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Badminton Coach

Badminton is a renowned form of racquet sport which involves using racquets to hit a shuttlecock across a net. This game has two popular forms singles and doubles and a badminton coach should be highly qualified in both the forms.

Career Options

  • - Teacher - Bio-mechanics - Sport psychologist - Sport journalist - Sports Player - Sports Coach & Instructor - Commentator - Sports Photographer - Personal Trainer - Professional Athlete - Physical Education Teacher - Health Advice Officer - Health & Public Services Leader

Educational Qualifications

  • Minimum qualification required is 10+2 with any stream

Personal Skills

  • - Strong desire and dedication to the development of young athletes to compete in the national/international level - Excellent listening and communication skills - Ability to work in a team as well as with little supervision/guidance - Ability to carry out lessons in both 1:1 and group settings - Sound knowledge of the rules skills and strategies involved in badminton - Ability to motivate and encourage students to push their limits - Ability to speak a second language is an asset

Courses to be pursued

  • - Coach Education Level 1: It is the most fundamental course for Badminton Coaches. - Coach Education Level 2: Coach Level 2 is an Advanced Coaching Award catered for Badminton Coaches interested to Plan and Deliver a one year training programme.

Top Colleges

  • Prakash Padukone Badminton Academy Address: Survey No.336, Bettahalasuru Jala Hobli, Yelahanka Taluk, Bengaluru, Karnataka 562157 Phone: 099457 80298 Website: www.ppba.in
  • Pullela Gopichand Badminton Academy Address: SVSP Sports Complex, Opposite, Jaypee Greens Resort, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh 201308 Phone: 099993 54342 Website: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gopichand_Badminton_Academy

Working Conditions

Required to work across multiple locations and provide cover at short notice (daytime, evenings and weekends) to ensure continuity of service to the general public. Indoor athletic-oriented environment, it includes demanding physical fitness during skill demonstration and game play, with frequent intervals of running, lunging, jumping, walking, stretching, and swinging of the arms. Requires the abilities to communicate effectively, work independently, and work as part of a team.

Top Companies

  • Badminton Association of India Address: D-6, Ankur Vihar, DLF Ankur Vihar, Delhi, 201102 Website: www.badmintonindia.org/organization
  • Prakash Padukone Badminton Academy Address: Survey No.336, Bettahalasuru Jala Hobli, Yelahanka Taluk, Bengaluru, Karnataka 562157 Phone: 099457 80298 Website: www.ppba.in

Successful Persons

Prakash Padukone

Prakash Padukone is a former badminton player from India. He was ranked as the world no. 1 player in 1980 and he was also honored with the Arjuna Award in 1972 and Padma Shri in 1982.

Saina Nehwal

Saina Nehwal is a professional badminton singles player from India. She has been the former World no.1 badminton champion and is ranked 18th as the most charitable athletes.

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