Guys & Dolls Badminton Academy Pages

We are a friendly, cosmopolitan badminton group with an open membership policy, who, in recent years, have welcomed overseas players from Australia, New Zealand, Malaysia, India, Hong Kong, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Thailand, Poland, Canada, Japan France, Vietnam and Nepal.

We used to open for player who are at intermediate level and above on Saturday at Little Venice from 2pm-5pm, now we are open a Sunday session which everyone can attend.

Club website: http://www.gdbadminto...
Club shop: http://www.meetup.com...

We have an active social scene and welcome all members to attend our regular social events such as lunch, dinner, cinema, Christmas dinner, summer barbeque and as many as the players can suggest.




Guys & Dolls Sundays session:

Our initiative to improve your game
Players will be graded according to ability as following categories:

Yellow = C- (New to badminton games or not very good in technique and footwork)
Green = C+ (Knew the basic rules and able to demonstrate basic badminton technique and footwork)
Red = B- (Good control on badminton, only 20% mistake during 21 game point)
Blue = B (Able to demonstrate combination of power, control, and technique)
Purple = B+ (Level for people who are qualify for league match)
Black = A (Legend player)

How much does it cost?
8 pounds for men
7 pounds for ladies
12 pounds for people who come for practice and games


When?
3 Courts from 2 to 5 pm on Sundays (Games Only)
1 Court from 2 to 5 pm on Sundays (Training & Games)

Where?
10 Crompton Street, London W2 1ND
Little Venice map

What shuttles do you play with?
Feather shuttlecocks will be supplied.

What about racket?
Please bring your own racket or you can purchase excellent Finnex racquets from Andy. Test racquets are available.

What about insurance?
We are private individuals getting together to play for fun, therefore we accept no liability for any loss or injury, however sustained, while taking part in club activities. If you want to cover yourself against injury to yourself or others, please make sure you have the appropriate insurance

RSVP "Yes" to book a spot!
If your plans change and you can no longer attend the session you have booked, for people who are no show will be given £2 penalty on the next visit, please show some consideration and change your RSVP from 'Yes' to 'No' at the earliest opportunity. Thanks!

Guided training are available for people who wish to improve (with limited people only), our trainer Chin-chih and Ken will be running this for every weeks and they will provide suitable training for each player according to their individual level and ability.

Table of Contents

Page title Most recent update Last edited by
Peg System. September 29, 2010 12:55 AM Andy C.
Basic Information about Racket September 8, 2010 1:59 PM Andy C.
Basic information about Shuttlecocks September 8, 2010 1:58 PM Andy C.
Common Badminton Injuries September 8, 2010 12:24 PM Andy C.
Guys and Dolls Badminton Shop December 17, 2010 3:08 AM former member
About Guys & Dolls Badminton Academy September 23, 2012 10:37 AM former member

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