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.Details
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.Details
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.
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.