Australian Badminton Academy
• Established in 2002 by Australia's most successful Badminton Olympian ANNA LAO
• The first registered Badminton Coaching Academy in Sydney
• The Largest Badminton Academy in NSW
• Taken more than 200 Players into State and National Level
• Specially designed courses for all levels from Stage 1 - Stage 4
• Caters for Beginners, Intermediate, Advanced, Elite. State and National Levels
• Provide Individual and Group coaching
• Supplier of all badminton equipment needs
We provide training located at Top Venues all around Sydney:
• North Shore
• Eastern Suburbs
• Inner West Sydney
• Southern Suburbs
• Western Sydney
We provide types of training and coaching:
• Regular Classes
• Private 1-On-1
• School Programs
• Holiday Programs
• Small Group Coaching
• Corporate Coaching
• Open to everyone
• Fun and an opportunity to meet and connect with the greater badminton community
Meet Our Principal
Anna Lao is the most successful badminton player in the history of Australian Badminton.
She dominated the National scene, holding the titles of:
- Australian Open Champion 1988 - Ladies Singles
- Australian Open Triple Champion 1989
- Ladies Singles; Ladies Doubles; Mixed Doubles
- Australian Open Triple Champion 1991
- Ladies Singles; Ladies Doubles; Mixed Doubles
- 3 rd in Doubles at Malaysian Open 1989
- New Zealand Open Triple Champion 1991
- French Open Double Champion 1992
- 3 rd in Doubles at Swedish Open 1992
After this Anna competed in the 1992 Barcelona Olympics:
- Placing 5th in Ladies Singles & Doubles, a feat unrivaled both past and by all Australian Badminton Olympians.
- Badminton Australia National Level Coach from 2000 - present
- Member of Badminton Australia Coaching Panel in 2010-2014
- Founder/Principal of Australian Badminton Academy (Established in 2002).
- Developed Coaching Couse
- Developed over 100 state players representing NSWBA.
- Developed over 100 coaches.
- Trained over 100 elite players who have played International Competitions.
- Developed Australian Olympian 2008 Olympic
- Developed National Under 19 Ladies triple champion 2002
- Developed National Under 17 Men triple champion 2006
- Developed National Under 15 Ladies singles and doubles champion 2012
- Developed National Under 17 Ladies doubles champion and Ladies single Runner up 2018
- Developed National Under 17 Ladies doubles Champion and Runner up 2019
- NSW Badminton Champions in each years
- NSW A,B,C,D Champion in difference time, see our website: aba08.com.au
- Running Australian Community Badminton Association tournament from 2012 to 201
- Promoted 16 Multicultural badminton Clubs in Sydney from 2012 to 2016
- Running World Chinese Badminton Federation Australia Division tournament from 2013 to present
- Leading World Chinese Badminton Federation Australia Division Veterans team participate for the international events from 2010 to present, win a lot of medals
- Member, organisation of the Australian Open from 2012 to present.
- Holds a Master of Sportsin China (1985)
- Member of the World Chinese Badminton Federation Council
- President of the Australian Community Badminton Association
- President of the World Chinese Badminton Federation Australia Division.
- President of the Australian Badminton Club
- MEMBER (AM) OF THE ORDER OF AUSTRALIA
- 1988/4 coaching Sydney Uni badminton club until 1991
- 1992 coaching NSW Uni badminton club(few years champion in National Uni game) until 1998.
- 1997- 2001 coaching Macquarie Uni badminton club (one-year National champion in Uni game)
- 1998- 2001 coaching UTS badminton club (one-year National champion in Uni game)
- 1997 Coaching NSW Badminton Open team training and participate in the National badminton open
- 2010 Coaching NSW Badminton Junior Under 15 team training and participate in the National badminton open
- 2011 Coaching National Junior badminton team participate in the Oceania Junior championship.
- Committee Member, Australian Guangxi Friendship Association, since 2015.
- Former Committee Member, Eastwood Chinese Senior Citizens Club.
- Member, Australian Asian Association of Bennelong 2011.
- Member, Australian Chinese and Descendants Mutual Association, current.
- Former Sponsor and Volunteer, Ryde Eastwood Lunar New Year Celebrations.
Awards and recognition include:
- Courvoisier Award for Excellence (Sports), 1993.
- 2012 World Morning Cup 50 -54 age Mix–double Champion, Double 3rd.
- 2013 World Morning Cup 50 -54 age Mix–double Champion, Double 3rd.
- 2013 WCBF 20th Anniversary Individual Events 50-54 age Mix-double Champion, Ladies Double 3rd.
With many years of experience, Anna now strives to create the next generation of Olympians in Australia.
“ABA is the best badminton academy in NSW!”– Anthony O.
- I started my professional badminton career with ABA" - Trevar Y.
“The coaches in ABA are so amazing and nice!”– James H.