Happenings at Boston Badminton

Up and coming Juniors!

Oct 22, 2011

Focusing on Juniors ...   Read more »

Junior Group Training

Oct 22, 2011

Juniors in training by coach Thomas Indratjaja and Pashupati Paneru.   Read more »

Competitive Training Camp!

Oct 22, 2011

Headed by Boston Badminton's own, Andy Chong. Read more »

Blogs

CLUB SCHEDULE CHANGE FOR MAY 10-11

Sat, May 10  9 am – 1 pm

Sun, May 11  3 – 7 pm

This is to allow Club staff and players to watch the Boston Open at MIT. 

Members can use the courts at any time.

 

CLUB FEATURED PROMOTIONS MAY 6 TO 31

Thinking about a mother’s day gift, competing in the Bay State Games (June 28-29) or watching the US Open in Long Island, NY (Jul 8-13) or enjoying more badminton this summer?   Take advantage of Boston Badminton deals ending May 31:
50 % off initiation fee for Club Membership
FREE YONEX Navy Blue/Red 5426 6-pack bag for purchases of YONEX racquets starting May 15 (list price of over $200, one per customer while supplies last)
10 % off all Carlton racquets including 2014 models
10% off tickets to the 2014 Yonex US Open – grand prix Gold

JUDY DEVLIN FUND NOW OPEN FOR APPLICATION UNTIL MAY 27

Remember Northeast players Sameera Gunatileka and Vincent Nguy from MD?  During 2008-2011, they trained hard and performed well to earn their slots in Team USA for various BWF events including the Pan Am Championships (team and individual event), Thomas Cup and World Championship. Read more »

Boston Open is Open to the Public for Free!

With prize money at more than $22K, the field of national and international players competing in the May 9-11 Boston Open at the MIT Rockwell Cage, Cambridge, MA is the strongest in years.
Schedule of major matches:
Saturday 10th May
·         1.45pm - Mens Doubles Quarter-Finals
·         4.00pm - Mixed Doubles Quarter-Finals
·         5.45pm - Semi-Finals (except Mixed Doubles)
Sunday 11th May Read more »

MAKE THE YONEX US OPEN BADMINTON CHAMPIONSHIPS A PART OF YOUR EXCITING SUMMER VACATION

This BWF Grand Prix Gold Series tournament with $150,000 prize money is the biggest and highest level badminton event to be held in the East USA.  Watch the world top competitors compete on July 8-13 at the Suffolk County Community College gym in Brentwood, NY.
Schedule of events:
Tue July 8, 2014 Qualification Rounds 9.00am – 4.00pm Read more »

2014 ADULT NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Matches are scheduled on :
Fri, Mar 28           12 noon to 8:30 pm
Sat, Mar 29         9 am to 9 pm
Sun, Mar 30        8:30 am to 3 pm
Boston Badminton will not be available for regular play during the tournament, Fri to Sun.   Courts will become available to members and guests after the tournament on Sunday, starting from around 4 pm to 8 pm.

CHONGTIAN QIU TO JOIN BOSTON BADMINTON

                Chongtian Qiu is not new in the US. During his short stint at the International Badminton Club, NJ (Fall 2012-Spring 2013) as a player and coach, he won many titles that gave him a US National ranking of 8th in Men’s singles and 7th in Men’s Doubles.  These titles include:
Yonex IBC Open
                Champion           Men’s Doubles Read more »

Could Badminton become a mainstream High School Sport in Massachusetts?

Getting badminton as one of the sports in High Schools seemed elusive but was very much in the minds and discussion among Massbad activists for over six years, though no concrete steps were taken.   To their surprise, a student group organizing themselves into the Massachusetts High School Badminton Leaque (MHSBL  http://www.mhsbl.com/) in 2010 held the first MHSBL Open on June of 2011.  The number of participants, most of who never competed in USAB tournaments, and schools involved inspired Massbad to work together with MHSBL.  Both organizations agreed that Massbad was to organize and run an annual HS Team Championships at Boston Badminton while MHSBL was to run the individual event, a High School Open at Newton North HS.  The grassroots organizing from t Read more »