• Champions of PPBA in Aarhus 2014
  • Director Vimal Kumar giving tips to the Youngsters
  • Warming Up Before the Grind
  • What a "Mess" - Breakfast Time at the Hostel
  • Saina Nehwal at the PPBA Academy in Bangalore
  • Top Juniors of PPBA - Kartikey, Rahul Bharadwaj B M and Lakshya Sen in Action
  • Maisnam Meirabe Luwang - National Sub Jr Champion, Maisnam is One of India's Top Juniors amongst many more who train with us
Latest News

Young Trainees excel in Israel Junior International

Rahul Bharadwaj of Karnataka, a trainee at PPBA won his maiden international title in the under 13 Boy’s Singles category of the Israel Junior International Badminton Championships which concluded yesterday at Rishon le Zio near Tel Aviv.


Ruthvika wins a “Double” in Haridwar

Ruthvika Shivani scored a double in the 10th UBI All India Sub Junior Ranking Tournament which was held in KBA Stadium from 20th to 24th July 2011. She won the Under 15 Girls’ Singles and Doubles (partnering Sanjana Santhosh of Maharashtra).


Ashwini Ponnappa & Jwala Gutta create History

Ashwini Ponnappa partnering Jwala Gutta created history at the World Championships at Wembley on 12th August. She and partner became the first players after Prakash Padukone to reach the World Championship semi-finals. Prakash had reached the Men’s Singles semis in 1988.


Our Main Academy in Bangalore is housed in a state-of-the art facility with superior amenities.The academy has five courts at the ultra modem K.Raheja Badminton Stadium which is centrally located off Queen’s Road & is only a five-minute drive from MG Road. Players have access to a swimming pool, fully-equipped gymnasium, squash court, restaurant & they can also benefit from an onsite Yonex equipment and goods outlet.


The Prakash Padukone badminton academy (PPBA) has collaborated with GoSports (India) Pvt.Ltd to setup the Elite Training Programme at its center in Bangalore. This programme was conceptualized with the intent of having foreign teams  come to the garden city of Bangalore and train at the world class facilities of the PPBA. We also run various Clinics and Exchange Programs as well.

Our Centers

PPBA was launched on October 1st, 1994. Located in the heart of vibrant Bangalore city, the Academy was started by Mr. Prakash Padukone, Mr. Vimal Kumar and Mr. Vivek Kumar.Encouraged by the success of the Bangalore Centre, PPBA established the Pune Centre in July, 1999 and The TATA Padukone Mumbai Centre was opened in May 2009 at the Cricket Club of India.