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Badminton Camps & Lessons

All of KTP Racquet Club's programs focus on introducing the child, teen or adult to sport, to develop their technique and strategy, increase mental toughness, as well as gain self-confidence. All programs are based around fun, yet impactful drills and games where the athlete will be able to see improvement from beginning to end.

Youth and Adult Lessons

Youth Badminton Lessons - Ages 6-10

Next Session: Wednesdays July 10-Aug 28 - 4:30PM-6:00PM (8 week session) - $119.47+tax (members), $128.32+tax (non-members)

Youth lessons target beginner-intermediate athletes. Whether you have not played or have some experienced this program is right for you. A wide range of techniques and strategies will be covered with a tiered-drill structure that allows all different levels of players the ability to train together. All of our sessions are catered to the participants, meaning that no session is identical and may be repeated with the expectation that you will develop your current skills every time. Ratio 1:8.

Youth Badminton Lessons - Ages 11-16

Next Session: Wednesdays July 10-Aug 28 - 8:00PM-9:30PM (8 week session) - $119.47+tax (members), $128.32+tax (non-members)

Youth lessons target beginner-intermediate athletes. Whether you have not played or have some experienced this program is right for you. A wide range of techniques and strategies will be covered with a tiered-drill structure that allows all different levels of players the ability to train together. All of our sessions are catered to the participants, meaning that no session is identical and may be repeated with the expectation that you will develop your current skills every time. Ratio 1:8. This session is coached by Kurt Tempelmans Plat.

Summer Team Training

Session: July 2-Aug 29
Fees (per day): $128.32+tax (members), $141.59+tax (non-members) (If doing 2 sessions per week, would pay this fee x2)
Pre-Competition: Tuesday (5:30-7:00PM), Sunday (9AM-10:30AM)
Junior Development: Wednesday (6-8PM), Sunday (9-11AM)
Junior HP: Thursday (5-7PM), Sunday (1-3PM)*
Development: Thursday (7-9PM), Sunday (3-5PM)*
HP: Tuesday (7-9PM), Sunday (11AM-1PM)*
*These groups also get 1 hour of fitness after their training on Sundays only.

Spring Team Training is an extension to the Regular Season Team Training programs. Athletes looking to participate in these programs must have participated in the regular team training, or have completed several camps and youth lesson sessions. Each level is based on skill and experience. Athletes that are not certain which program to join, please reach out to the club for an assessment. Team standards are changing from the 2023-24 season, so athletes may be placed in different levels then in the previous season.

Pre-Competition - Ages 6-10: Athletes with some prior badminton training experience and skill.

Junior Development - Ages 10-14: Athletes with some prior badminton training experience and skill.

Development - Ages 15-18: Athletes with some prior badminton training experience and skill.

Junior HP - Ages 10-14: Athletes with intermediate skill and higher, and competition experience.

HP - Ages 15-18: Athletes with intermediate skill and higher, and competing at a very minimum of a Jr C provincial level.

Development Bootcamp

Next Bootcamp: Sat, Feb 10, 9AM-5PM - $66.37+tax (members), $75.22+tax (non-members) -  Ages 11-17

Our Development Bootcamp is a new program that we will be offering regularly throughout the year. This program is meant to challenge intermediate level athletes in a single day of training. This program is open to athletes that have participated in KTP Programs before, as well as members of the Junior Development and Development Teams. This Bootcamp will typically focus on improving footwork, refining the basics, and learning some more advanced technique. The session may also include singles and doubles strategy and match play. Each Bootcamp is designed to be different, working on different skills each time. If you are looking to fast track your training or push yourself to the next level, the Development Bootcamp is highly recommended. Ratio 1:8.

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Camps

Summer Badminton Camp

5-Day Half Day Camp Fee: $128.32+tax (members), $141.59+tax (non-members)
5-Day Full Day Camp Fee: $247.79+tax (members), $274.34+tax (non-members)
4-Day Half Day Camp Fee: $106.19+tax (members), $115.04+Tax (non-members)
Week 1: July 8-12 - 9AM-12PM (Ages 6-10 - full day option), 1-4PM (Ages 11-16)
Week 2: July 15-19 - 9AM-12PM (Ages 11-16), 1-4PM (Ages 6-10)
Week 3: July 29-Aug 2 - 9AM-12PM (Ages 6-10 - full day option), 1-4PM (Ages 11-16)
Week 4: Aug 6-9* 4-Day Camp - 9AM-12PM (Ages 11-16
), 1-4PM (Ages 6-10)
Week 5
: Aug 19-23 - 9AM-12PM (Ages 6-10 - full day option), 1-4PM (Ages 11-16)
Week 6
: Aug 26-30 - 9AM-12PM (Ages 11-16), 1-4PM (Ages 6-10)

Badminton camps are a fun way to get introduced to the sport and develop foundational skills during a 15-hour week. The focus is 100% on badminton related activities, resulting in noticeable athlete development by the end of the week. These camps are recommended for beginner-intermediate athletes. The skills that will be worked on during the camp include: net shots, lifts, clears, drops, serves, footwork, basic strategy and match play. Those doing the full-day camps will have a supervised afternoon of different activities including: free time, pickleball, table tennis, and other activities.

Summer Development Badminton Camp

July 22-26 - 9:00AM-4:00PM - $265.49+tax (members), $283.19+tax (non-members)

The Summer Development Camp is a 30-hour focus on intermediate badminton skills, drill, strategies and cardio. This camp is targeted to athletes aged 12-18. This camp will push you to work hard and will result in noticeable improvement as a badminton athlete. The camp is the perfect way to prepare for the upcoming competitive season. Take advantage of this unique camp, it is our first Development level camp - it is very similar in level and difficulty to our Development Bootcamps, so if you enjoy these programs this camp will be right for you.

Athletes are expected to have intermediate badminton skills, this is NOT intended for beginners. Experience in previous club programs or club tournament experience are required. Assessments are available.

The camp will develop the fundamentals with particular attention to detail, as well as develop smoother footwork and movement. Time will also be spent developing doubles play, rotation, and strategies.

We gladly accept out-of-town participants in this camp! Please contact us directly if you would like assistance with billet options to help make travel and participation as seamless as possible.

This camp will be coached by Kurt Tempelmans Plat.

Summer High Performance Badminton Camp

Aug 12-16 - 9:00AM-4:00PM - $265.49+tax (members), $283.19+tax (non-members)

This high performance camp is a 30-hour focus on advanced badminton skills, drill, strategies and cardio. This camp is targeted to athletes aged 12-18. This camp will push you to work hard and will result in noticeable improvement as a badminton athlete. The camp is the perfect way to prepare for the upcoming competitive season. Take advantage of this unique camp, it is the only high performance badminton camp in Northern Ontario. 

Athletes are expected to have intermediate-advanced badminton skills - if you are not sure if this camp is right for you, please contact us for an assess. If you are not the appropriate skill level, you will not be permitted to do the camp.

The camp will cover all fundamentals with particular attention to detail, as well as more advanced techniques and footwork such as slice, reverse slice, half smash, net spins, deception, intercepts, reading your opponent and more!

We gladly accept out-of-town participants in this camp! Please contact us directly if you would like assistance with billet options to help make travel and participation as seamless as possible.

This camp will be coached by Kurt Tempelmans Plat.

Sturgeon Falls Badminton Camp

July 2-5 - Ages 6-10 - 9:00AM-12:00PM - $110.62+tax
             Ages 11-17 - 12:00PM-3:00PM - $110.62+tax

 

Badminton camps are a fun way to get introduced to the sport and develop foundational skills during a 15-hour week. The focus is 100% on badminton related activities, resulting in noticeable athlete development by the end of the week. These camps are recommended for beginner-intermediate athletes. The skills that will be worked on during the camp include: net shots, lifts, clears, drops, serves, footwork, basic strategy and match play.  The Sturgeon Falls Badminton camp will be hosted at Northern Secondary School.

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