Black Arrows Badminton

Black Arrows Badminton Club provides group and individual coaching for juniors and adults across London.

Black Arrows Badminton

We provide coaching to Schools, Colleges, Universities and work in partnership with Hackney Council, Greenwich Leisure Ltd, Active Newham, LB of Redbridge, Badminton England, Arsenal FC and other partners

Black Arrows 4th Annual Ladies Tournament @ CitySport

Read below the tournament report from Wayne Bridgeman, Black Arrows coach and tournament organiser. Just a quick thank you for attending the...

BBC Get Inspired recognises Black Arrows contribution to increasing Badminton Participation for BME Communities

Our Games: Rajiv Ouseph says 'being sporty is not seen as the thing to do' By Kal Sajad - BBC Get Inspired From the section Get Inspired British...

Coco-Cola ParkLives Badminton in Central Park – Newham

Black Arrows Badminton Club brought Badminton to Central Park on Friday 6th April as part of the ParkLives in Newham programme. Newham council in...

We provide coaching to Schools, Colleges, Universities and work in partnership with Hackney Council, Greenwich Leisure Ltd, Active Newham, LB of Redbridge, Badminton England, Arsenal FC and other partners (see sessions).

Black Arrows Badminton Club was formed in 1984 and after many years of successful competitions and a tremendous history of achievement, club founder, Henry Gaspard now places a large emphasis on coaching and providing the young people of Hackney and the surrounding boroughs, an opportunity to participate in the sport of Badminton.

The aim of Black Arrows is to put fun into learning the sport and caters for all playing standards, whether a beginner or of county standard. Black Arrows will certainly have something for you.

Henry has been coaching for over twenty five years and continues to do so in a number of venues across London. He has now developed his own coaching team in order to help promote and develop the sport and says that this will help to “further increase the number of young people participating in the sport and attending our sessions”. “Sport itself is a great way of crossing barriers regardless of colour, gender or religion, and I have found, from my own experiences, sport brings people together”.

Henry T. Gaspard

Founder and chairman

About Blackarrows

Our work and our history

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Blackarrows Team

Meet our team of coaches.

Clients and Supporters


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Our Sports and Leisure Services team have worked with the Black Arrows Badminton Club for over six years. This partnership has provided  support and guidance in both the provision of the sport and a real commitment towards developing our Badminton offer… [Read more]


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The Black Arrows badminton club has been a consistent and treasured partner of ours over the past few years in the Hackney and Islington areas. Of the festivals we’ve run with Black Arrows, hundreds of kids have tried badminton, maybe even for the first time, and left knowing they want to play it again thanks to the inspirational effect Black Arrows has… [Read more]

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At UEL SportsDock we are very fortunate to have hosted Black Arrows at our facility for 4 years since our opening. As a £21 million multi sport facility it is vital that we provide a venue to enable the development of sport in the local community and Black Arrows have provided a great conduit for the development of Badminton…. [Read more]

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Black Arrows are well respected, inclusive Badminton England affiliated club. Their opens doors and community focused approached along with enjoyable developmental sessions makes players of every level feel part of the club. The club continue to proactively seek new opportunities …. [Read more]

Active Newham
City University London
Supported by Hackney
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Arsenal Premier League For Sport
UEL Sports
Badminton England


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