Coach Nantha

nantha-lesenCoach Nanthakumar Tarbadas (Coach Nantha) is a talented athlete who has a solid resume in badminton for over 20 years at state and national levels. He has helped many teams to win numerous titles and was invited on to coach Badminton Mauritius, the national echelon of badminton academy in the country that undertakes to build its national level badminton players. Coach Nantha is a familiar name to reckon with in Klang, Malaysia. He is a qualified badminton coach with many recognitions and who takes pride in shaping up the next generation of players with solid foundation in the world of badminton.


Qualfication Authorizing Body
Qualified Lesen C Coach       Skim Pelesenan Kejurulatihan Kebangsaan - SPKK Level 1 by National Sports Council of Malaysia ( National Coaching Licensing Scheme)
Level 2 Sports Science Course ( National Sports Council of Malaysia)
Level 1 Badminton Coaching Course ( Badminton Association of Malaysia)
Certificate Advanced Muscle & Strength Development (Fitness Innovations (Thailand) Limited

Working Experience 

Years     Active     Organization
2011 – current Technical Director and Coach – Nantha Badminton Academy

National Technical Director of Badminton (Mauritius)

As the National Technical Director of Badminton Mauritius, Mr Nanthakumar Tarbadas was responsible for the development programme and promotion of badminton in Mauritius, technical assistance, developing a high level badminton strategic policy for the badminton players, coaching of the national senior and junior teams and tournaments strategic planning.

2012 Friendly matches with Sri Lankan and Indian players
1995-1996 Sparring with State and National level players (Malaysia)


Coach Nantha has led the Mauritius National Badminton  team and achieved the following : 

Tournament Date Place Team Event Men's Single Women's Single Men's Double Women's Double Mixed Doubles

African Junior ChampionshipsU19

14th - 20th April, 2013 Algiers, Algeria Bronze Silver - Gold Bronze Gold
Indian Ocean Commission of Youth and Sports
5th - 9th May, 2013 Mahe, Seychelles Gold Gold, Silver, Bronze

Gold, Silver,

2 Bronze

Gold Gold Gold, Silver, Bronze
African Badminton Cup of Nations 14th - 20th August, 2013 Rosehill, Mauritius  Bronze - Silver Bronze Silver 2 Bronze
Mauritius Internationals 2013 21st - 24th August, 2013 Rosehill, Mauritius  - - Gold Silver, Bronze - Bronze

Coach Nantha in News

BADMINTON: Nantha Kumar Tabardas - "I intend to make a good structure"

Badminton African Cup of Nations - Mauritius Union Group: united behind badistes

Badminton: Mauritius is the podium at the African Championships