Vejen is calling!
Date: 7/7/2014 11:41 AM
Published by : Manuel Røsler

For the second year in a row, the BEC Summer School will take part in Vejen, Denmark from 19 – 26 July 2014. 54 players from 18 different countries (Romania, Austria, Czech Republic, Malta, Faroe Islands, Denmark, Luxembourg, Spain, England, Wales, Poland, The Netherlands, Iceland, Ireland, Belgium, Slovakia, Italy and Bulgaria) entered BEC's Development flagship and will make this 33rd edition of the BEC Summer School an unforgettable week around badminton and fun.

"We are in the last phase of the preparations. Last year's BEC Summer School was a big success as Vejen offers great facilities for an event like this. We are looking forward to being in Vejen again", Says Jeroen Van Dijk, Badminton Europe's Development Manager.

The staff coaches are:

• Robert Wetherell (ENG)
• Vlada Cheriavskaya (BLR)
• Jakob Toft (DEN)
• Jeroen van Dijk (NED)
• Kristiina Danskanen (FIN)
• Nathalie Mulders (NED)
• Desmond Tan (SIN)

There will also be a Coach Education Level 1 course with 24 coaches participating. The Coach Education course will be directed by Joann Hughes, the BWF Coach Education Expert.

Here you will find the full list of participants:

The BEC Summer School is a combination of a training camp for talented junior players and a coach education course open to all European nations. The complete training programme is managed by 7-8 staff of experienced European Coaches including preferably at least some national junior coaches with a proven track record. The participating coaches are assisting the staff with the training of the talented youngsters and at the same time experience a coaching course led by the staff. The BEC Summer School aims to provide social interaction amongst participants as well as hard work and learning on the badminton court for the players, the coaches and the staff. Players and Coaches come from all over Europe to attend the Summer School.

In the video below, you can watch the documentary of the 2011 BEC Summer School in Madrid.

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