Badminton

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Queen Mary Badminton Club (QMBC) play and train throughout the academic year.

We currently have two Men’s teams, one Women’s team and one Mixed team competing nationally in BUCS (British Universities and Colleges Sport) and LUSL (London Universities Sport League). Team members train up to twice a week - come and join us if you’re interested!

We also have social badminton sessions allocated each week catered to players who have never picked up a racket before as well as those who play casually and regularly. We provide shuttles and have a few rackets we can lend you, however, it's best to bring your own if you have one as they are always high in demand. Being part of the social team, you’ll be a part of the larger badminton family and will be invited to join all social events throughout the year alongside the team players!

Burn calories, meet new people, beat your friends... but most importantly have fun!!!

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Trials

Format
Men’s and Women’s trials - This has not yet been set but it will be after the Fresher's Fair on the 22nd and 23rd of September. Please come by our stall to meet the committee and ask any questions you may have. 


What do you need to bring?
Racket and sports kit.


Selection process
You will be assessed by our team captains and club President. We will assess your range of skills and team working abilities, not just your ability to win.


What are the next steps if you are selected?
You will be invited to attend our team training sessions, where you will be further assessed by our captains.


What happens if you are not selected?
We have a second round of trials in January. In the meantime, you can join our social squads for extra practice. The team list will change throughout the year as not every team member can attend every match. Commitment is key, so don't give up!


Competitions 

Queen Mary Badminton compete in BUCS (British Universities and Colleges Sport) and LUSL (London Universities Sports League).

BUCS League matches are played mostly on Wednesday afternoons, Mixed (LUSL) League matches are played on the weekend.

 

Social Badminton

For social members, sessions will be held on Thursdays 12-2pm at Qmotion, and we kindly ask that you purchase the correct membership in order to attend. We provide some rackets (please bring your own if you have one) and shuttles for you, so come and get some fun exercise!

The first session is to be confirmed, but will be either the end of September or the beginning of October. Please get in touch if you have any queries!

 

Contact Details

President: Adam Brachtl (bt20521@qmul.ac.uk)

Vice-President: Arin Mital (te21620@qmul.ac.uk)

Treasurer: Younous Shikdar (ex21290@qmul.ac.uk)

Social Secretary: Dimitrinka Ilkova Kostadinova (bt20032@qmul.ac.uk)

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