NLL Legend - Matthew McVittie

Friday, 28 April 2017 NLL Latest News

NLL Legend – Matthew McVittie

Matthew McVittie is a budding badminton player with a true passion for the sport. In just a short time, Matthew has achieved great success since taking up the sport. At the young age of 12, Matthew was incredible talent and undoubtedly has a bright future ahead.

Read Matthew’s outstanding story below, as told by his immensely proud mother, Charlotte, who is dedicated to her son’s development and passion for the sport.

Matthew is our NLL Legend.

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(Matthew McVittie Top Right)

How long has Matthew been attending badminton classes?
Matthew has been playing badminton for around a year and a half. He is currently in his second year.

Where does Matthew attend these classes?
He plays badminton around 5 – 6 times per week. He is very active! He attends Ravenscraig on a Wednesday and Airdrie on a Sunday. He now also plays in an adult only class at Wishaw, who have accepted Matthew with open arms. Matthew more than keeps up!

What do you think of the facilities and the quality of coaches?
Matthew loves it! He is delighted with his coaching. His coaches in particular, Gary and David are amazing!

Matthew has recently been selected for the county team. How is he getting on and has he competed in any competitions?
Matthew played in a tournament at Ravenscraig around 5 – 6 weeks ago. He was also invited to train with the county team. He was recently invited down to Newcastle and he did really well. On enthusiasm alone, Matthew would win! He has took a real shine to badminton.

What inspired Matthew into taking up badminton?
Matthew first started to play badminton at his youth club. From then on, he has been very passionate about it. He also plays rugby, football and is in the boy’s brigade. He is very active! But badminton is his main passion.

Ambitions for the future?
Matthew’s ambitions is to play badminton as much as he can and play in any competition possible! He would be ecstatic to play at competition level. I would take him wherever he wanted to go.

Any comments you would like to add?
I just want to thank all the various clubs that Matthew has been involved in. Even the kid’s camps, where Matthew has had the opportunity to experience different sports. I want to say a special thanks to Matthew’s Coaches Gary and David who have been great. They have installed discipline, routine and are so enthusiastic. They have always been very supportive of Matthew.

That’s all for this month’s NLL Legend. Stay tuned for more stories coming soon!


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