Code of Conduct

Team Leicestershire adheres to the following Badminton England codes of conduct:

Code of Conduct for Parents/Carers

Please help the club provide an atmosphere and culture that encourages fair play and promotes badminton.

  • Encourage your child to learn the rules of the club and play within them.

  • Discourage unfair play and arguing with officials.

  • Help your child to recognise good performance, not just results.

  • Support your child’s involvement and help them to enjoy their sport.

  • Never force your child to take part in sport.

  • Never punish or belittle a child for losing or making mistakes.

  • Publicly accept officials’ judgements or decisions.

  • Support your child’s involvement and help them to enjoy badminton.

  • Use correct and proper language at all times.

  • Encourage and guide performers to accept responsibility for their own performance and behaviour.

  • Ensure your child arrives and is collected on time for club sessions and events.

  • Ensure your child’s fees are paid promptly by the due date.

Junior Members Code of Conduct

Leicestershire Schools Badminton Association is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the well being of all its members.   The club believes that it is important that members, coaches, administrators and parents associated with the club should, at all times, show respect and understanding for the safety and welfare of others.  Therefore, members are encouraged to be open in sharing any concerns or complaints they may have about any aspect of the club with the Chairperson or Welfare Officer.

As a member of Leicestershire Schools Badminton Association, you are expected to abide by the following junior code of practice:

  • All members must play within the rules and laws of the game and respect officials and their decisions.

  • All members must respect the rights, dignity and worth of all participants regardless of age, gender, ability, race, cultural background or religious beliefs or sexual identity.

  • Members should keep to agreed timings for training sessions and competitions or inform their coach or appropriate official if they are going to be late.

  • Members should, if selected for a competition or match and is required to withdraw, inform their coach or appropriate official immediately.

  • Members must wear suitable badminton sports clothing for club sessions and competitions, as agreed with the coach or officials of the club.

  • Members must pay any fees for training and events promptly or by the due date.

  • Junior members are not allowed to smoke, consume alcohol or drugs of any kind on the club premises or whilst representing the club.  (Junior members who are required to take prescribed medicine must discuss this with the Welfare Officer.)