As previous years and given the success of the project the Portuguese Badminton Federation will organize the IV Badminton Summer Camp – 20th to 24th August 2021.
This training camp will have 10 training session with a very experienced coaching team, Portuguese coaches Jorge Cação, Fernando Silva and Diogo Silva and with our guest coach Kęstutis Navickas.
Kęstutis Navickas, a former Lithuanian international player, competed at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China. Navickas won the bronze medal at the 2015 Baku European Games in the men’s singles event. He practiced in most of the best European badminton centers in countries like Sweden, England, France and Spain. As a men’s singles player he earned his highest ranking at no. 38 in the world, and won the national championships in Lithuania 12 times. After the qualification period for the Rio Olympics, he returned to Lithuania to start his own badminton academy Kestutis Navickas Badminton Academy. Post retirement, in 2017, he become assistant coach at the BEC Centre of Excellence in Holbæk, Denmark where he worked with world class players until 2020. Currently Navickas serves as Head of Coaches Council in Lithuanian Badminton Federation and will bring from his team of coaches Povilas Bartusis, former international player and at the moment U17 and U19 Lithuania national coach.
The Training Camp will be held at the Badminton High Performance Sports Centre, in Caldas da Rainha, and is an opportunity to all levels of Badminton, from learning, development and advanced to improve your badminton.
In addition to badminton practice there will be plenty of space and time for funny and social activities.
Due to the current situation around COVID-19, we will open the pre-application so that we can work and provide all the means of security and logistics, as the current situation requires.
We strongly emphasize that you do not purchase your flight tickets until you receive a confirmation email from Portuguese Badminton Federation regarding your application to participate or confirmation that the event will take place.
Although the situation is still unpredictable, so we recommend that you send your pre-application to help us prepare for this event so special for us.
Pre-Application until August 8th (NEW DEADLINE)
• Pre-Application Form
PLAYER- IV Badminton Summer Camp | 200€: accommodation , meals, practice, other activities and insurence
COACH – IV Badminton Summer Camp | 250€: accommodation, meals, practice, other activities and insurence
If you have any questions, please contact us by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Portuguese Badminton Federation and the coaching staff are looking forward to welcoming all the players in Caldas da Rainha.