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Competing to Train


Blibli.com Badminton Asia U17 & U15 Junior Championships 2016 serves as a platform for junior players to experiment and develop their skills in an international arena. While most of the actions are focused on the courts at Gor Djarum Jati, little known that there is another kind of action been ongoing concurrently at Gor Djarum Kaliputu.


Badminton Asia assembled teams from developing countries whom also participates in this tournament for a coaching camp in Kudus, Indonesia. Teams from Iran, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Tajikistan and Vietnam participated in the sessions. While these teams have already train to compete prior to this tournament, Badminton Asia is here to provide them a more comprehensive compete to train experience. This collaboration with Indonesia Badminton Association (PBSI) and Djarum Foundation, allowing the teams which share a common goal to join forces and take their training to the next level. The secretary general of Tajikistan Badminton Federation (TBF), Jonathan Linus, expressed his gratitude, “this is our first ever participation in an international event and the various support given by Badminton Asia is already a milestone achievement for TBF. Our players are benefited through the experience of this tournament and training camp.”



Badminton Asia’s goal is to maximise experiences of upcoming talents from developing countries, to enhance international relations, and to provide new ideas and insight for their coaches and players. Led by our Development Officer, Muhammad Andy, the camp was conducted in two prongs. While the players are on court competing, match play analysis support is given, during free hours, training will be provided at Kaliputu. This was done in order to maximize the players time during their stay in Kudus, Indonesia. With Surprise, Singapore had joined a session of the training and such we hope that more countries can come together and lend a hand for our Asian comrades. 

Badminton Asia hopes that this will help to enhance the participation of players and coaches of the developing nations in Asia and in activities of Badminton Asia.



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