Last July, the Shuttle Time Teacher Course was part of the agenda in the 2nd Women in Badminton Summit 2018 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. There were a total of thirteen (13) energetic and visionary women from twelve different member associations who excellently took part in the two-day course. The profile of attendees was vast; there were physical education teachers, sports coaches, Badminton players as well as national federation coordinators and administrators.
Badminton Asia aims to empower women in the field of sports and through the Shuttle Time initiative and this can be done through present Badminton as a school sport to children and the youth in different nations. Although the event was held in a hotel conference room where there was no badminton court, the participants’ enthusiasm to learn showed that lack of facility was never a hindrance. From the brainstorming activities to the creation of modified rackets and shuttlecock, the ladies exuded brilliance and exceptional teamwork.
The course gave emphasis on how to transfer basic Badminton knowledge to children, youth and students in general in the safest and most enjoyable way. Practical activities and various hands-on sessions were given as group tasks to allow the participants to spearhead Shuttle Time activities.
The teacher course concluded positively as it motivated the participants to return to their immediate workplaces and community with a strong and passionate desire to give every child a chance to play through the Shuttle Time Program. It is foreseen to be very apt for the communities of the member associations since the whole Shuttle Time program is very flexible and can be delivered even with the pressing concerns such as lack of facilities and/or related equipment.
Shuttle Time Wales Passport Book
In last September, Shuttle Time Wales and Badminton Wales introduced the new Shuttle Time Wales Passport Book. The Passport Book is designed to track the progress of children that participated in the Shuttle Time activities. In addition, the passport also allows Badminton Wales to analyse and ch
Throwback on the BWF-UN Badminton For All Project
In 2017/2018, BWF-UN Badminton For All Project had undertaken the work to support the nine African countries such as Benin, Ethiopia, Togo, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Lesotho, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe to develop badminton activities in the countries through the Shuttle Time Programme. More than 45 tu
Shuttle Time Triple Ripple in Fiji
Badminton being a little sport in Fiji and competing against rugby, netball and volleyball, the sport has minimal to zero awareness around the 300 plus islands around the country. In this project, Fiji Badminton aimed to use BWF Shuttle Time Schools Programme as a tool to establish a better working
Shuttle Time Badminton Training in Houston, Texas
In partnership with Special Olympics Texas and Special Olympics International, the BWF have hosted a three day Shuttle Time Course earlier November in Houston. Twenty-four coaches from Texas, Oklahoma, Mississippi and Arizona attended the Shuttle Time Teachers course and sixteen trainers took par
Inter-School Badminton Championship (CIBAD-2018)
The Inter-School Badminton Championship of Haiti (CIBAD) gathered all the schools affiliated to the Federation Haitienne de Badminton (FEHBAD) since 2012. CIBAD is one of the most important juvenile competitions set up by the FEHBAD which gather more than 200 young players coming from different scho
SHUTTLE TIME SPAIN aka BADMINTON+ CONTINUES GROWING
Badminton+ also known as B+ is a badminton strategy in Spain to promote and grow badminton all around Spain using the BWF Shuttle Time Schools programme. The main objective of B+ is to promote healthy habits and lifestyles among the school population through a quality program by integrating badminto