The objective of the Foundation is to train, nurture and guide young talent with the purpose of developing international badminton champions. The academy will work together towards the shared vision of developing outstanding athletes and coaches.
The programme entails construction of a high-performance training centre comprising six air- conditioned badminton courts in the premises at Gachibowli in Hyderabad, a Sports Science Centre and a new training centre.
The sports science centre will get top quality resident nutritionists, physiotherapists and conditioning experts on board for all round development of players and to ensure that the badminton coaching imparted by the academy is at par with global standards.
The design components include extension of badminton courts, swimming pool, support amenities, commercial space and residential accommodation for the students & staff, a swimming pool (half Olympic size) for fitness activities. Other spaces include one 200m, 5lane athletic running track including playground (mini football ground), space for support amenities and commercial activities, and parking as per the norms.
Sustainable site planning principles are attended in master planning by reducing the built footprint and maximising the landscaped greens. Grass pavers, use of native species, recycled use of wastewater, water management systems have been integrated in the outdoor design. Visual Comfort, Thermal Comfort, heat gain reduction by suitable orientation of built spaces, Use of renewable energy technologies are the serious concerns addressed in the holistic design of the entire campus.