Ignite Badminton Academy was founded in 2014 with an aim to support the rising growth of Badminton in India. Under the technical leadership of Maneet Pahuja, IBA has produced over 10 state and national level players in a span of 3 years. With IBA, the training methodology is inspired by the minds of the best Badminton players and coaches in India. Padmashri and Arjuna Awardee recipient Mr. SM Arif who has produced 175 National champions and groomed Badminton players like P. Gopichand, Gutta Jwala and Saina Nehwal: is leading as the technical head of IBA and ensure the training and exposure to the child are given at the right standards for them to become professionals of the game.
IBA will instill the values of good sportsmanship, team spirit, perseverance, discipline and leadership qualities in every child and help them compete National at International standards.
The training programme is executed in over 7 centers in 6 cities across India training nearly 800 students through the Ignite Badminton Academy (IBA) training and methodology, managed and operated by Sports Ignite.