Mr. M. J. Mohanachandran is an Indian International Badminton Coach who has produced many national and international Badminton players from Kerala, a state in South India. He is an NIS (National Institute of Sports), the premier Coaches’ training institute in Asia and has vast experience of over 19 years in the coaching field.
He is known for spotting and grooming talent from remote rural areas in the country and is equally well versed in coaching for singles, doubles and mixed doubles. He has specific technical training modules for these distinctly different events of Badminton. He is an expert in preparing weekly, monthly and yearly training plans, power point presentations of techniques, organizing motivational classes and offering diet and nutrition advice to players. Expert Multy shuttle feeder for singles, doubles and mixed doubles and also an excellent player in his time, He has national and international medals to his credit as team coach.
At present, he is the Chief Coach of the RSC Badminton Academy attached to the Regional Sports Centre, Kadavanthra, Kochi, the premier Indoor Sports Centre in the country, managed with private and public participation. The RSC has over 5000 members, excellent sports facilities including 10 Badminton Courts (to be air conditioned soon), air conditioned health club, 25 meter Indoor Swimming pool, artificial athletic track etc.
Around 110 kids are getting trained in Badminton regularly out of which 53 are state and national level players. We have World No. 7 V. Diju (Mixed Doubles) and World No. 15 Sanave Thomas & Rupesh Kumar (Men’s Doubles), National Junior and Senior Silver Medalist, Youth Commonwealth Gold Medalist and world junior team championship bronze medalist P. C. Thulasi as our Goodwill ambassadors and half a dozen other international medal winners as our stars.
Under the leadership of Mr. M. J. Mohanachandran, there are six expert coaches and former players working round the year to train and produce World Class players.