went elsewhere, there was success for our players in several of the doubles. Continue reading

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North Tyneside Social Badminton Tournament

Please find attached the entry form for the first North Tyneside Social Badminton Tournament of this season.  It will be on SUNDAY 25 NOVEMBER at Hadrian Leisure Centre in Wallsend, just a short walk from Hadrian Road metro station.

Please circulate the form to players that it maybe of interest too.

Entry Form

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Junior Restricted Results

Our Junior County Championships took place at the weekend.  A fuller report will be produced soon (time permitting) but these were the winners and runners-up:-

AGE GROUP                                      WINNERS                                            RUNNERS-UP
Under 13
Boys singles                       Ryan Cockett                                  Thomas Vicente
Boys doubles                     Ryan Cockett & Jake Moir           Thomas Vicente & George Butler
(it is hoped to play the girls events and mixed doubles later in the season)

Under 15
Boys singles                      Jack Tilbury                                     Ollie Edmondson
Girls singles                      Charlotte Graham                           Ellen Davison
Boys doubles                    Ollie Edmondson & Jack Tilbury Ryan Cockett & Xuehan Zhang
Girls doubles                    Charlotte Graham & Amy Ward  Lucy Dodd & Ellen Davison
Mixed doubles                  Ollie Edmondson & Lucy Dodd   Jack Tilbury & Charlotte Graham

Under 17
Boys singles                      Tim Bodani                                       Finlay Smith
Girls singles                      Lucy Dodd                                        Ellen Davison
Boys doubles                    Tim Bodani & Matthew Short      James Dodd & Finlay Smith
Girls doubles                    Charlotte Graham & Amy Ward  Lucy Dodd & Ellen Davison
Mixed doubles                 Tim Bodani & Charlotte Graham Dom W-Baker & Ellen Davison

Under 19
Boys singles                      Melvin Cherian                                 Finlay Smith
Girls singles                      Lucy Dodd                                         Charlotte Graham
Boys doubles                    Arif Alam & Melvin Cherian          Tom Cox & Jai Nayyar
Girls doubles                    Lucy Dodd & Ellen Davison         Charlotte Graham & Abby Grogan
Mixed doubles                 Finlay Smith & Charlotte Graham  Matthew Grant & Ellen Davison

 

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Junior Restricteds, 22nd & 23rd September

Play will start on Saturday at 10.00am with the U13 boys doubles and U17 boys singles, closely followed by the U17 girls doubles & singles.

On the Sunday, play starts at 9.30am with the U19 mixed and U15 boys singles.  The U19 girls and boys singles follow from  about 10.30, with the U15 girls singles from midday.

Emails have been sent out to all players but contact Richard Taylor if there are any issues.

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Under 17 Anglo-Scottish weekend

Our Juniors’ first team event of the new season was the Under 17 Anglo-Scottish which took place last weekend at TBC.  This is the report from Karen Davison who did another great job managing the team.

Northumberland’s  team was:  Natalie Ho, Charlotte Graham, Ellen Davison, Amy Ward, Anna Kroot, Erin Macintosh, Lucy Dodd;  Finlay Smith, Tom Bodani, Jai Nayyar, James Dodd, Matty Grant, Dominic Wilson-Baker, Mark Walker. Continue reading

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Junior County Restricteds, 22nd & 23rd Sept

Our Junior Championships are coming up soon with the Under 13 & Under 17 on Saturday 22nd and Under 15 & Under 19 on Sunday 23rd September.  The entry forms are attached below and need to be posted or emailed to the organiser, Richard Taylor, by the end of Wednesday next week (19th).

Under 13 (born in 2007 or later)    NBA Entry Form U13 2018

Under 15 (2005 or later)    NBA Entry Form U15 2018

Under 17 (2003 or later)    NBA Entry Form U17 2018

Under 19 (2001 or later)    NBA Entry Form U19 2018

Any problems – give Richard a call (contact details on the forms).

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Level 2 Course starts in November

The UKCC Level 2 coaching course qualifies the coach to independently plan, lead and review coaching sessions and develop coaching programmes to support the development of players.

A Level 2 Coaching Course for the North East is coming up in November 2018, please CLICK HERE to view full course details and to book a place.

Course Information:
• Dates: Saturday 17th November 2018, Sunday 18th November 2018, Saturday 5th January 2019 & Saturday 16th February 2019
• Times: 9am – 5pm on all four days
• Venue: Tyneside Badminton Centre (Bowness Road, Slatyford, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE5 2TA)
• Cost: £355 for registered coaches, £370 for Badminton England members and £380 for non-members (any applicants from Northumberland may be eligible for significant financial support in return for some voluntary work).
• Deadline for applying: 19th September 2018

*All learners must be aged 18 or over on the first day of the course.

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Tyneside Badminton Centre-Job Opportunities

Tyneside Badminton Centre is looking to recruit a Sports Centre Supervisor.

For more information follow the link here:

Tyneside Badminton Centre Job Advert

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LEVEL 1 COURSE AT T.B.C. IN SEPTEMBER

The UKCC Level 1 coaching course is the entry point into the coaching world and qualifies the assistant coach to support the Level 2 coach during a coaching session. This support role might include observation of practice, feeding and group management, to allow the effective delivery of the planned coaching programme.

A Level 1 Coaching Course for the North East is coming up in September 2018, please CLICK HERE to view full course details and to book a place.

Course Information:
• Dates: Saturday 1st September, Saturday 8th September & Saturday 29th September 2018
• Times: 9.30am – 4.30pm on all three days
• Venue: Tyneside Badminton Centre (Bowness Road, Slatyford, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE5 2TA)
• Cost: £215 for Badminton England members and £225 for non-members
• Deadline for applying: 04/08/2018

* All learners must be aged 16 or over on the first day of the course.

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Surprise Award for Norma

NBA Secretary, Norma Waterfield, was one of only 4 people to receive a North Tyneside Chairman’s Gold Commendation Award in recognition of all her voluntary work developing badminton in North Tyneside. Continue reading

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