In June 2018, the Badminton Club of San Luis Gonzaga School from Cartago City, Costa Rica organised their first badminton workshop in the school of “Sacred Heart of Jesus”.
The workshop was instructed by 6 girls and 4 boys’ student instructors and they managed to engage with 70 children aged 9 to 11. It was a SUCCESS as children were able to enjoy and learn about badminton during the workshop.
The Badminton Club consisted of 42 members, who are all second grade students of San Luis Gonzaga School. Their main role is an instructor that who will teach and interact with children during the badminton workshop using the BWF Shuttle Time School Programme Resources.
The program aimed to promote badminton by offering badminton workshops in different primary schools. And encourage badminton being incorporated in their Badminton Physical Education Lessons in schools. At the same time, the program exposed the youth of the club to develop their skills as instructors and strengthen their leadership skills through educating the children.
“I was able to do the badminton workshop and I love it!”, expressed by one of the student instructor.
Many thanks to the support shown by the Physical Education Teacher from San Luiz Gonzaga School and Costarican Badminton Association for providing the badminton equipment to enable the sustainability of the program.
The Badminton Club is expected to visit and organised badminton workshop one school every month.
The Sony Cilingual School, Cartago City will be next in August!
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
BWF Shuttle Time & Women in Badminton Summit
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 cou
Shuttle Time Samoa: Opportunity for the Community in Savaia
July 2018 exactly marked one year since Samoa launched BWF Shuttle Time programme. BWF Shuttle Time had been an important role in Samoa badminton development and providing opportunities for teachers to learn about badminton and deliver it to the students in their regions. This had spread to
Launching Shuttle Time in Cyprus – The Early Stages
Throughout March till May 2018, Badminton Cyprus had delivered Shuttle Time courses to increase badminton awareness among Primary School Teachers and making badminton as one of the most popular sport in Cyprus Educational System. The first steps of a four-year implementation plan started with del