Badminton is a popular sport at UH and there are so many ways you can get involved!
The badminton club is a great way to play competitively as well as receive great training, coaching. It has also allowed me to meet amazing friends with the same passions as myself as well as other from different University’s. It has been a great way to forget about uni work and enjoy uni life.
The Badminton Club caters for regular competitors, with sessions focusing on those wanting to develop as a player.
With a comprehensive coaching set-up, training sessions are split between squad players and development players.
The Badminton Club participate in British College and Universities Sport (BUCS) competition:
Men’s 1st: South Eastern Tier 2 and and Conference Cup
Men’s 2nd: South Eastern Tier 4 and Conference Cup
Women’s 1st: South Eastern Tier 2 and Conference Cup
There are three weeks of free trials and taster sessions at the start of Semester B (Monday 10th January - Sunday 30th January).
Anyone invited to join the Club must have signed up and paid for their membership following this three-week period.
Please pre-register by contacting the Club on their social media channels.
The Badminton Club is coached and managed by experienced Level 2 coach, Alan Alexander.
What to expect:
The aim is to be competetive, so you'll play competitive matches against each other. Coming alone? Please don't worry, we have friendly trained student Activators who will meet you there and find someone for you to play against. All equipment is provided, so you just need to bring yourself and a bottle of water.
How to be involved:
From Monday 14 February you'll have to purchase a membership or book and pay for sessions in advance. All sessions can be booked 7 days in advance, which gives you plenty of time. To do this, just sign up for the FREE HertSquad membership and book in person at Hertfordshire Sports Village or over the phone weekdays between 11:00-13:00 via 01707 284466.
Gives you unlimited access to every competitive Book and Play session this semester and priority booking for only £30. You’ll save £100s! Plus you’ll also get a free HertSquad Campus Sport hoodie. Plus, you’ll have the option to join a competitive ladder (league table) via the Playwaze app for Badminton, Squash, Table Tennis and Tennis.
How to sign up:
Pay as you go
Don’t want to commit, then pay as you go with £3 per session with a HertSquad Pass or it's £6 for non-members. Sign up for your FREE HertSquad Pass to get 50% discount on sessions.
Learn the basics with Active Students. Check out the timetable to see when there is a session that suits you.