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    Default Level 2 coaching certificate - not worth it.

    Just seen some level 2 coaches train, some of whom are beginners yet they managed to become level 2 coaches, which is a high level coaching, only level 3 is higher and very rare and not many people take up. So we have coaches who can't even hold a racket properly and are teaching our kids and adults on how to improve their game. Many of them can't compete in the lowest leages, even those who are young.

    Only good players should able to become coaches.

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    have u written to england badminton association to tell them this?

    think is here..

    http://www.badmintonengland.co.uk/te...le=Who%27s+Who

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    Not yet, I'll do to express my concern and disgust. No wonder England is behind in Int Badminton. It's a disgrace.

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    We have the same system up here, but they are much more strict on the level 2 coaches. Level 1 though is much more lenient. Haven't witnessed a Level 3 before though.

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    Very good point! I know far too many 'coaches' who can barely play. When I was in county junior, the highest level of play in the region, my coach was terrible he couldn't perform any of the shots and got the kids to demonstrate. Visualisation is an important aspect in the memorisation in motor skills, if the person you are learning off has terrible technique you would have to watch a lot of pros play to learn proper technique through visualisation. Very hard seeing as badminton isn't shown on TV in the UK. A few years later I saw my former coach at a social badminton club found out he was not good enough to play local league badminton, with 5 divisions players should aim to play league badminton after a year or so of playing. I think a coach should have to play division 1 in a league, county seniors or masters.

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