Shuttle Stars Badminton
The club provides a world-class environment for grassroots & fun junior badminton in the Hamilton area. Children can be active, socialise & receive tuition from qualified coaches who can pass on badminton & life skills for the long-term.
Branches currently run at Jock Stein & Uddingston Sports Centres for age 7-16. Please note the following information:
- Affiliated to Hamilton Sport Council & Badminton Scotland
- Focus on participation, socialising & skill development
- Members can enter competitions at their appropriate level
- Links to Lanarkshire Badminton Academy & Scottish Junior Squad
- Coaches are all on Badminton Scotland's Coaches Register. All undertake regular CPD including Safeguarding & Protecting Children.
- Members of Uddingston Community Sport Hub
- Achieved South Lanarkshire Leisure's 'Club SL' Bronze award (September 14)
- Accredited with Positive Coaching Scotland (PCS) (September 14)
- Kirsty Gilmour, the British no. 1 player & Glasgow 2014 Silver medallist, and U19 Scottish Champion Alex Dunn, are our Shuttle Stars Badminton ambassadors & role models for our members
Lanarkshire Badminton Academy
The LBA is a development & competitive club founded by Jamie & playing/ coaching partner Keith Turnbull. Alongside other coaches, their vision is to improve Lanarkshire's best junior players who have been identified through their school & community clubs i.e. Shuttle Stars. Many Lanarkshire champions train here plus several players attend Scottish junior national squads & have won Scottish national titles.
The LBA support LASBA & the Lanarkshire Group to ensure that our county teams at Primary & Secondary level are of the highest standard, and to enhance the interest in the annual Lanarkshire Schools & Restricted tournaments. The LBA is affiliated to Hamilton Sports Council & Badminton Scotland & is the premier club in Lanarkshire for juniors to develop their game & aim for national success & beyond.