Para-Badminton is experiencing significant growth both in the UK and internationally and we are delighted to be able to integrate Para-Badminton athletes within the Loughborough environment.

The Loughborough Para-Badminton offer integrates with the Performance and AU programmes depending on the level and classification of the athlete. All performance athletes have access to a comprehensive programme which includes on and off court support in a variety of areas which are detailed below. With the introduction of a Para Badminton event at BUCS Nationals in 2022, it is an exciting time to join the university programme.

The Programme

Yasmina Eissa and Sameer Chenia
Loughborough Para-Badminton athlete Yasmina Eissa in action with partner Sameer Chenia at BUCS Nationals
Up to 18 hours/week on court training
Individualised planning, goal setting and review meetings
Full screening process to inform your S & C programme
Strength & Conditioning sessions and programming
Physiotherapy and Massage
Performance Nutrition
Performance Lifestyle support
Video and Performance Analysis
Discounted Gym Membership
Free Loughborough Performance Kit


Exceptional Para-Badminton athletes are eligible to apply for scholarships ranging from £500 up to £5000 to further support their ambitions to achieve in the sport. Please visit our Scholarships Webpage for more information

“Loughborough offers the perfect balance between education and sports. Training here has been great as there is a strong focus on individual development which has allowed me to work on my weaknesses...The whole team are very supportive of each other which makes everything so much more enjoyable” Yasmina Eissa, World No 7 Women’s singles SH6.

Contact us

If you are a Para-Badminton athlete with aspirations to study at the university and join our performance programme then please contact our Programme Coordinator by email.

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