Grammar/Secondary Schools

Ulster Badminton offer a number of badminton opportunities for Schools.  Ulster
Badminton offers participation opportunities for all standard of player and
also works closely with the Ulster Schools Badminton Association, the body that
organises Inter School League and Cup competition.

What we offer:

Taster Sessions

Is your school interested in started a badminton club? Through their Regional Development Officer Ulster Badminton can offer taster sessions to help generate interest in the club and help get it up and running.  For these sessions the school needs little equipment as Ulster Badminton can provide everything needed for the session. Taster sessions are a great way of promoting a new sport to pupils and all sessions are fun based, and are planned to ensure maximum participation with each pupil getting a positive experience of the sport.

Schools Coaching

Ulster Badminton can help schools if they wish to have a coach to come into the school and work with their pupils. A typical schools programme would last approximately 6 weeks however a programme can be tailored to suit each school and to suit the needs of the school.  More information on coaching can be found on the Coaching Section of the website under the title ‘ Employing a Coach’

After Schools Badminton

Whether you are looking for a coach or simply looking to set up an after schools club Ulster Badminton’s Regional Development Officer can help your school with all aspects of setting up or developing your after schools badminton club.  There are a number of inter school competitions across various age groups that are available for all schools to compete or for those schools just setting out Ulster Badminton can assist in organising friendly matches against other schools as a way of introducing your players to competitive badminton.

Ulster Schools Badminton Association (USBA)

The USBA is a group made up of school teachers that organises the main league and cup competition for post primary schools. More information can be found by clicking on the appropriate USBA section under the schools heading.

Ulster Badminton also works closely with Badminton Ireland can help provide any of the Badminton Ireland Schools programmes to Ulster based schools. Please check out the link below for more information on Badminton Ireland programmes:

http://www.badmintonireland.com/index.php/schools/104-badminton-ireland-schools-

 

For more information on schools badminton please contact: ryan.prentice@badmintonireland.com