Karnataka Badminton Association
No.4, Jasma Bhavan Road,
Vasantha Nagar,
Miller Tank Bed Area,
Bangalore - 560 052
Ph: +91 80 42788888
Fax: +91 80 22254756
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High Performance Coaching Center
The Karnataka Badminton Association (KBA) has been a pioneer in Badminton activities and its aim is to provide Professional Badminton training with State of the art facilities. It has 10 Howa Badminton courts along with a state-of-the-art gymnasium and health club and various other facilities. KBA has hosted the Prakash Padukone Badminton Academy for 20 years where numerous stalwarts like Saina Nehwal, Gopi Chand, Ashwini Ponnappa, Anup Sridhar, Lakshya Sen etc have played.

True to its aim of providing world class Badminton Coaching, KBA has roped in Mr. Anup Sridhar who is a State, National and International level badminton player, having won several accolades and awards in the sport of badminton.

Some of his major achievements are

* Trained at the Prakash Padukone Badminton Academy in Karnataka Badminton Academy from 1994 to 2012

* Two-time Mens Single National Champion in the year 2005 and 2006.

* Bronze Medal at the 2006 Commonwealth Games held in Melbourne.

* Participated in the Beijing Olympic Games in 2008.

* Awarded the Arjuna Award by the President of India in the year 2008.

* Trained at Gopichands Academy in Hyderabad and has spent years training in Denmark, France, Indonesia, Malaysia etc., and therefore has a keen understanding of what it takes to produce world class badminton players.

* Over the last few years, he is the Chief Coach of the PBL team Awadhe Warriors and has trained several International players.

* Has also trained some of Karnataka's best players who have had significant achievements at the State, National and International level in Badminton.

Coaching Methodology

Mr. Anup Sridhar and his team of proficient coaches have put a Coaching module in place to impart a Round the Year Coaching program for Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced players. The Coaching Module is developed through his vast experience of being a Top level International player and National coach of the Indian team.

Some of the salient features are :-

* Evaluation of Current proficiency and Fitness level will be done on joining.

* Personalized attention and individual assessment feedback will be done.

* Range of game techniques, correct footwork, specific stroke play etc will be done to make a player Tournament ready.

* Dormitory Accommodation and Nutritionist monitored Food option available within the campus in KBA itself for Professional and Advance Batch.

* Coaching on the court, Physical fitness, Swimming Pool & gymnasium charges included in course fees for Professional and Advance Batch.

* Ground fitness is done in the nearby Kanteerva Stadium which consists of a 400-meter athletic running track and other training facilities.