Badminton Schedule - Fall 2014

Head Professional: Archie Chawla
Assistant Pros: Sean Chawla, Ryan Giesbrecht, Justin Friesen

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ADULT PROGRAMS

TUESDAY/FRIDAY BUSINESS GROUP
For intermediate players.  Register by responding to weekly email.
When:   Tuesdays  & Fridays 4:00-5:30 pm
Session:   September 9th-December 19th, 2014
Cost: Shared cost of shuttles used

DOUBLES / MIXED PLAY
This is the most popular activity in the badminton section. This is a fun night yet it is still competitive enough to get good games and a good workout.  Players are to register with Archie by 4:00 pm every Wednesday. 

The level of play is intermediate-advanced.

When:    Wednesdays  7:30 - 9:30 pm
Session:    year round
Cost:  Shared cost of shuttles used

SUNDAY DOUBLES / MIXED PLAY
Another social time to play doubles and mixed. Games are arranged by Archie based on registration received by Sunday 12:00 pm

When:    Sundays 10:00 am-12:00 pm
Session:    September 21st-December 14th, 2014
Cost:  Shared cost of shuttles used

NEW MEMBER AND BEGINNER
COMPLIMENTARY ORIENTATION
We are happy to offer introductory sessions to get going in badminton.

When:             Tuesdays 8:00-9:00 pm
Dates:     September 16th, October 21st, November       18th, December 16th, 2014
Cost:                N/C for the first session
Register with Archie  by 4:00 pm the day prior to the session

THEME NIGHTS
A different take on the usual Wednesday evening play. These special evenings are based on certain occasions.

  Halloween Mixer
 When:  October 30th 2014
 Time:   7:30 pm
 Cost: TBA
 *Food and drink to follow playing time*
  Christmas Mixer
 When:  December 11th, 2014
 Time:   7:30 pm
 Cost: TBA
 *Food and drink to follow playing time as well as donations collected for Winnipeg Harvest*
ADULT CLINICS
 
SKILLS CLINICS
An excellent opportunity to learn specific skills as well as footwork involved in executing these shots. Each of the following weeks is dedicated to a  different set of skills.
When:    Sundays 12:20-1:30 pm

September 21st, 2014  SHORT SERVES & RETURNS
September 28th, 2014 NET SHOTS & LIFTS
October 5th, 2014 FOREHAND SHORT SERVES & LONG    SERVES
October 19th, 2014 OVERHEAD DROPS AND CLEARS
October 26th, 2014 SMASHES & RETURNS
   (must attend October 19th to participate)
November 2nd, 2014 UNDERHAND SHOTS
November 9th, 2014 OVERHAND SHOTS
November  16th, 2014 UNDERHAND SHOTS
November 23rd, 2014 OVERHAND SHOTS

Cost: Shared cost of 1 hour group lesson (minimum of 2 participants)
Must register each week by email or in person by 4:00 pm the Saturday prior to the session of your choice


JUNIOR PROGRAMS
Most junior programs are twice per week.
Lesson fees will be prorated for late starters. Some of our top athletes and experienced coaches run the lessons and every effort is made to help our athletes learn proper skills and have fun!

PEE WEE - HAND & EYE CO-ORDINATION &
BADMINTON SKILLS
Target Age:   4-6 year olds  
When:    Saturdays  10:00-10:45 a.m.
Session:    September 13th-December 13th, 2014
Cost:    $110/player  (11-12 classes)

INTRODUCTORY/INTERMEDIATE
Target Age:  7-12 years old
When:    Tuesdays 4:30-5:30 pm
  Saturdays  9:30-10:30 am
Session:    September 9th- December 16th 2014
Cost:  $300 (25-26 Classes)

PRE-COMPETITIVE
Target Age:  11-16 years old
When:    Wednesdays  4:30-6:00 pm
  Saturdays  10:30-12:00 am
Session:    September 6th-December 17th, 2014
Cost:    $185 September 30th
  $185 November 30th
 (25-26 Classes)+ shared cost of new    feather shuttles

COMPETITIVE *B*
This clinic is for juniors/adults who have a sound grasp of basic-advanced skills and intend to compete in provincial competitions.
Target Age:   13-19
When:    Wednesdays 6:00-7:30 pm
  Saturdays 12:00-1:30 pm
Session:    September 6th-December 17th, 2014
Cost:    $185 September 30th
  $185 November 30th
  (25-26 classes)+ shared cost of new shuttles used
Best players in this program will be given an opportunity to train once a week (at nominal cost) with the Competitive A group.

COMPETITIVE B PRE COMPETITIVE LADDER
When:  Sundays 4:00-6:00 pm
Session:  September 7th-December 14th, 2014
Cost:  Shared cost of shuttles used
No cost for the session for program participants

COMPETITIVE *A*
This clinic is for juniors/adults who have progressed to an advanced level and are keen about playing competitive Badminton.  The clinics are well structured with a strong emphasis on learning higher skills, strategy, fitness training, hard work, proper focus, regular attendance, keen desire and the right attitude.
Target Age:   14+
When:    Tuesdays 6:15-8:00 pm
  Thursdays  6:15-8:00 pm
Session:    September 2nd-December 18th, 2014
Cost:    $95/month plus shared cost of shuttles used
 
COMPETITIVE A/B LADDER
Open to all competitive players
When: Saturdays  1:30-4:30 pm
Session: September 7th-December 7th, 2014
Cost: Shared cost of shuttles used
No cost for the session for program participants


PRIVATE AND SEMI-PRIVATE LESSONS
1 player $27 / 3o mins   
  $36 / 45 mins   
  $45 / 60 mins   

2 players $16 / 30 mins   
  $21 / 45 mins    
  $27 / 60 mins   

3 players $12 / 30 mins     
  $15 / 45 mins    
  $18 / 60 mins   

4 group $9 / 30 mins    
  $12 / 45 mins    
  $14 / 60 mins   

NOTE:  All prices are per person +gst

Competitive Schedule 2014
Season Opener (Kings Head Doubles) 
September 20th @ WWC

Prairie Junior Elite
October 10th-12th @ WWC

City Junior Open U13, U15, U17, U19
October 17th-19th @ College Louis Riel

Western Canadian Team Championship Try Outs
November 15th ?@ College Louis Riel

Herb Richard Manitoba Open
November 27th-30th @ WWC

Annual Handicap Singles & Doubles
December 12th & 13th @ WWC