Sussex Rising Stars 2014 details announced

Entry has opened for the Sussex County Junior Badminton’s annual Rising Stars event, which is open to anyone who lives or goes to school in Sussex.

There are U10, U12, U14 and U16 events, with some restrictions – please check the restrictions carefully on the entry form to make sure you’re eligible and ask the tournament organisers if you have any questions.

See our Junior Badminton Tournaments page for full details and to download an entry form.

A sneak peek inside our Haywards Heath badminton hall

With just under 3 weeks to go until the launch of FastStep Badminton Academy’s new Elite training group, here’s an exclusive sneak peek inside the fantastic hall we’ll be using.

 

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FastStep Badminton Academy’s new training facility at Central Sussex College, Haywards Heath

Final preparations are being made for this exciting new addition to the Sussex badminton scene.

– Half of the limited places in Elite have been snapped up already

– Shuttles have been ordered – we’ll be using Yehlex Tournament

– Lots of paperwork has been flying around behind the scenes!

To secure one of the few remaining places in the FastStep Badminton Academy Elite group, contact us right now

FastStep Badminton Academy Elite launches in Haywards Heath

Zeyar Win, head coach at FastStep Badminton Academy

We’re excited to tell you about the launch of FastStep Badminton Academy Elite in Haywards Heath this month.

Kicking off on Thursday 27th February, FastStep will offer a high performance badminton training programme for Elite players in the Sussex, Kent and Surrey area.

FastStep Elite sessions will be lead by FastStep head coach Zeyar Win (pictured), a highly experienced Level 3 Badminton England coach.

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Junior badminton tournaments to enter in Spring 2014

There are several tournaments coming up and I would like all the FastStep Badminton Academy players to enter them.

Please read through the requirements to ensure you are eligible and entering at the correct level. There is nothing like entering these tournaments and gaining that experience. It will make you a better player as you enter more.

See our junior badminton tournaments page for the list of tournaments. If you know a tournament in the South East that is not on this website, please contact zeyar@faststepbadminton.co.uk with details.

NOTE: The date for the K2 tournament has changed to 29th March

WELL DONE to all our FASTSTEP players who are doing well at University

You may all like to know that a lot of the FASTSTEP players who has gone to UNIVERSITY are doing well. They have all made it into their own University teams and representing at matches.

Some are also even representing the county that they are studying in. Like, Adele who is representing Cambridgeshire First Team and also her university. And, guess what, she is doing REALLY well in singles too. For those of us who knows Adele, she deserves it! Well done you!

I wish I’ve got some photos of you guys so that I can put it this website! So, start sending me some!

FZ Forza kit order for FastStep soon

As part of the FZ Forza sponsorship of FastStep Badmiton Academy, I will be making another order for this 2013/14 season for the academy in next two weeks. Please give all your orders to Zeyar as soon as possible. TOPS AND RACKETS only please. For tops please ensure that you order the correct sizes. I will confirm the price of the POLO soon but it will be a lot less than the RRP. Please check the Forza size chart. For the GERRY/GITTA Black Unisex Polo, please order a size bigger as the neck is very tight from experience. I will require full payment in advance and will not be refunding on tops once they are printed.

There are four main Polo styles and they are as follow. They can be seen on following web link.

http://www.forzabadminton.co.uk/clubwear1214.html 

1. Mainly black with red detail (Gerry/Gita)
2. Mainly blue with black detail (Frank/Fleur)
3. Mainly white with green detail (Gerry/Gita)
4. Mainly Black with blue detail (Gerry/Fleur)

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The price is at a good discounted price with academy name printed on it. For more information and print choices, please email me at zeyar@faststepbadminton.co.uk . Rackets are also discounted at 25% for over £100 list price and 20% discount on under £100 list price. This can only be achieved via my order and I can only place 3 times per season. Another one may be made soon depending on demand but this will be the final time for this season. So, may wait for nearer Summer time.

Follow FastStep Academy on Twitter

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With the exciting relaunch of FastStep Badminton Academy we’ve launched a Twitter account to keep you up to date with news about the Players and the Academy.

Twitter is a great way to follow badminton, whether it’s players, tournament scores, clubs, coaches or fans, there’s always something interesting to read.

So follow @FastStepAcademy today and we may even follow you back!