CBA AGM 28th June – Treasurer Vacancy

Posted on 21st June 2016 by committee

The AGM will be held at 7.30pm on 28th June at the Standard Triumph Club, Coventry. All clubs are required to attend and will be granted 1 vote per attendee (up to a maximum of 2 votes per club) on any rule change proposals and matters arising.

Our treasurer, Nick, will be standing down from the committee this year and in order to continue with the league we need to fill this role during the AGM. It would be great to get representation on the committee from one of our clubs not already represented. Thanks to Nick for all his support over recent years.

Badminton Coaching Courses

Posted on 6th June 2016 by committee

A new UKCC Level 1 badminton coaching course at Tile Hill Wood (CV4 9PW) is now live online and taking bookings. Completing your UKCC Level 1 qualification is a great start on the coaching pathway and supporting the coaching at your club is a great way to share your knowledge and passion for badminton. Full details can be found below and you can click here to book your place online.

Course Dates & Times:
Day 1: Saturday 12th November 2016 – 9.30am – 4.30pm
Day 2: Saturday 26th November 2016 – 9.30am – 4.30pm
Day 3: Sunday 3rd December 2016 – 9.30am – 4.30pm
Price: £225 (£215 for BE members)
Booking Deadline: Friday 14th October 2016- All learners must be 16 or over on the first day of the course.

What are the course learning outcomes?
By the end of the UKCC Level 1 Award in Coaching Badminton learners will be able to:
– Understand the role and responsibilities of the coaching assistant
– Understand the principles of hitting technique and provide an accurate demonstration
– Understand the mechanical principles of movement and provide an accurate demonstration
– Understand basic singles and doubles tactics and be able to communicate to their players
– Understand the principles of warm up and cool down and be able to plan and deliver them appropriately related to a coaching scenario
– Understand and apply the basic underpinning knowledge related to the physical demands of badminton and the mechanics of movement
– Understand and apply the main laws of badminton in support of the competitive situation
– Assist with the delivery of badminton coaching sessions
– Assist with the review of badminton coaching sessions

Is there any pre-course or work required to be completed away from the course?
All UKCC Level 1 courses involves pre-course e-learning modules that are assessed. These e-learning modules include:
– An introduction into the how to coach skills of badminton
– An introduction to the rules of the game
– The underpinning knowledge related to the physical demands of badminton and the mechanics of movement

What does UKCC endorsed mean?
The Coaching Qualifications we currently deliver as part of our coach education programme are endorsed by UKCC and sit on the Qualifications & Credit Framework. Across the three levels of the UKCC Qualifications they aim to introduce and progress learners knowledge of technical and tactical elements of the game as well as the “art” and the “science” of coaching by introducing coaches to the “How to” skills of coaching.

The Chilvers Cup 2016

Posted on 5th April 2016 by committee

A new team tournament is being held this season in memory of our friend and former chairman, Graham Chilvers. The tournament is open to all Coventry, Leamington and Rugby League players.

The Chilvers Cup will take place at 12pm on 8th May at the Centre AT7. Entry fee is £30 per team (2 ladies and 2 men) and the handicapped event will see teams play mixed and level doubles against other teams.

The closing date for entries is Friday 29th April 2016. There are a limited number of team spaces (10 max) for this tournament, available on a first come first served basis. We are expecting more entries than spaces so please get your entries in as soon as possible (entry forms available from CBA Committee members or your club secretary) to avoid disappointment. Submit your entry by email to Seaforth Dale:

End of Season Celebration 20th May – NEW VENUE FOR 2016

Posted on 31st March 2016 by committee

This year we have a brand new venue for the end of season celebration and trophy presentation night and we hope to see everyone there!

Taking place on 20th May at 7:45pm (8:00pm sit down), the event will be held in the Vibe Suite at the Village Hotel, Dolomite Avenue, Coventry, CV4 9GZ.

Tickets are priced at £16pp and include a 2 course meal and entertainment.

Please let Louise or myself know your ticket numbers ASAP (and advise of any vegetarian meals required). Payments should be made into the CBA bank account quoting your club name and PR (xxx_PR) as the reference.

Look forward to seeing you there!

New player registrations

Posted on 19th February 2016 by committee

A reminder to all clubs that as per the league rules, the last date for registering new players to be eligible for matches this season is 28th February.

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