Badminton has been included within the catalog of sports disciplines of the Mexican Physical Education National Program since 2014 and the Shuttle Time Program has been implemented as the basic methodology in the teaching of national school badminton since 2013 where teachers from the various states of the Mexican Republic are being trained under this structure.
Annually, Badminton Mexican Association in coordination with the National Commission of Sports organizes a National School Championship where representative teams of various States participate. This championship has two categories: under 13 years and under 11 years, boys, girls and mixed doubles.
The first championship was held in 2013 with the participation of 12 states and this year, 24 of the 32 states that conforms Mexico have participated with their regional teams in the city of Guadalajara, Jalisco.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]
Para Badminton and BWF Shuttle Time Making Waves in Fiji
As Para badminton builds towards its debut at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, ensuring the grassroots development of the sport is essential. Earlier this year, Fiji hosted a Paralympic showcase in Nadi to coincide with the Oceania National Olympic Committee’s (ONOC) Annual General Meeting.