• Tan Kim Her brings new hope for India's badminton doubles

    New Delhi: Malaysia's former men's doubles chief coach Tan Kim Her who was appointed by Badminton Association of India (BAI) as their new doubles coach, has started making positive change for India's doubles players.

    The 44-year-old coach signed a five-year contract with BAI effective September, has already began working with Manu Attri/Sumeeth Reddy (men's doubles) and Jwala Gutta/Ashwini Ponnappa (women's doubles) to help them qualify for the 2016 Rio Olympics.Gopichand, Parupalli Kashya and Tan Kim Her (from left). (photo: Parupalli Kashyap)

    Gopichand, Parupalli Kashya and Tan Kim Her (from left). (photo: Parupalli Kashyap)

  • Cheah Soon Kit planning to return to BAM as doubles coach

    Kuala Lumpur: Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) confirmed that they have already approached former men's doubles shuttler Cheah Soon Kit about his availability to become BAM's next men's doubles coach. That position was vacated after Tan Kim Her has decided to join Badminton Association of India in July.Cheah Soon Kit (left) and Yap Kim Hock pose with their 1996 Olympic silver medals.

    Cheah Soon Kit (left) and Yap Kim Hock pose with their 1996 Olympic silver medals.

  • Jwala Gutta: Let Tan Kim Her decides all

    Mumbai: Jwala Gutta, the ace badminton doubles star, has been requesting the Badminton Association of India (BAI) to hire the services of a specialist coach since the last couple of years. And her efforts bore fruit when BAI finally brought top doubles coach Kim Tan Her on board last week.Jwala Gutta (right) and Ashwini Ponnappa are currently at World No. 12

    Jwala Gutta (right) and Ashwini Ponnappa are currently at World No. 12

  • It's official: Tan Kim Her becomes India's Badminton doubles coach

    Mumbai: The Badminton Association of India (BAI) has finally managed to rope in the services of top doubles coach Tan Kim Her on Friday. The Malaysian was in the Capital of India to finalise his contract with the Sports Authority of India, and BAI president Akhilesh Das Gupta said that Tan Kim Her will join the Indian team by the end of September.Departure of Tan Kim Her (left) is a huge loss for Badminotn Association of Malaysia.

    Departure of Tan Kim Her (left) is a huge loss for Badminotn Association of Malaysia.

  • Badminton Association of India hire Tan Kim Her as doubles coach

    Mumbai: With a little more than a year left for the Rio Olympics, the Badminton Association of India's (BAI) demand to hire a specialist doubles coach has been granted by the India sports ministry.

    Malaysian Tan Kim Her has been roped in by the BAI till the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and will be on a salary of between $7,500 and $8,000 per month, according to Indian media.Good luck to Tan Kim Her for his new ventures.

    Good luck to Tan Kim Her for his new ventures.

  • Night training sessions to grow young Malaysian players

    Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia's double coach Tan Kim Her would like to speed up ripening process for the young shuttlers and to prepare them for the 11 x 5 new scoring system through night training routines.Words of wisdom: Tan Kim Her (left) speaking to the Malaysian squad. He is in charge of grooming the younger doubles players for the future.

    Words of wisdom: Tan Kim Her (left) speaking to the Malaysian squad. He is in charge of grooming the younger doubles players for the future.

    Tan Kim Her is currently coaching Low Juan Shen-Nelson Heg Wei Keat, Chua Khek Wei-Chan Ren Cong, Mohd Amzzar Zainuddin-Ng Di Hua, Tai An Khang-Woon Mun Chun, Ong Yew Sin-Darren Issac, and Yew Hong Kheng-Tan Wee Gieen. Nelson Heg Wei Keat and his former partner Teo Ee Yi won the 2011 BWF World Junior Championships, while Yew Hong Kheng and Ow Yao Han (currently in the senior team) captured the 2010 World Junior Championships.

  • Rashid Sidek is trying to strengthen the Thomas, Uber Cups squad (pic)

    KUALA LUMPUR: On March 20, after Datuk Misbun Sidek turned down the Badminton Association of Malaysia’s (BAM)'s offer to become the badminton supremo, they've decided that they started looking for a chief coach for both the singles and doubles departments.Rashid Sidek

    BAM has appointed Rashid Sidek as the singles chief coach, and as an interim coach for the doubles department for the time being. Meanwhile, Tan Kim Her’s contract has been extended to oversee the men’s doubles back-up shuttlers.

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