Wimbledon Racquets & Fitness Club are hosting a UKCC Level One course designed specifically for those who are disabled or deaf or working with disabled or deaf players. Details of the course is on the BE website; for ease attached is the application form together with a funding application form for those who will be helping a Surrey club once qualified. Dates of the course are 30 October, 13 November and 27 November 2016.
TeamEngland top the table with 22 medals from the European Championships held in Limburg, Netherlands this October. Standing, Short Stature and Wheelchair categories were present as a strong England contingent pursued another great haul of medals trying to better their performance from the previous Europeans which was held in Spain. Krysten Coombs and Jack Shephard retained their Mens Doubles title as well as Rachel Choong and Rebecca Bedford retaining singles and Ladies Doubles respectively. Andrew Martin retained his Mixed Doubles crown with Rachel Choong. Connor Dua-Harper became Mens Doubles European Champions as Martin Rooke retained his singles and mixed doubles European Gold. Dan Bethell retained is European Championship crown as he defeated Germany's Pascal in a 3 sets as well as bronze in the Mens Doubles with Bobby Griffin. Antony Forster and James Binnie exceeded expectations with singles bronze and Mens Doubles bronze respectively. TeamEngland are looking forward to more success in the Spanish International 2017 in March.
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Belfast will be host to the last 4 Nations of 2016 in November.
Entry form available to download on EBAD Tournaments page.
Pictures from EBAD Stand 2015 and John Aubrey
EBAD will be preparing for the All England Championships again in March 2017. Para-Badminton is now an official Paralympic sport, making its debut in Tokyo Japan 2020. It is now time to shine for the England and GB squads to show their talent in the following years to 2020.
The 2016 event was fabulous as spectators were very intrigued by the different ways of playing that Para-Badminton displays. EBAD would like to say a big thank you to everyone who supports the sport and the players alike.
E.B.A.D. encourages and is always happy to receive any news, information or activities to do with Disability Badminton.