Badminton

WELCOME to PRIMESTAR SPORT ACADEMY. Are you a beginner in learning how to play badminton? Or do you already know how to play badminton but want to improve your skills and play like a professional?

If YES is your answer, you are at right place to achieve your goal.

It is easy to become a good badminton player, but to become a professional we have to believe,sacrifice & train hard. Since you are here reading this, we assume that you want to improve your badminton skills and perhaps become the badminton pro among your mates.

Whether you're aiming to be a pro or just want to play badminton for recreation or leisure, PRIMESTAR SPORT ACADEMY BADMINTON PROGRAMME is for you. You'll find information on badminton basics as well as many little tips that differentiate you from a beginner and an experienced player.

What's the secret?

There are NO SECRETS. However you must have proper knowledge on how to play badminton and train... train... train... in order to become THE PRO.

It's true, we will teach badminton with the best and latest "pro techniques" to play like a pro. All you need is to know how to play and then train your badminton basics CORRECTLY. Trust us; you will be THE winner when you master some very BASIC badminton techniques.

We want to ensure that the high standards of badminton are kept for generations to come, and are committed to create, what we like to call Champions For Life – well-rounded individuals who don't just excel in badminton, but are also successful in all aspects of their life!

There're five principles that guide the way that we train our students:

  • To instill the values of good sportsmanship, team spirit, perseverance, discipline and leadership qualities.
  • To promote a healthy & fit lifestyle.
  • To encourage participation of juniors in competitive levels.
  • To create awareness of badminton among the younger generation.
  • To allow players to foster new friendships.

Take a look at our program

The PRIMESTAR SPORT ACADEMY BADMINTON coaching program has been designed in consultation with prominent internationalcoaches The objective of the academy is to introduce students to badminton basic, intermediate and advanced level. The coaches will assess the current level of the student, their ability and their goals and train them to achieve their attainable levels in the years to come.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Running activities, shadow badminton, correct footwork, skipping, badminton drills
  • Badminton strokes and skill development including playing matches/games
  • Badminton theory lessons, and sports psychology
  • Participation in internal and external badminton tournaments
  • International training for promising students

* On successful completion of the program, students will be awarded certification at different levels: beginner, intermediate and advanced.

The basic level is for students with little or no exposure to badminton. In this session students will learn the basics of badminton in a professional manner with fun activities. The correct grip, different types of services, overhead strokes, underhand strokes, basic footwork, badminton rules, scoring, basic shadow playing and respecting officials, opponents & etiquette in badminton. This session will enable the students to develop a love for the sport.

Warm Up and Drills:
(Warm Up - stretching for flexibility and play preparation)

  • Stretch muscle slowly while standing and sitting
  • Swing the racket in a variety of movements
  • Shadow playing and skipping
  • Footwork drills simulating game movements
  • Quick, short sprints - forward, back, side, diagonal
  • Half court singles
  • Two to one games

EXTRA HIGHLIGHTS

Respect & Etiquette:

  • Badminton etiquette and mannerism in and off the court.
  • Respecting officials, coaches, opponents & spectators.

Duration – 1 Hour

The basic level is for students with little exposure to badminton. In this session students will learn the basics of badminton in a professional manner with fun activities. The correct grip, different types of services, overhead strokes, underhand strokes, basic footwork, badminton rules, scoring, basic shadow playing and respecting officials, opponents & etiquette in badminton. This session will enable the students to develop a love for the sport.

Warm Up and Drills:
(Warm Up - stretching for flexibility and play preparation)

  • Stretch muscle slowly while standing and sitting
  • Swing the racket in a variety of movements
  • Shadow playing and skipping
  • Footwork drills simulating game movements
  • Quick, short sprints - forward, back, side, diagonal
  • Half court singles
  • Two to one games

EXTRA HIGHLIGHTS

Respect & Etiquette:

  • Badminton etiquette and mannerism in and off the court.
  • Respecting officials, coaches, opponents & spectators.

Duration – 1 Hour

This session is for advanced beginner/intermediate students. They will learn in addition to the contents of basic level, to hit the bird with some level of consistency. The students will learn techniques for various badminton shots such as clears, drops, smashes, net shots, lifts, defense and improve on footwork drills. This session will enable for students to play at school and regional level and determine whether the student enjoys the game and would like to go to the next level.

EXTRA HIGHLIGHTS

Rules and Their Interpretations:

  • Type of play singles or doubles, and Mixed doubles
  • Serving and scoring, rules, court dimensions, badminton theory, sports psychology.
  • Faults- during service, receiving and play

Duration – 1 hour and 30 minutes

This session is for advanced beginner/intermediate students. They will learn in addition to the contents of basic level, to hit the bird with some level of consistency. The students will learn techniques for various badminton shots such as clears, drops, smashes, net shots, lifts, defense and improve on footwork drills. This session will enable for students to play at school and regional level and determine whether the student enjoys the game and would like to go to the next level.

EXTRA HIGHLIGHTS

Advanced Skills: required for the final kill

  • forehand and backhand Shots
  • Ready position at all times
  • Clears, drops, smashes, net shots, lifts to any part of the court and corners.
  • Movement in the court- "feet, body, arms, head co-ordination
  • Service low/short, high/long, and flick
  • Clear/lob shot offensive and defensive, overhead.
  • Anywhere Drop shot
  • Drive shot cross court and down the line
  • Smash/Jump smash
  • Blocking of all types of shots
  • Round the headshot.

Strategy and Tactics:

  • Offensive and defensive
  • Angle of return - cross-court vs. angle return
  • Serving
  • Receiving and returning the serve
  • Singles play vs. doubles - also mixed doubles

Study your competitor and adjust the game accordingly.
Duration – 1 hour and 30 minutes

This level is for high intermediate/advanced level of students. Here the students should be able to demonstrate and able to move and hit the bird with a high level of consistency. The students will be focusing on precision, speed, agility, stamina through conditioning. This session is targeted to more serious students who would like to go that extra mile in order to reach national/international standards.

EXTRA HIGHLIGHTS

Advanced Skills: required for the final kill

  • Advanced forehand and backhand Shots
  • Ready position at all times
  • Advance clears, drops, smashes, net shots, lifts to any part of the court and corners.
  • Advanced Movement in the court- "feet, body, arms, head co-ordination
  • Service low/short, high/long, and flick
  • Clear/lob shot offensive and defensive, overhead.
  • Anywhere Drop shot
  • Advanced Drive shot cross court and down the line
  • Advanced Smash/Jump smash
  • Blocking of all types of shots
  • Round the head shot.

Strategy and Tactics:

  • Offensive and defensive
  • Angle of return - cross-court vs. angle return
  • Serving
  • Receiving and returning the serve
  • Singles play vs. doubles - also mixed doubles
  • Study your competitor and adjust the game accordingly.

Duration – 1 hour and 30 minutes.

This level is for high intermediate/advanced level of students. Here the students should be able to demonstrate and able to move and hit the bird with a high level of consistency. The students will be focusing on precision, speed, agility, stamina through conditioning. This session is targeted to more serious students who would like to go that extra mile in order to reach national/international standards.

EXTRA HIGHLIGHTS

Advanced Skills: required for the final kill

  • Advanced forehand and backhand Shots
  • Ready position at all times
  • Advanced clears, drops, smashes, net shots, lifts to any part of the court and corners.
  • Movement in the court- "feet, body, arms, head co-ordination
  • Service low/short, high/long, and flick
  • Clear/lob shot offensive and defensive, overhead.
  • Anywhere Drop shot
  • Advanced Drive shot cross court and down the line
  • Advanced Smash/Jump smash
  • Blocking of all types of shots
  • Round the headshot.

Strategy and Tactics:

  • Offensive and defensive
  • Angle of return - cross-court vs. angle return
  • Serving
  • Receiving and returning the serve
  • Singles play vs. doubles - also mixed doubles

Study your competitor and adjust the game accordingly.

Duration: 1 Hour and 30 Minutes

This level is for advanced level of students. Here the students should be able to demonstrate and able to move and hit the bird with a high level of consistency. The students will be focusing on precision, speed, agility, stamina through conditioning. This session is targeted to more serious students who would like to go that extra mile in order to reach national/international standards.

EXTRA HIGHLIGHTS

Advanced Skills: required for the final kill

  • Advanced forehand and backhand
  • Ready position at all times
  • Advanced clears, drops, smashes, net shots, lifts to any part of the court and corners.
  • Movement in the court- "feet, body, arms, head co-ordination
  • Service low/short, high/long, and flick
  • Clear/lob shot offensive and defensive, overhead.
  • Anywhere Drop shot
  • Advanced Drive shot cross court and down the line
  • Advanced Smash/Jump smash
  • Blocking of all types of shots
  • Round the head shot.

Strategy and Tactics:

  • Offensive and defensive
  • Angle of return - cross-court vs. angle return
  • Serving
  • Receiving and returning the serve
  • Singles play vs. doubles - also mixed doubles
  • Sturdy your competitor and adjust your game accordingly

Duration – 2 hours and 30 minutes.

If you are interested in joining us, come on over to our club and see us. Then you can decide whether this is the club for you. Please let us be clear, you do not need to join the club immediately as we would also like some time to know you better. Join only when you feel comfortable that you will have an enjoyable time here with us. We would encourage you to contact us before you come.

Kindly fill up registration from, bring your Passport copy with Visa page, Emirates ID Card copy and one recent passport size photo.

You can reach us by calling 055 2007182 or connect with us through our Face Book Page: Prime Star Sport Academy. If you like to keep updated with our latest news and events, do "like" us on our Facebook page.

Prime Star Sport Academy strives to provide quality badminton training for all trainees. The coaches in our badminton academy are equipped with high quality badminton knowledge and place our trainee's interest as the priority during every training session.

Every coach of the badminton academy is open to any kind of feedback from the trainees to constantly upgrade themselves by learning and increasing the variations of the drills provided to the trainees. This ensures that training is not monotonous and repetitive.

The group-training fee is AED 1200 Per Month, inclusive of court fees.
The training session will last for 1hr 30 minutes.
Beginners level will get 16 Sessions Per Month
Intermediate level will get 22 Sessions Per Month
Professionals level will get 26 Sessions Per Month

We do run a badminton class on every 7.30 to 8.30 PM for Adults, beginners to an advance level.

We do run a badminton class for children every day, 4.00 PM to 5.30 PM and 5.30 PM to 7 PM. It is meant for children at beginners level, intermediate level and advance level to learn Badminton.

Yes, we have several regular female players.

Yes! We strictly do not tolerate any swearing or the use of foul language or bad sportsmanship during the games. You will be asked to leave the club for repeated offenses.

Additionally, we always encourage our players on court to exchange handshake after completing a game.

We play in rubber court.

We use feather shuttles only.

If you have not played badminton before then wear sports kit that will allow you to move freely. It's a fast game requiring quick movement around the court, kindly use Non-marking shoes.

The session will usually last for one and half hour.

You are more than welcome to stay and watch your child. Alternatively, if you need to just drop and run, we are more than happy for them to be left in our care.

You will need to bring enough water, proper non-marking shoeswith you and a badminton racquet.

This will depend whether your child is a beginner or more experienced. Basics will include correct grip, different badminton shots and techniques in efficient movement around the court.

Even experienced players find the lessons very useful. Helping them to target areas they wish to improve on, through repetitive practice. More advanced skill levels and techniques can be introduced, such as mental attitude, tactics and deception.

Once you proceed onto badminton court you will be greeted by our instructors/Coaches. Just let them know you are new and they will have you on their registers. The children will meet their instructor/coach, who will then assess their playing ability throughout the lesson to ensure that they are in the right class.

The first couple of sessions are all about getting your child comfortable with the academy, meeting the other children and getting them excited for the journey ahead.

Each Beginners lesson will be structured so that it is productive and fun for your child, regardless of what ability level they are at.

Children will be warmed up for the first 5 minutes of their lesson, followed by a 20 minutes focus on key technical skills, a 20 minutes fun activity, and a 5 minutes cool down at the end.

Instructors will monitor your child and decide whether they need to move classes. If you feel like your child is progressing at a faster rate than some children, please chat to our admin team they will arrange a meeting with coach/teacher/instructor.

Kindly meet the admin team in the respective location, please feel free to raise any issues that you may have with them. The administrator will then feed these back to the instructor/coach.

We request the parents don't disturb the instructors/coach. We like their time to focus solely on teaching the children.

Alternatively, please email us at info@primestaruae.com or call us on 055 2007182 to speak to your Manager.

Yes. It is all-inclusive price.

The maximum number of trainees in each training group is 7 for each court.

Prime Star Sport Academy provides training at a few locations, mainly: India Academy School and Ahmed Bin Rashid School. To know more about the location, please refer to "contact us" in the webpage we have location map.

The rates are not negotiable.

For group training, credits will only be carried forward to the next month if there is an advance notice of at least 48 hours or if a copy of a medical certificate is produced within the next 12 hours after the training has started. Any last minute changes within 48 hours before the training commerce, without proper medical certification, will result in the deduction of credit as though he/she has attended the training. No refunds would be given for that session.

If a planned session is cancelled by the academy, then our main priority is to re-schedule the session.

If it is not possible to do so, we can transfer the lesson fee as a credit to the following term.

Classes depend on ability. Come to our center our coaches will take the assessment and advise on the right level.

Can be paid for by cash and any major credit or debit card.

Yes, Yes cash and Cards are accepted at the centers. Please ensure that you pay before the lesson.

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