Quick Facts

What I enjoy about playing

I love the feeling of hitting the shuttle, the excitement of playing a great shot, the buzz of competing and the “Oooooo” moments that give you the satisfaction that the impossible can be possible.

I also love travelling and seeing new places.

Who is your sporting hero and why?

I have several sporting heroes as they all have different attributes that I admire;

  • Novak Djokovic – He has been a positive influence on my diet and nutrition
  • Eliud Kipchoge – He believes no human is limited and anything is possible which inspires me to believe I can attain my goals and dreams
  • My mum – Although I never got to see her play live, her experiences and success as an athlete are inspirational which offers me continual guidance and support each day of my journey

Interests outside badminton

Nutrition, cooking, photography.

My goals and aspirations in my sport

  • To medal at an Olympic Games
  • Win the All England Championships
  • Become World No.1

Goals for 2020

To continue working on my game and physicality to be able to transition onto the World Tour and achieve a Top 200 World Senior Ranking.

How many hours per week/months do you train?

On average, 6 hours per day, 5 days per week and 1 half day with 1 day off. This can vary depending on tournament schedule.

What does your training involve?

My training has many different aspects to it. Both on court and off court physical sessions, Strength and Conditioning, sparring sessions, practice sessions, nutrition, diet, massage and video analysis.

How many tournaments will you play this year?

It will be somewhere between 12 – 18 tournaments as I am still a junior , playing some junior events but looking to compete more on the senior tour to gain valuable experience and increase my senior ranking to aid getting into higher grade events. So this will increases the amount of events I will be playing.

What has been your best achievement to date?

  • Winning the U19 English Nationals 2 years young
  • Winning 3 U19 International titles back to back
  • Being the first English Men’s singles player to achieve U19 Top 8 Ranking in the World