Student badminton squad get to learn from one of world’s best players as Kenichi Tago visits University of Bath STV
Tago, an All-England Championships finalist who helped Japan win their first-ever gold medal in the Thomas Cup men’s team event in 2014, passed on his experience and expertise during a training session in the main sports hall.
The session was the first stop on a nationwide ‘Tago Tour’, organised in association with Yonex UK, which also included a visit to the Badminton England Senior County Championships.
Peter Bush, Head Badminton Coach at the University of Bath, said: “It was so good for me and my players to experience coaching from a world-class singles player and a insight into Japanese training methods.”
Badminton has been one of the most successful student sports at the University in recent years, with the men’s and women’s 1st teams once again unbeaten so far this season as they top their respective BUCS Premier South divisions.