BADMINTON ON FIRE

19/08/2015 22:47

Helen Troke MBE former World Number One, European and Commonwealth Champion visited Somerset to run a two day course at Welllington School, Princess Royal Sport Complex with her sister Catherine Sertin and helping was Izzy Lewis who plays county badminton for Somerset.  Players came from all over the South West counties including Cornwall, Devon, Avon and Somerset  a total of 23 took part.  The players who attended from Somerset were Jamie Stanford, Ollie Heywood, Josh Tickner, Sam Wellwood, Mawgan Andrew, Zach Hendy, Ben Wardell, Ella Griffin and Pip Wellwood.  The course covered themes around taking the shuttle in front of you, a short arm action on overhead shots and footwork, there was also a session on Strength and conditioning which all players found very useful. For photographs taken on the day, please click HERE