New badminton season in full swing

PUBLISHED: 09:19 09 October 2015 | UPDATED: 09:19 09 October 2015

Uphill Badminton Club.

Uphill Badminton Club.

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Uphill Badminton Club’s winter is in full swing, with senior and junior players back in action.

THE winter season for Uphill Badminton Club is now well underway.

Uphill Badminton Club is the largest in the area, and boasts a thriving senior and junior section five teams in the North Somerset Badminton League and one in Division 1 of the Bristol Men’s League.

Uphill’s A team have won Division 1 for the past 11 seasons and the team has always had a strong showing of its own junior players who have come up through the ranks. The club run its own internal tournaments during the season as well as hosting a twice yearly Weston handicap event, which has proved hugely popular for players from across the area.

If you are looking to take up the sport, the club run a session for beginners every Thursday from 8-10pm. It costs £3 per session and this gives new players access to court time and coaching.

Uphill also have a large junior section and take children from four years up to 18 years old and run three separate hourly coaching sessions every Saturday throughout the season from 2.30-5.30pm. The sessions are run by qualified coaches with assistance from numerous helpers.

New junior players are always welcome. For more information, please contact www.uphillbadminton.co.uk or our facebook page. Club standard players are also welcome.

For details of the senior club and for the beginners sessions, please contact Paul Edwards on 07866 946422 or again visit the website/facebook page.

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