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Shib's School of Badminton

Updated: Jun 12, 2022

Shib's School of Badminton (SSB) is a badminton training facility in Palai, Kottayam, Kerala, India. SSB was borne of a long held ambition to create a wider and more comprehensive badminton progression route for juniors in Kottayam and beyond. We have always known that quality coaching, training and competition is necessary to allow any committed junior player to reach their full potential. The Academy aims at facilitating the registered candidates to take this sport as their career choices.

Academy Profile


Mobile 080892 70717


No. of Courts and Type

5 Wooden and 1 Synthetic

Roof Height

30 ft




St. Thomas College, Kottayam



Chief Coach

Shibu Gopidas


14 yrs


Shuttle Badminton


NSNIS Regular


Chief Coach, State Tamilnadu, National Junior Championship, 2018

Chief Coach, SRM University, Khelo India University Games, 2021

Former Players of the coach Shibu Gopidas

Nivetha M

Khelo India Youth Games 2019, WS Bronze

Tamilnadu Senior Championship 2021, WS, Silver

Tamilnadu Senior Championship 2021, XD, Gold

Rakshitha Sree R

All India National U13 Ranking, Tirupur 2019, GS Gold

All India National U13 Championship 2019, GD Gold

Tamilnadu State Ranking and Championship, U13, U17, GS 3 Gold Medals, WD 3 Gold Medals

Ananya A

Tamilnadu State Rankning 2021, GS Bronze

Tamilnadu State Rankning 2021, GD Silver

Tamilnadu State Championship 2021, GD Bronze


Coaching Team

Swathinath, N.

Exp 7 Yrs, NIS Certified

Arun, R.

Exp 7 Yrs, NIS Certified

Ashitha Johny

Exp 4 Yrs, Former Badminton Player

Kerala State Badminton association Certified Coach

Vishnu MS

Former Badminton Player



Fitness Trainer

Baby Plakkoottam

International Gym, Palai

Fitness Consultant

Ajithkumar VS


Nutrition Consultant

Vani Krishna

SAI Certified Nutritionist

Sports Psychologist


Leeds Beckett University(UK)




  • Coaching from Qualified Coaches

  • Sports Nutrition/Diet Counseling

  • Separate Batches for Beginners, Intermediate and Elite Players

  • Individual attention for each player

  • Gym and Outdoor-Stadium for Physical Fitness

  • Following Advanced Coaching Methodologies

  • Lady Coach Available

  • Periodical Assessment for Fitness and Skills.

  • Hostel available for Boys and Girls

  • Badminton courts are designed to international standards with world-class infrastructure to facilitate learning.


Training programs are designed to teach children the correct badminton skills regardless of whether they are new to the sport of or have some training experience.We recommend the students to attend 3 to 5 classes a week for optimal improvement.


We have a proven track record of creating champions. Our programmes cover every aspect of an athlete’s needs.

  • One-to-one technique practise

  • Professional coaching

  • Physical and mental skills training


Camps are great for all players to develop during summer holidays. Our camps have beginner, intermediate and elite, so all are welcome.


It doesn’t matter whether your child has never played before or if they are a national champion, we have programme for everyone.


For anyone 5 – 22 years If you’re looking for a badminton academy for your child you’re in the right place. They will learn from experienced coaches in a fun environment.

  • Small group coaching

  • Practise with others of the same age and ability

Introduction to all hand skilled sports

This is our custom programme for young players aged 5 – 10 years. We teach coordination, flexibility, focus and listening skills in a fun class.

  • Engaging racket sports classes

  • Develop hand-eye coordination

  • Help kids learn to love sport


Fast track your child’s performance

Junior players develop rapidly when working with a coach one to one.

Sessions can be specific to weaknesses or general badminton development

  • Fix bad habits

  • Increase confidence on court


Our coaches are all experienced badminton players who go through extensive training and mentoring.


Our coaches will welcome your child, help them get involved and make them feel like one of the team.

Players in action

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