Coach Seminar during 2016 European Championships



During the 2016 European Championships in La Roche sur Yon (Vendée), France, Badminton Europe has organised a successful coaches’ seminar for coaches who were taking part in the European Championships.

The seminar was held on Friday 29 April 2016 from 10:00 – 12:00.

Place
Hotel IBIS
160 rue du clair bocage
Zone d’activité de Beaupuy 1
85000 MOUILLERON LE CAPTIF

Topic
The topic of the seminar was "how to coach female badminton players".

Speakers
Fabrice Vallet: Former National Coach of France. He has a lot of experience in how to coach female players through his work with for example Hongyan Pi. Fabrice shared how he has been working with Hongyan Pi and Elisa Chanteur.

Hongyan Pi: Former national player of France. She has achieved many international results; in 2009 she won the bronze medal at the BWF World Championships. Hongyan spoke about her experiences and give her point of view how to best work with female players.

Elisa Chanteur: Former national player of France. Won the women’s double title in the Mauritius International and Finnish International in 2010. Elisa was talking about her experiences and give her point of view how to best work with female players.

Huaiwen Xu: Former national player of Germany. She won a bronze medal at the 2005 and 2006 BWF World Championships. Huaiwen spoke about what has been important for her in the cooperation between coach and player.

Jeroen van Dijk: Former national coach of Germany. He worked from 2005 until 2008 with Huaiwen Xu. Jeroen explained how he has been working with Huaiwen and shared his point of view of what is important when coaching women.

Program
10:00 - 10:25 Jeroen van Dijk - presentation 
10:20 - 10:45 Huaiwen Xu - presentation 
10:45 - 11:05 Coffee / Tea break 
11:05 - 12:00 Fabrice Vallet, Hongyan Pi - presentation 
                         Elisa Chanteur -  presentation