As part of the Badminton Oceania player development programme 8 players from Australia and New Zealand have descended on Jakarta, Indonesia for an 18 day high badminton experience.
The player’s who have been selected by their national associations will compete in the Jaya Raya junior grand prix badminton toruanment followed by 2 weeks of training. The tournament and training is aimed at the u19 age group with a pathway towards the 2018 Youth Olympic games in Buenos Aires.
Players from both countries are accompanied by their respective National Junior Coach and the Badminton Oceania Coaching and Development Manager Robbie Thackham. The players will be hosted by PB Jaya Raya and PB Exist for their training camp following the conclusion of the tournament. They have a great opporutunity to learn from some of the best junior players in the world and gain a wealth of experience while being exposed to the highest level of junior badminton on the world stage.