Performance Sport badminton

If you’re successful in trials, you’ll represent BU in British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) leagues and trophy competitions. We have both men’s and women’s teams who make up TeamBU Badminton.

More badminton opportunities

Our Campus Sport Badminton Club is one of the most popular here at Talbot Campus. Suitable for intermediate players with previous badminton experience. Led by our performance Coach, Martin Wells (below), this is the first step on the development pathway to Bournemouth University’s Performance Team but is also for those who like coaching and competitive match play on a weekly basis.

Available on a pay-and-play basis, our Campus Social Club sessions are suitable for players of all abilities, the focus is on having a fun and friendly hit and meeting new people!

Bookings and trials

£2.25 per session!
Badminton Social Club only £63 for the year (28 weeks)
£3 per session!
Badminton Campus Club only £84 for the year (28 weeks)

Key information

Performance Sport (TeamBU)

Available to: BU students who are high-performing badminton players

Annual membership fees

If you’re successful in becoming a member of TeamBU Badminton, you’ll be required to purchase a membership. The membership includes: BUCS affiliation fees, personal sports insurance, weekly coaching and TeamBU transport. 

Example training days, times and venue:

Men’s: Mondays, 8pm-10pm, Sports Hall, Talbot Campus
Women’s: Mondays, 6pm-8pm, Sports Hall, Talbot Campus
Mixed: Tuesdays, 6pm-7:30pm, Sports Hall, Talbot Campus
Fixtures: home games are played on Wednesday afternoons in our Sports Hall

Campus Sport

Social Club: Badminton

Available to: All BU and AUB students and staff
Days, time: Mondays, 1pm-2pm | Thursdays, 6pm-7pm | Sundays 1pm-2pm
Location: Sports Hall
Price: £63 for the year or £3 pay and play 
Equipment: Provided / welcome to bring your own.
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Campus Club: Badminton

Available to: All BU and AUB students
Day, time: Mondays, 4-5:30pm, 2 October 2023 - 13 May 2024
Location: Sports Hall
Price: £84 for the year
More info: email [email protected] or visit SportBU Reception
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Equipment: Provided / welcome to bring your own.

Staff Badminton

Available to: All BU and AUB staff
Day, time: Thursdays, 12-1pm, 5 October 2023 - 16 May 2024
Location: Sports Hall
Price: Free
Equipment:  Provided / welcome to bring your own.

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Meet our TeamBU Performance Sport badminton teams

TeamBU and Campus Sport Badminton coach

Martin Wells

TeamBU and Campus Sport Badminton is coached by Martin Wells, SportBU Sports Development Manager.

Martin is Level 2 qualified, a former U19 England National and also a coach at Top Racket Badminton Club.

Campus Sport and Courses

If you’re looking to improve your badminton skills through the expertise of a coach, you can sign up to the sport through our Campus Club: Badminton program.

This is aimed at intermediate level, taking place on a weekly basis and with termly tournaments. Depending on how you get on, you could progress to TeamBU Badminton.

The Sports Hall, host to badminton matches at BU

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