Top Flight Badminton Club
Top Flight is a friendly badminton club that has been running for over 30 years. We are the only club in Hampshire offering a full pathway of badminton.
We provide a welcoming environment and offer a variety of options for all standards of player.
The club is run for the members by a committee:
- Chairperson – Linda Bennett
- Club Secretary – Kelvin Wong
- Match Secretary- Adam Long
- Treasurer – Matt Bryant
- Welfare Officer – Emma Aldred
- Social Secretary- Cath Mead-Wong
Top Flight going on Tour!
In March 2024 a 16 strong team will be playing against Paola badminton club in Malta
Top Flight Members Pull On England Shirts
It’s not every day that you get to pull on an England shirt and represent your country in an international sporting event. If you are not a professional athlete, such opportunities are incredibly rare.
The 2023 England Team featured Top Flight’s Adam Long (pictured below).
The 2019 England teams included 4 players from Top Flight: Stuart Preston, Adam Turner, Oliver Eames and Lauren Thomas (pictured left).
We are Hampshire’s most successful League Club.
Sundays 7pm-9pm, Hiltingbury Sports Hall.
Offering a competitive team practice session for league players.
Visitors of league standard are welcome.
Sundays 5pm-7pm, Hiltingbury Sports Hall.
For all intermediate players.
Coached sessions and matchplay.
Offering a pathway into our League Club.
Coached Beginners / Refreshers
Sundays 3pm-5pm, Hiltingbury Sports Hall.
Aimed at beginners / players getting back into badminton.
Informal coaching and games in a friendly environment.
We now run 3 fully coached junior sessions open to players aged 6-16 on Saturdays at Hiltingbury Sports Hall
9am-10am – beginners
10am-11am & 11am-12pm progression by coach invitation.
Fridays 10am-12pm, Hiltingbury Sports Hall.
All players welcome.
Social mix in session.
Tuesdays 10am-12pm, Hiltingbury Sports Hall.
All abilities welcome.
Informal coaching included.
Linda is a Badminton England registered UKCC Level 2 coach and is DBS checked. Linda competes in the Masters and Senior circuits
- Ranked 16 in Mixed Doubles (Badminton England Masters 2019)
- Represents Hampshire in the Masters County Championships
- Plays for Top Flight BC in the local Winchester and Southampton leagues
- Committee member of the Winchester District Badminton Association.