About Us

PPBA, through the TATA Padukone training centers, has produced multiple National and International level champions and is renowned around the country for producing world-class badminton players.

The Prakash Padukone Badminton Academy (PPBA) was launched on October 1st, 1994. Located at the state-of-the-art, multi-sport Padukone-Dravid Centre for Sports Excellence campus spread over 15 acres close to the Kempegowda International Airport, the Academy was started by Mr. Prakash Padukone, Mr. Vimal Kumar and Mr. Vivek Kumar – all stalwarts of Indian Badminton.

The founders of the Academy, having won numerous international awards in Badminton amongst them, possessed the expertise and technical know-how required to create a world-class Badminton training facility. The Prakash Padukone Badminton Academy imparts top-notch training and coaching to young players who are selected to the Academy on merit, and to whom training and facilities are provided on a scholarship basis.

In its short history, the PPBA has produced multiple National and International level champions and is renowned around the country for producing world-class badminton players.