Fifteen year old Lakshya Sen of Uttarakhand became the youngest so far to reach the finals of the Senior National Badminton Championship. Lakshya, trainee of the Prakash Padukone Badminton Academy since 2009, bid to eclipse his mentor Prakash Padukone’s feat in winning the Senior National Badminton Championships at the age of 16 was foiled by Saurav Verma who beat him 21-13, 21-12.
Lakshya Sen hailing from Almora, Uttrakhand attained World No.1 spot in the World Junior Ranking list released by Badminton World Federation today. 15 year old Lakshya Sen is the current Junior National Champion (Under-19) and is rated high by many Badminton pundits as a potential world beater. Lakshya’s progress has been steady and he won the Bronze…
PPBA covered itself with glory at the 41st Junior Nationals which concluded in Udupi on the 17th December 2016. As they had done throughout the year, while the boys dominated the Singles events, the girls excelled in the paired events during the Championships. Lakshya Sen, Under 17 singles National Champion in 2015, added the Under…
Our Academy is housed in a state-of-the art facility with superior amenities. The academy has five courts at the ultra modern K.Raheja Badminton Stadium which is only a five-minute drive from MG Road in Bangalore. Players have access to a swimming pool, fully-equipped gymnasium, squash court, restaurant & 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 centre in Bangalore. This programme was conceptualised 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 Programmes as well.