Code of Conduct

TCBC Rules of conduct

Thornden Community Badminton Club is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the well being of all its young players. The club believes that it is important that members, coaches, administrators and parents associated with the club should, at all times, show respect and be encouraged to be open in sharing any concerns or complaints they may have about any aspect of the club with the club committee or their coach.


As a young player of the club you are expected to abide by the following code of conduct: –

All young players must play within the laws of the game and respect all officials and their decisions.

All young players must show respect for other young players in the club and opponents.

All young players should keep to agreed times for sessions and competitions, and inform the appropriate person if they are going to be late.

If, having been selected for a competition or match, a young player is required to withdraw, they must inform the appropriate person immediately.

All young players must wear appropriate badminton sports clothing for club sessions and competitions.

All young players must pay any fees for training and events promptly or by the due date.

Young players are not permitted to smoke, consume alcohol or drugs of any kind on the club premises or whilst representing the club. (Players who are required to take prescribed medicine must discuss this with the Club Child Welfare Officer.)

Parents, Carers and Spectators

Please help the club provide an atmosphere and culture that encourages fair play and promotes our sport.

Respect the rules of the club yourself

Encourage your child to learn the rules of the club and the game, and play within them

Encourage your child to value fair play and accept the judgement of officials

Help your child to recognise good performance, not just results

Support your child’s involvement and help them to enjoy their sport

Ensure your child arrives on time at club sessions/events & is picked up from them promptly

Ensure your child’s fees are paid by the due date

Never blame a child for losing or making mistakes.