Who runs the academy?

Who runs the academy?

Zheng Yuli (Chinese: 郑昱鲤) is a retired female badminton player from China.


She earned a bronze medal as a semifinalist at both the 1985 IBF World Championships and 1987 IBF World Championships in women's singles, dropping three set matches in each case to her compatriots Han Aiping and Li Lingwei respectively.

She won the women's singles at the Japan Open in 1984 and at the Denmark Open in 1984 and 1986. Zheng played on Uber Cup (women's international) championship teams for China in 1986 and 1988.

Yuli now lives in Perth with her 2 daughters.

The academy was started in 2009.

The academy caters for children interested in playing badminton as a hobby and sport.

The academy also supports the Western Australia State Badminton teams.

YuLi coached the 2012, 2013 , 2014 and 2016 Under 17s WA badminton State team. The 2014 team won a historical bronze medal. The 2016 state team did even better and won a silver while one of her students won the triple crown. Information regarding the state teams can be found at http://badmintonwaunder17s.blogspot.com.au/

Sunday, February 10, 2013

Coaching the 2013 WA Under 17s state team

Dear readers

The WA Under 17s state team will be flying to Victoria at the end of March to compete in the 2013 June Bevan Tournament at Altona Badminton Stadium, Mason Street, Altona North, Victoria.

There will be 20 teams from Australia and New Zealand competing in team and individual events.

YuLi will have the honour of having Kay Terry MBE accompany her as the Manager.  Kay used to be the Australia No. 1 ladies champion for many years.

Annie Sim will be acting as Team Umpire yet again.

The players for the state team include:

Amos Yi
Titus Tan
Tyzton Tan
Kai Jie Teoh
Edward Fan

Silvi Botha
Alexandra Phan
Phing Teo

Training has started for the new year. The players are raring to go. Wish them luck.