14 candidates completed their badminton basics in Dounby, Orkney over the weekend. Despite the high winds, leaving so many ferry sailings under review, everybody made a gallant effort to attend.
Orkney have now put 34 volunteers through the Badminton Basics course in the last year. Today's course was attended by volunteers from Stromness, Kirkwall, Glaitness and Shapinsay.
Next on the agenda for Orkney is a UKCC Level 2 course and a Line Judging Course.
Apart from their coaching courses, Orkney are also preparing for the primary team event, secondary schools competition and the senior inter county v Caithness.
The previous day, Orkney Badminton Association along with Orkney Active Schools ran a Big Hit Festival for S1 and S2 pupils.