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BADMINTON LINE JUDGES ASSOCIATION (BLJAofE) INITIAL TRAINING COURSE FROM 11.00am ON 1st SEPTEMBER 2018 AT MILTON KEYNES
The BLJAofE are looking for enthusiastic badminton supporters to train to be badminton line judges leading to the opportunity to officiate at a variety of events at home and abroad. The course will include theoretical and practical elements and will be run in cooperation with the Badminton Umpires Association of England. Successful trainees will be offered the chance initially to gain experience at local events leading to officiating at major events. A £10 fee is payable for the course, but successful trainees will receive a year's free membership of the BLJAofE worth £10. Under 18s are free.
Badminton England, MK89LA
Subject to progressing satisfactorily, successful trainees will have the chance to line judge at major events in the UK such as the All England, English Nationals and Welsh Open and the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham . We also provide line judges for the Scottish Open and there will be opportunities to line judge at many national championships in Europe and as far afield as USA, Australia and New Zealand. Depending upon the event, members receive expenses to assist with food, travel and accommodation. At the majority of overseas events, line judges receive free accommodation, uniforms and food and refreshments. For the first trip per season to European events, a £50 subsidy is payable by the BLJAofE.
No previous experience is necessary but a knowledge of the rules of badminton, an understanding of when the shuttle is in or out and good eyesight are an advantage.
By car to Loughton Lodge or by train to Milton Keynes
Line Judge Training
You must be over 16 years old
Applicants will be shortlisted Accessible
Open from Saturday 1st September 2018 to Saturday 1st September 2018
Closing on Thursday 30th August 2018 in 15 days.
Left on Monday 12th February 2018 for BADMINTON LINE JUDGING INITIAL TRAINING COURSE FROM 11.00am ON 10TH SEPTEMBER AT MILTON KEYNES
Very good session. Really informative with both classroom and practical session.
Left on Thursday 25th January 2018 for BADMINTON LINE JUDGING INITIAL TRAINING COURSE FROM 11.00am ON SUNDAY 3rd DECEMBER 2017 AT WIMBLEDON RACQUETS AND FITNESS CLUB
Really enjoyed learning how to be a line judge and thoroughly recommend the course. Well organised with both theory and practical.
Left on Saturday 13th January 2018 for BADMINTON LINE JUDGING INITIAL TRAINING COURSE FROM 11.00am ON SUNDAY 19th NOVEMBER 2017 IN BIRMINGHAM
This was a really good course with lots of opportunity to practice. I hope that I can get to sit in 'the best seat in the house' very soon!
Left on Wednesday 20th December 2017 for BADMINTON LINE JUDGING INITIAL TRAINING COURSE FROM 11.00am ON SUNDAY 3rd DECEMBER 2017 AT WIMBLEDON RACQUETS AND FITNESS CLUB
Good course, look forward to starting as a Line Judge
Left on Monday 20th November 2017 for BADMINTON LINE JUDGING INITIAL TRAINING COURSE FROM 11.00am ON SUNDAY 19th NOVEMBER 2017 IN BIRMINGHAM
Well organised and enjoyable. The video clips of shuttles landing close to the lines were interesting, but one "slider" was difficult to see. May I suggest if possible using clips where the call was reviewed by Hawkeye to show the landing in slow motion?
Left on Saturday 30th September 2017 for BADMINTON LINE JUDGING INITIAL TRAINING COURSE FROM 11.00am ON 10TH SEPTEMBER AT MILTON KEYNES
Really good session for beginners and those like to do line judge work.
Saturday, 01 September 2018
Starting at 11:00 for 6 hours