With currently over 1200 players competing in badminton in the city, the sport continues to grow at a steady pace. Bradford College’s Badminton Academy will provide you with fantastic new facilities to train in. Our eight court facilities provide one of the largest training centres in the region. The College’s partnership with Badminton England ensures you will experience coaching programmes provided by the most qualified Badminton England staff in the region.
The Bradford College Badminton Academy will provide you with an excellent link to Badminton England Clubs and County structures. As an Olympic sport, the Badminton Academy aims to identify the best local talent and support badminton in the drive for success in the 2012 Olympic Games.
Your vocational study programme is approximately 15 hours per week in your chosen career path. This can be any vocational course from our Further Education Prospectus, such as Construction, Public Services, Beauty Therapy etc. Sports Academy students who wish to choose a Sport course will have the choice of the following vocational sports courses:
The level of course will be chosen in consultation with your tutors, depending on your GCSE performance. Our Sports Academies cater for all abilities and all programmes include a study of Key Skills, to enhance your employment potential.
Students are appointed on a competitive basis and to be successful you will need to demonstrate your sports skills, fitness, motivation and commitment to the sport.
There will be a combination of morning (07.00 – 09.00), lunchtime (12.00 – 14.00), twilight (16.00-18.00) and evening (18.00 – 20.00) sessions. All college competitions will take place every Wednesday afternoon.
The Academy will provide you with the knowledge and skills required to either continue with your sporting career, progress through Further and Higher Education courses or gain employment in such fields as: Sport Coaching, Sports Administration, Fitness and Leisure Industry, Sports Management and Teaching. The College provides Foundation Degrees in Health-Related Exercise and Fitness, Sports Coaching and Sports Science to help you plan your progression routes in the sports and leisure industries.
For more information on Bradford College’s Badminton Academy, please contact our Course Enquiries Team on: 01274 433333 or email email@example.com