Welcome to the Stuban homepage!
As you’ve probably noticed, the entire site is written in Dutch. On this page there’s a short English summary. We’ve got members from multiple nationalities. Also almost all trainers and all students speak English. The most important information can be found on this page, feel free to send us an email if any questions remain (firstname.lastname@example.org).
In September 1966, Stuban (Student Badminton Nijmegen) was founded. It has about 100 members. Everybody is welcome to join! We have members playing at all levels, from recreational to the higher leagues. But Stuban isn’t just about badminton, we also organize activities at least every month! Think about a BBQ, paintball, pool night, tapas night, a Stuban weekend, etc. So there are always possibilities to have fun!
Update per 11-11-2022
Unfortunately, we have to introduce a membership stop for interested students, due to the overwhelming interest in our club this academic year. Our training groups are becoming to full to give adequate training. Therefore, it is no longer possible to follow trial trainings or to register for Stuban, until we have more room again. You can register for our waiting list if you want, by sending an email to email@example.com. We will then contact you if we have space again for new members. Our apologies for the inconvenience! The rest of the information on this page is thus also not applicable for now.
In the beginning of the academic year we organize some introduction activities that are specifically meant to get to know Stuban. The year starts off with our introduction tournament. This is a tournament meant for players of all levels. Here, potential Stubanese will mingle with others to get to know each other and the sport. If you would also like to get to know the Stubanese outside the badminton courts, you are very welcome to join us at our introduction “borrel” at cafe Tappers. If you would like to participate to any of these activities, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Every Stuban member can train at least once a week. Training groups are divided into four levels. The trainings take place at the Radboud Sports Centre.
- A-selection: High skill badminton players: all members that play in the 6th division or higher in the competition (or members that don’t play competition but do have equal skills). All players of the A-selection play with feather shuttlecocks.
- B-selection: League players of 7th division & lower and non-competition players with the similar level. Players with 7th division level play with nylon shuttlecocks.
- C/D-selection: Recreational & starting players.
The trainers and the technical committee decide which group is best suited for you. They make a decision based on your skill level.
Training with us
You are more than welcome to join us! But you probably want to try it out first. You are allowed to join three free training sessions without any obligations! If you’re planning to do so, please send an email to email@example.com. Include your name, your previous badminton experience and, if you have a “RSC sports card” in the email.
If you become a member, we advise you to buy your own racket. During the C/D-training on Wednesday, rackets will be made available by the trainer. To become a member, fill in our form (which can be downloaded below) or ask a board member or trainer during training and deliver it to our secretary.
Rules of badminton
Especially for newer players, playing badminton can be quite confusing. There are a lot of rules concerning how to play, how to serve and counting the points. In the document below you can find a summary of the most important rules to remember when playing badminton competitively.
Monday, Hall 2
Wednesday, Hall 1
|Jesse Stekelenburg & Wietse Essink|
Friday, Hall 1C
|21.00-23.00||Everyone||Free play (no training)|
Sunday, Hall 1
|Leagueplayers||Contribution per season|
|Feather Shuttle cocks||€97,50|
|Nylon Shuttle cocks||€82,50|
|Non-Leagueplayers||Contribution per season|
|Feather Shuttle cocks||€85,-|
|Nylon Shuttle cocks||€70,-|
|Friends of Stuban||Contribution per season|
Be aware of the fact that members of Stuban ought to be in possession of a University Sports Card, available at the Radboud Sports Centre (RSC).
Do you have any questions? Please send it to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will be happy to answer!