Success for Redbridge Badminton Performance players at the Essex Junior Restricted.
The annual Essex Badminton tournament for players only from Essex, yielded the best medal haul for over five years for players from the Redbridge Badminton Performance Squad. The weekend event took place at Redbridge Sports and Leisure over the final weekend of September when junior players from all over Essex attended the Forest Road venue.
The current players collected 45% of the available medals and when combined with former Squad members, over 60% of the medals went to Redbridge players.
The U12 boys singles saw a clean sweep for the squad; Sajan Senthuran (gold), Adhurt Lele (silver), Sidhaant Garg (bronze) and Rajvardhan Gavade (bronze). The boys took 5 out of the 6 available medals in the u12 boys doubles; Senthuran and Rayyan Asif (gold), Lele and Garg (silver) and Gavade (bronze). Tanishka Gavade collected gold in the u12 girls singles and doubles and Sarah Yuen completed the u12 medals with a bronze in the girls doubles.
The domination of the boys singles continued in the u14 and u16 competitions. Nikhil Nayeck and Liam Purton collecting gold medals for their efforts. Aron Jones and Rayyan Asif collected bronze medals in the u14 boys singles, Atharva Zore (silver) and Elliot Chow(bronze) completed the medals collected in the u16 boys singles. Nayeck and Jones paired up in the u14 doubles and came away with silver medals. Purton (gold), Zore (silver), Chow (bronze) and Andrien Amirthanayagam (bronze) were successful in the u16 boys doubles.
Rhea Ramakrishnan reaped the rewards for her recent hard work, collecting five medals over the weekend. She collected gold in the u14 and u16 girls singles, u16 mixed doubles and u14 girls doubles and bronze in the u16 girls doubles. Sanya Nayeck and Gopika Leenesh paired up to win silver medals in the u16 girls doubles and Nayeck (silver) and Leenesh (bronze) in the u16 girls singles. Zore partnered Ramakrishnan in the u16 mixed doubles and collected gold, with Leenesh collecting silver in the u16 mixed doubles.
The u18 restricted saw Purton win silver and Esher Bahara bronze. Bahara collected gold and bronze in the u18 boys doubles and mixed doubles respectively. Sanya Nayeck finished with a bronze in the u18 girls singles.
Former members performed well and the following collected medals: Akshat Bajaj (u14 boys singles(silver) u14 boys doubles(gold) and u16 mixed doubles(silver). Akhil Pillai (u18 boys singles, doubles and mixed (gold)). Alicia Chu (u18 girls singles, doubles and mixed(gold)). Shreeya Mehta (u18 girls doubles(gold) and mixed doubles(bronze). Kiera Dennis-Nelson (u18 girls doubles(silver) and mixed doubles(silver). Lakshaya Navaneetham (u14 girls singles(bronze)).
Berkshire u11 Bronze.
Sajan Senthuran continued his recent run of good form, collecting two silver medals at the Berkshire u11 bronze. He justified his second seeding in the boys singles losing to Surrey’s Siddhanth Shirol 11-8 11-9 in the final. Unseeded in the boys doubles, Santhuran paired up with Daniel Doyl, beating the number 2 seeds on their way to the final where they lost in three sets to the number one seeds, Shirol and Yee Kye Wang.
Fellow Performance squad members Sidhaant Garg and Rajvardhan Gavade paired up in the boy’s doubles and collected bronze medals for their efforts.
At the Essex Senior restricted tournament, Redbridge Sports and Leisure members, Akhil Pillai and Rosemary Allen won silver medals in the Men’s singles and Ladies doubles respectively.
The Essex Junior restricted badminton tournament takes place this weekend at Redbridge Sports and Leisure. Play start at 9am on both Saturday and Sunday and spectators are welcome to watch the future stars of Essex badminton. Entry for spectators is free.
Adult Badminton Coaching
“Court Time” intermediate class Tuesday 30/10/18 at 7.30-9pm. A six week course for those looking to improve their game. Learn all the essential skills for badminton in a fun and friendly environment.
Exec. Member – £29.10 Member – £51.00 Non-Member – £66.60 Call 0208 498 1010 to book your space.
Adult weekly badminton sessions.
Here at Redbridge Sports Centre we offer adult Badminton sessions to players of all standards (over 18’s).
Please see below to find a session that suits you:
|Monday||10:00-13:00||Senior Social||Jean Brown Arena||plastic shuttles||senior beginners/intermediate|
|Monday||20:00-22:00||PegBoard||Jean Brown Arena||plastic shuttles||all|
|Wednesday||09:30-11:30||PegBoard||Jean Brown Arena||plastic shuttles||ladies only|
|Wednesday||20:00-22:00||PegBoard||Jean Brown Arena||plastic shuttles||all|
|Thursday||10:00-13:00||Senior Social||Jean Brown Arena||plastic shuttles||senior beginners/intermediate|
|Friday||09.30-11:30||PegBoard||Jean Brown Arena||plastic shuttles||ladies only|
|Friday||19:00-21:00||PegBoard||Jean Brown Arena||plastic shuttles||all|
|Friday||19:30-22:00||Senior Social||Jean Brown Arena||feather shuttles||league standard|
|Sunday||18:00-21:00||Senior Social||Jean Brown Arena||feather shuttles||league standard players|
If competitive play is what you are after, Redbridge enter a number of teams in local league competitions.
The badminton fixtures for 2017-18 Fixture list
Changes to our regular programme August – October 2018
If you want to take part in a social session, please call reception on 0208 498 1010 on the day to book your space. These sessions are often full.
Here at Redbridge Sports Centre we offer junior Badminton sessions to players of all standards. Our aim is to deliver quality coaching sessions to every player we see and make them the best player they can be. In order to do this we offer 2 “pathways” under the guidance of Badminton England, our “Haart badminton academy” to get you started, and our Yonex®sponsored “performance” pathway for players who have represent their county at badminton. Below is a list of our sessions designed for players between the ages of 6.5 and 23.
Changes to our regular programme April – July 2018.
Haart badminton Academy Performance Pathway – by invite only
|B1||Wed.16.30 - 17.30||Beginners||BM1||Tuesday 16.30 - 18.00|
|B2||Wed.17.30 - 18.30||Beginners||BM2||Tuesday 18.00 - 19.30|
|B1a||Mon.17.00 - 18.00||Beginners||BMM1||Monday 17.30 - 19.00|
|B2a||Mon.18.00 - 19.00||Beginners||BMM3||Monday 18.30 - 20.00
|B3||Thu.18.00 - 19.00||Beginners|
|B4||Sat.10.00 - 11.00||Beginners||BPP1||Tuesday & Thursday 17.00 - 19.00|
|B5||Sat.11.00 - 12.00||Beginners ||BPP2||Tuesday & Thursday 17.00 - 19.00|
|B6||Wed.18.30 - 20.00||Beginners / Improvers||BPP3||Tuesday & Thursday 19.00 - 21.00|
|B7||Thu.16.30 - 18.00||Improvers||BPP4||Tuesday & Thursday 19.00 - 21.00|
|B8||Tue.16.30 - 18.00||Improvers||BPP6||Monday 19.00 - 21.00|
|B9||Tue. 18.00 - 19.30||Improvers +|
|B11||Sat. 13.30 - 15.00||Intermediate +|
|B12||Fri. 16.30 - 18.00||Intermediate ++|
|B14||Fri. 18.00 - 19.30||Advanced|
|B15||Fri. 17.30 - 19.00||Advanced +|
|B20||Sat. 10.00 - 12.00||U23 squad|
|BT2||Sun. 13.30 - 15.00||12+ Beginners|
|BT3||Sun. 15.00 - 16.30||12 + Improvers|
|BT4||Sun. 16.30 - 18.00||12+ Improvers+|
For further details, please contact Martin Lawrence, Badminton Development Officer, on 0208 498 1031 or email@example.com