Junior Badminton Academy
NZBC is dedicated to providing excellent facility and infrastructure to develop the junior badminton in the East Auckland area and committed to developing junior players from five years of age, identify new talents, encourage, guide and provide every support to groom them as best players in the country. Use excellent modern management, coaching, technological and safety practices and operate the junior club in a very professional manner.
|1 School Term
|2 School Terms
|3 School Terms
|4 School Terms
|School Holiday Badminton
|Junior academy info for New members
Try 1-week Free holiday program before joining the Junior Badminton Academy
All New full-year enrolments receive 1-week school holiday program prior to starting clubs.
The junior club programs are very formally structured with all players wearing club shirts provided free. We emphasize children learning & practicing all good values learning social skills while learning badminton sport. Punctuality, Regular attendance, players putting their full effort, respecting other players/coaches, use of appropriate language and good sportsmanship are some of the aspects given importance during club sessions. Apart from values, badminton sport includes not only learning skills but also fitness program, competitions, rules of games, injury management, weekly assessments and mental training. The player’s progress and performances are closely monitored on a weekly basis and upgrade to appropriate sessions or recommendations for individual advancements & further training opportunities are provided. While we ensure children to have good social time and fun we encourage and emphasis players to develop competitive culture from early ages to develop & excel at their own pace. We believe while some of the skilled and passionate players move towards competitive high-level tournaments others will gain great life & sports skills to develop their future towards their set goals in life and continue to play badminton for entertainment and social fun during their lifetime.
Apply for a junior club replacement session. If your child has a special program such as school functions, sports functions which are planned well in advance you could apply for a replacement session. The management will approve a replacement session during the same week if available and appropriate level. This is not applicable for players who are sick or go on holidays or players who cannot attend the replacement session during the same week.
|School Terms & Holiday program dates 2023/2024
|2023 Junior club
|2023 Holiday Badminton
|2024 Junior club
|2024 Holiday Badminton
Its a dedicated modern badminton hall with 22 badminton courts, 2 Table tennis courts, 1 badminton personal Gym and biggest in Australasia, International standard PVC rubber mats on Timber flooring, excellent lighting, Ample car parking, On-site pro shop for all your badminton needs, Event rooms, Resident manager, Computerized on-line court booking facility, Senior, junior, Midweek clubs, training sessions, group & individual coaching, Reception and staff facility during weekdays & most after hours, Open 7AM – 11PM 365 days. An arrangement could be made for court usage outside those hours.
Academy membership Refund policy:
Refundable within 30 days for a change of mind or anytime with a medical certificate for injuries, in which case casual fee will be charged for the sessions finished regardless of attendance. Casual fee is $15/session
Junior Badminton Academy Sessions
Days and Times
|Junior Badminton Academy Sessions (JBAS)
|5 – 7 PM
|5 – 7 PM
|5 – 7 PM
|5 – 7 PM
|5 – 7 PM
|9.30 - 11.30 AM
|11.30 AM-1.30 PM
|2.30 – 4.30 PM
How does the junior academy operate – Main features
Computer scheduled games, group coaching, weekly ranking & assessments, equal opportunities for everyone, Fitness and group skill learning.
Highly structured junior programs with a high level of discipline and order.
Club T-shirt is mandatory and all club members receive 1 FREE club T-shirt for every full year enrollment (4 terms)
All players arrive at least 10 minutes before the session and sign in at the club computer.
In some sessions, a warm-up game is scheduled and other sessions warm-up routines are followed.
1 or 2 courts are allocated for group coaching. All players are rostered in the games and sent to coaching courts where they are taught basic skills depending on their levels.
Full fitness session and learning skills as a group.
Small group coaching sessions and ranking games.
Ladder competitions, ranking competitions and recording of scores for player ranking and level assessment, off court training. Players levels are assessed on a weekly basis.
Players cannot attend a session if they are late by 30 minutes or leave the session until the end the session unless prearranged with the coach.
Parents/guardians are allowed to stay in the club room during the whole session but they are not allowed to walk in and out during the sessions.
Special features of NZBC Junior badminton academy
The center is located in a very secure, safe, popular developing area of East Auckland.
Travelling to and from the center from anywhere and Parking facility is made easy and excellent.
The center is manned and supervised 24hrs/day by the resident manager and safety and security are fully ensured for all players.
The centre is equipped with 24 safety & security cameras monitored throughout the day. Fully fenced car park with security gates.
Seating arrangement around the courts make it very convenient for players and parents to sit & watch their children or other players training.
Computer systems and software programs are developed and customized to suit the needs of the junior players.
Every player has equal attention and time of play on & off the court.
Every player’s development is assessed regularly and rankings maintained by having weekly tournaments.
The center has a fully functional reception area and parents and players can visit anytime during working hours or most after working hours for all their administration needs of enrollment, payment, receipt, tournament etc.
The center has fully functional and regularly updated website for everyone to be aware of all the events and programs of the center.
First Aid, Ice pack facilities are always available during session times.
Onsite pro-shop with professional advisers are always available to meet the needs of the players/parents.
All players are able to set up a private court booking facility at a nominal cost so that they are able to book courts during non-club times and play with their family and friends.
Expectation from players
Players must demonstrate a high level of punctuality and commitment to the programs.
Players must demonstrate a high level of conduct & behavior during the whole session on & off the court respecting coaches and fellow players.
Players must follow the rules and guidelines of the game and the club/center at all times.
Players are to bring Racquet, water bottle, towel and must have non-marking badminton shoes.
Food or drinks must be consumed outside the court areas.
Players are not allowed to bring or use musical and any electronic devices during club sessions.
Frequently asked questions Junior badminton academy
When does the academy start and finish for the year?
When the school starts the academy starts. Generally 1st of Feb.each year. Last day of the session is on 15th Dec each year.
How many weeks in each term?
That would be exactly the same as the school terms.(9-11 weeks)
Can we pay term by term and renew at the end of each term?
Yes, you can but you will end up paying much more than paying all 4 terms in advance and also place may not be guaranteed in case there is a waiting list to sessions. Also when you pay for 4 terms your term price is locked for the next 4 terms. Any price increase would not affect you during that time.
Can we book courts outside the club sessions?
Yes, you can. Every full year academy member is entitled to get a court lighting account for a nominal setup fee of $15 one-off fee, player registration fee for family play, able to book court outside club hours to play with family.
If the children are very beginners, will they fit into the Academy? What do you recommend?
Children donot need to know anything at all to join the academy and everything from the basic will be taught to them.
If the children are struggling to hit over the net and connect the shuttles we recommend that the parents book courts outside the club hours and play with them and help the children to learn to hit the shuttles. Parents are welcome to watch the teaching session or ask the coach how they can help their children so that they can help their children effectively.
Is there badminton during school holidays and public holidays?
The regular academy sessions run only during the school term. There is no junior academy sessions during school holidays.
However, there is a special holiday badminton program every weekday during the school holidays.
Will the club sessions be structured programs?
Yes, the sessions will be very structured and the players will systematically learn as a group the basic skills and play heaps of games practicing the skills and also regular ranking competitions. There will be mandatory fitness, coaching, games, and competition session. High level of discipline and conduct expected and enforced at all times. All players must arrive before the session commencing time and stay during the whole session. All players will be expected to carry out training assignments on & off the court during the session.
Are the players ranked and assessed regularly and when the players get better will they be moved to appropriate levels and sessions?
Yes, all players will be assessed and ranked on a weekly basis. Games scores will be collected during each week and the new rankings will be available to players on the following week so that the players themselves will know their progress.
Can we make payment by EFTPOS or Credit cards?
Yes, payment can be made by Cash, EFTPOS, Credit cards and Direct credit.
What do the players have to wear & bring?
Players must wear a club T-shirt and non-marking shoes. Players need to bring a Racket, water bottle and a towel. Junior Rackets are available for purchase at $29 or hire at $3 at the centre if you don’t have one.
I have more questions and who can I contact?
Call 2727119 and you will have your answers instantly!!!