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It has been one of the most attractive hotspot for a number of Corporate events. Being one of the most famous and old sports club of Bangalore does not keep them out of this list.
Located in Siddapura and Thubharahalli, it is one of the Biggest badminton clubs in terms of the number of courts. There are in total 32 wooden badminton courts in the Siddapura branch itself.
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The courts are well lit and there are adequate seating benches for each court. In addition to badminton, the facility also hosts other sporting activities like Table Tennis, Swimming and Snooker.
This brilliant sports facility from Kaggadasapura has made a big impact and mark on the badminton club arena in With the amazing world class badminton club added to their list of facility makes them really a big competition to all other arenas.
There 6 badminton courts with shoes being provided on rent basis. If you have ever played here then you must have experienced the easy availability of refreshments and clean changing rooms.
The charges of the facility being nominal makes it affordable for anyone living in nearby areas to have a visit and practice their game regularly. Electronic City has been a home for this newly built state of the art badminton facility. The state's first association with the game was way back inwhen it was introduced at Belgaum Club, which was built that year.
The game at Belgaum Club was played with wooden bats instead of rackets and resembled badminton's ancestor, battledore and shuttlecock, more than the modern game. It was little more than a social pastime, played on coir matting, Tournaments were held, but restricted to club members, with the 'Jumbled Doubles' being the most popular event.
The game did not spread beyond the club, and the rest of the state had no inking of shuttle badminton until the early s. The only badminton played in Bangalore was within the well-protected walls of the defence campuses or in the Cantonment clubs, such as Bowring Institute and Century Club, but that was no more than a social pastime, and restricted to a few.
Ina hall adjoining the Canara Union building was constructed to host gatherings during weddings and other civic functions. When the hall was being constructed, Ramesh Padukone, Prakash Padukone's father and his friends requested them to make the hall big enough to accommodate a court.
Ramesh and his friends marked the court, put up the net, and began playing. At about the same time, someone named Solomon, who was with the public sector HMT, started shuttle badminton at Malleswaram Association, a club not far from Canara Union. The timing was fortuitous. The game started wriggling out of the confines of decence establishments during the lat s.
Inthe first badminton tournament was conducted in Bangalore: The game turned out to be unusually popular. Ramesh, along with a few other enthusiasts, decided to for an association. With the support of few clubs and institutions, they founded the Mysore State Badminton Association on 20 May Krishna Murthy, who played bride at Malleswaram Association, was the first Secretary.
Over the next few years the association conducted a few open tournaments and a triangular tournament between Baroda, Hyderabad and Mysore. A team from Hyderabad, that included Ahmed Hussain later to become a long-time official of the Badminton Association of India toured Madras and Bangalore and played some exhibition matches at Century Club.
The Mysore team reciprocated with a tour of Hyderabad. Badminton was introduced in inter-collegiate sports competitions in Bangalore. A couple of years after it was founded, the players took over the association and nominated Kumble Ratnakar as the Secretary.
Ratnakar cousin of Ramesh's wife Ahalya had started winning the local competitions around that time. IN Ramesh took over as Secretary. The association now had a strong group of supporters, including Prof. Thackar, SK Parikh, Chikkapapaiah, and others. MSBA got affiliated to the national body, and the state began sending its players for the nationals.
Mysore participated in its first nationals that year at Hyderabad. Badminton began to grow. Four open tournaments were held within the first year of the association's revival.
An exhibition match featuring a visiting team from Sri Lanka was held. In the association invited Monoj Guha, India's legendary doubles player, for a two-month long coaching camp. Guha was coach under the Sports Ministry's Rajkumari Amrit Kaur coaching scheme, and he trained several players at Karnataka Government Secretariat club.
Ratnakar was the first player to dominate the local circuit from its earliest days. He won the state singles title for the first nine years. Between andhe was also a coach under the Rajkumari Amrit Kaur scheme. A local league began between the clubs, on a 'home' and 'away' basis.
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Courts sprang up in several clubs, Ramesh had supervised the laying of a wooden court at ITI inand this was to be the only wooden court the Malleswaram players had access to. Bowring Institute had a wooden hall that was originally dance floor, but could be converted into a badminton court.
Players began to crowd the wooden court at ITI. In the meantime, Ratnakar had joined ITI. Subramanyam, used to frequent the court at Army Barracks in Cantonment, but now they had a court in their backyard.
Bhounsley, Subramanyam, and another first division cricketer, Rajagopal, al of them descended on ITI.
The top brass at ITI also joined in. Salvi was a marked at CCI in Bombay, and Parikh had brought him down just to train the senior players. He was a beautiful mover on the court and had the most delectable strokes. But he wasn't allowed to play in tournaments because he was a 'professional'. Those who made money out of the game, such as coaches and markers, had tournaments of their own. Salvi stayed for two years before returning to Bombay. Asha Damle was the only state player from any of the Cantonment clubs.
She had picked up the game in Pune; her father was a doctor in the army and she played at the Army Hospital. They arrived in Bangalore inand Asha started playing at Bangalore Club. Surprisingly, few Anglo-Indians played there; a few Paris and army officers were the regulars. Asha was the most serious among them, and she won the State championships in and toured with the state team the next couple of years. Indumati Kirloskar was Mysore's other women player, and she'd play in a saree.