Schedule: Sunday 9.00 am - 11.00 am

Schedule: Sunday 11.00 am - 1.00pm

Schedule: Wednesday 3.00pm-5.00pm

Daniel Tan

With more than 20 years of coaching badminton in Singapore, teaching all levels from Primary to JC and Polytechnic, Daniel have taught more than a thousand students. With his love and passion in coaching and nurturing the next batches of badminton players in Singapore, he took a leap of faith and started his own badminton academy - BE A CHAMP. He have brought schools like Raffles’ Girls Primary to Zonal Champion more than 8 years and National 2nd in the Interschool Tournament now known as the National School Game (NSG).
Below are some of the school highest results that his team have attained:
- Raffles’ Girls Primary National 2nd (NSG) Junior Girls Division
- Raffles’ Girls Primary Zonal Champion (NSG) Junior and Senior Girls Division
- Boon Lay Secondary National 2nd (NSG) ‘C’ Division
- Jurong Junior College National 2nd (NSG) ‘A’ Division Boys and Girls
- Nanyang Polytechnic 2nd (POLITE)
- Canadian International School 3rd (Interschool Tournament)
- Students Individual Tournament 1st runner up - Students in National Intermediate Squad and Current National Team
- Successful DSA to famous schools
Above are just some of the schools Daniel have taken through his 20 years of Coaching in Singapore and you can tell that it covers all ages groups. He not only coaches the student’s badminton but also touches their character building and attitude moulding.


Beginner Level 1
Forehand Grip
Backhand Grip
Changing of Grip
1st Six Basic Footdrills
Lobbing Swing
Basic Footwork:
1.      Straight Smash Follow Up (1 type)
2.      Netting Footwork (1 type)
3.      Lobbing Footwork (1 type)
4.      Receiving Smash Footwork (1 type)
Basic Strokes:
1.      Straight Lob
2.      Straight Smash
3.      Straight Net
4.      Forehand/ Backhand Straight Lift
5.      Straight High Serve
6.      Straight Block Net

Intermediate Level 1
1st Nine Basic Footdrills (Changes to 3 steps and receiving smash combine with shuffle backwards) New Skip Netting Footdrills
Basic Footwork:
1.      Mirror and Reserves
2.      6 Corner pick up Shuttles
New Strokes:
1.      9 o’clock Cross Drop
2.      Flick Serve
3.      Straight Flick
4.      C – Spinning Net
5.      Type 1 Cross Net (Front Contact Point)
6.      Cross Drive
Multiple Shuttles (Combining Running with Basic Shot with Slightly faster serving):
1.       N-Shape Multiples
2.       V- Shape Multiples
3.       Lobbing Multiples
4.       Netting Multiples
5.       Both side receiving Smash multiples