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Badminton course

badminton [bad-min-tn]

noun a game with rackets in which a shuttlecock is hit back and forth across a net.

  • Available to all
  • 4 or 8 week courses for beginner and improver levels
  • Reduced prices for members (become a member)

Is equipment provided?

All sessions of your course include:

  • Instructor led learning from experienced coaches
  • Use of the courts, rackets and balls
  • Access to showers and other facilities

What should I bring?

To get the most from your course:

  • Wear loose comfortable clothing and indoor or white soled trainers
  • Make sure you bring a drink along
  • You can use your own racquet if you have one



Suitable for:

  • Anyone who's never picked up a badminton racket before
  • Complete beginners or anyone looking to review the basic techniques and tactics required to play
  • If you've played but have trouble maintaining a rally or want help hitting the shuttle where you want to

What you'll learn:

  • The basic techniques of serving and net shots, including forehand and backhand
  • Hitting three overhead shots
  • Defence techniques

When and where?

Thursday 10 May - Thursday 28 June 2018

  • Eight weeks, with one session per week
  • Every Thursday 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Main Hall, Sports Centre (view on map)

What does it cost?

  8 week course
Members £32.80
Non-members £53.60
University of Warwick staff One WLA voucher

How do I book?

Book your place online in advance or by visiting the Sports Centre.

Book online today


Suitable for:

  • Those who have attended our beginners course
  • Anyone who currently plays recreationally but would like to improve their skills level
  • If you've played before and want to develop your game and improve your technique

What you'll learn:

  • A closer look at your technique including forehand, backhand and overhead shots
  • Techniques for hitting different shots from front and back court
  • Tactics for singles and doubles as well as advanced match play throughout the course

When and when?

Thursday 10 May - Thursday 28 June 2018

  • Eight weeks, with one session per week
  • Every Thursday 7:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Main Hall, Sports Centre (view on map)

What does it cost?

  8 week course
Members £32.80
Non-members £53.60
University of Warwick staff One WLA voucher

How do I book?

Book your place online in advance or by visiting the Sports Centre.

Book online today