SBA JUNIOR Mini-Tournaments – Winter 2018
Shake off the winter cold, and have some fun on the badminton courts with your friends, for a friendly badminton competition.
Events are open to players from all schools and all clubs.
Venue: Omer Deslauriers High School – 159 Chesterton Drive, Ottawa
Registration is now open and is to be done on line. Event details can be found on the links below.
Sunday, February 4th: U13– Singles (Born 2006 or later), U17– Singles and Doubles (Born 2002 or later)
Sunday, February 11th: U11 – Singles, U15 – Singles and Doubles
WINTER 2018 – Weekly Training
Registration NOW OPEN.
Registration is accepted on a first come basis on receipt of registration form, and payment for appropriate training classes.
Three (3) days, two (2) locations to choose from:
- FRIDAY nights at Turnbull School – 10 week program (3 hour session)
- SATURDAYS at Turnbull School – 10 week programs
- SUNDAYS at Hunt Club Riverside Park CC – 8 week programs
We look forward to welcoming you to one of our alternate locations.
MARCH BREAK Camp 2018 – Kanata
Registration is now open.
Gather your friends, and register early to join the fun on the badminton courts for March Break. It is an excellent time to practice for your school, regional and provincial tournaments... as well as just have some fun with your friends on the badminton courts.
Venue: All Saints High School – Kanata
Date: March 12 – 16
SPRING 2018 – Weekly Training
Two (2) locations to choose from:
- Saturdays at the Turnbull School
- Sundays at the Hunt Club Riverside Park Community Centre
Registration now open.
SBA SUMMER CAMPS 2018
Registration is now open for our highly acclaimed summer camps. Players from all clubs and all schools are welcome to participate.
Programs include technical and tactical training with our NCCP trained and certified coaching leadership team, along with organized game play.
Plan for some summer fun on the badminton courts with your friends, and/or get a jump start on developing your competitive game.
Venue: Turnbull School – 1132 Fisher Avenue (between Baseline and Carling)
Choice of 6 weeks beginning July 9
Choice of Full Days, Half day mornings, Half day afternoons. (Turnbull School offers an academic program in the mornings: Information)
BON #3 - Provincial Junior Competitive Series Tournament – December 9/10, 2017 – North Bay
Super results were earned by the Soong Badminton Academy competitive team members, who travelled together via bus to North Bay to participate in the BON #3 event.
There were inspiring performances by all our Soong players in all age categories who raised their games to compete with over a hundred players from across the province.
SBA results included: Twenty-three (23) medals, six (6) - 4th place finishes, four (4) - Consolation Winners, and eight (8) - Consolation Finalists.
Special congratulations to our SBA triple medal winners who included: Dulika Gamage, YiYan Huang, Heather Liu and Richard Xu.
NCCP Regional Certification – December 2017
Congratulations to Emily Chen who has completed the full requirements for the NCCP Regional Coaching Certification program.
Emily is also a participant in the Coaching Association of Ontario “Changing the Game” program, and a team captain of the SBA competitive team.
We look forward to continuing to work with Emily as she supports the development of badminton in the region.
ODBA District - Outstanding Athletes of the Year 2016-2017
Soong Badminton Academy Players earned Five (5/10) - Outstanding Athletes of the Year (2016-2017) awarded at the annual fall ODBA District AGM on Sunday, November 5.
Congratulations to our SBA athletes:
U15 – Female: Dulika Gamage
U15 – Male: Ethan Wu
U13 – Female: Yiyan Huang
U13 – Male: Hasith de Alwis
U11 – Male: Aayush Saha
Changing the Game – Changing the Conversation
Three (3) members of the Soong Badminton Academy have been selected by the Ontario Coaches Association to participate in the CAO - Ontario 150 program celebrating the development of female coaches.
Janet Hugli Soong has been selected as a CAO Coach Mentor.
Emily Chen and Patricia Liu have been selected as Apprentice badminton coaches.
"Changing the Game – Changing the Conversation" is a signature initiative of the Ontario150 program.
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