Exclusive tour for Wyvern trio

Three members of Wyvern Badminton Club attended Badminton England’s Exclusive Members Tour at Wellington School, near Taunton.

THREE members of Wyvern Badminton Club attended Badminton England’s Exclusive Members Tour at Wellington School, near Taunton, on Saturday.

Tracey Hooper, Antony Forster and Rob Furlong received top tips from Olympic silver medallists Nathan Robertson and Gail Emms MBE, and Andy Alford, team leader and fitness coach with the GB Badminton squad.

The session provided two hours of personal training with three of the key names in English badminton and covered mental, technical, tactical and physical coaching drills and fun games.

Wyvern Badminton Club plays at Hans Price Academy, Weston, om Mondays from 8-10pm. The club begins the new season this week with matches for both its A and B teams. Following promotions last year, the club has teams in divisions one, two and three of the North Somerset League as well as a team in the Bristol Mens league.


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The club welcomed new members interested in competitive badminton. For more details call secretary Tracey Hooper on 01934 614910.

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