Big Hit Festivals

Big Hit Festivals

Once again due to popular demand we are offering a series of activities during the Scottish Open including Primary Big Hit Festivals, ASN Disability Festival and N4/5/Higher sessions.

Please note that to access these opportunities schools must affiliate for season 2018/19 (click here for further info).

Below is further information on the opportunities available during the Scottish Open:

1) PRIMARY: Big Hit Festival (4-hour package)
We are offering places on out Big Hit festivals running from the Wednesday to the Friday of the Scottish Open. There are two sessions available – 10:00-12:00 (spectate 12:30-14:30) or 12:30-14:30 (spectate 10:00-12:00). Along with the festival itself we will be running free teacher CLPL running parallel with the festivals and access to the main event for up to two hours before or after your festivals. Click here to book your place.

2) SECONDARY: N4/5/Higher Sessions
Once again we are offering our Nat 4/5 Higher practical session for Secondary pupils. The session focuses on developing the training cycle and progressions from simple practices to more complex combination drills as well as the factors that enable good practice. This is a practical based session for the pupils, however we look to engage the teachers as much as possible through observation and discussion. This is a free session to sign up for and includes the chance to spectate both before and after the session. The session runs Wednesday- Friday from 14:45-16:30. Click here to book.

3) ASN SCHOOLS: Big Hit-Ability Festival
On Thursday 22nd our National Disability Badminton Festival will take place 12:30-14:30 (spectate 10:15-12:15), a session dedicated to those with Additional Support Needs (ASN) for P5 to S4. The session will be tailored to the abilities and needs of the participants and is open to all abilities. Along with the festival itself we will be running FREE teacher CLPL running parallel with the festivals and access to the main event for up to two hours before or after your festivals. The places on the festival are £1 per child which includes the festivals, spectating and teacher CLPL. You can book your place here

4) ALL SCHOOLS: Free Schools Spectating Tickets
Our free spectating places are available to both Primary and Secondary schools and are free to access from the Wednesday- Friday of the event. Play starts at 10am every day running on into the evening and so you can come and stay as long as you wish on this ticket. Secondary schools can also access match analysis sheets if they wish at the start of their session. The link to book can be found here.