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 Activities Continue on Mar 3

The MassBad Doubles League will use 3 courts in the Club.  Members and guests will have 3 courts to play on while the tournament is going on.  All training sessions will continue as usual.  There will be no court reservation during the tournament.
Friday night is A night.  Members and guests, please note that it is likely that the Division A/B participants are likely going to practice on Fri, Mar 2.  They and other A players will have priority in court use.  It is strongly suggested that C and D players avoid using the courts after 7 pm.     

MASSBad Doubles League: DIVISION A/B TEAMS PLAY ON MAR 3

LATEST UPDATE: Five Teams will compete for the Division A/B title of the MassBad Doubles League: Maugus Club, Marblehead Youth Badminton, Boston Falcons, Boston Express and Boston Swordfish.  The tournament will be held at Boston Badminton from 9:30 am to 10 pm.   The Club will open at 9 am.  Schedule of play is as follows:

9:30 am               Boston Express vs. Boston Swordfish

                               Maugus vs. Boston Falcons

 12 noon               Boston Express vs. Boston Falcons Read more »

TOURNAMENT SEASON HEATS UP: there's a tournament for everyone!

 
Crystal City Badminton Open
Saturday, February 18, 2012
TIME & PLACE: Campbell-Savona Central School, 8455 CR 125, Campbell, NY  14821
                             Singles - 9:00 AM, Doubles – 11:00 AM (late arrivals subject to forfeiture)
EVENTS:  Men's Singles, Women's Singles, Men's Doubles, Women's Doubles, Mixed Doubles
FEES:  $25 first event; $5 each additional event
FORMAT:  ABCD if sufficient entries; round robin if minimum entries Read more »

2012 Connecticut Open Results

 
For 53 years, top Massachusetts players have participated in this end of January tournament.   Now, more than in recent years, participation is strong.  Check out the results:
http://bostonbadminton.com/sites/default/files/2012%20CT%20Open%20Results.pdf

House Rules

Please note that whenever there are more players than available court space, players are required to play a game and rotate out.  Warm up time should be no more than 5 min.
Week Nights. Players are asked to adhere to the court schedule esp. on weekdays at 6:30-9 pm (Mon B/C, Tue and Thu C/D, Wed and Fri A/B), as designated players will be given priority when it is crowded.  Those desiring to play continuously among themselves or do drills during this time can do so with court reservations. Read more »

Yonex Nanoray Racquets are Available

http://www.yonex.com/nanoray/webcatalogue/#page=1
Check out Yonex newest racquet series: the NANORAY.   Introduced in 2011, the NANORAY is a technologically advance head-light racquet which delivers fast, controlled swing with enhanced repulsion via the new Aero Frame.   NanoRay is desgined for players seeking to control the game with extreme speed and sharp movement. Read more »

MassBad Schedules the 2012 Doubles League

Massbad Doubles League Coordinator Tom Yang is happy to announce the schedule of League play for the 2012 season:
March 3rd and 10th:Division A/B
Apr 21st and 28th:  Division B/C
 May 5th:  Division D
 
Massbad has decided to change the format for the Doubles League.  Teams that played in the A and B League will now play together.  In order that the A players spread out among the various  teams, a maximum of 4 A players is allowed in each team.
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Umpire Training on Sat Jan 21

Support Massachusetts badminton by serving as umpire.  MassBad President Beth Sopka will conduct an Umpire Training Course on Sat, Jan 21, 1:30- 4 pm at Boston Badminton.  Trainees can do their practical umpire test during the Connecticut Open on Jan 27-29.
 We need as many volunteers as possible to serve as umpires during our next national event: the 2012 Junior International Trials on Apr 6-8.  The competitive will run up to 14 hours  each day,  with all matches umpired.  The big bonus for umpires is that they get the best seat to watch top US juniors compete.