Lukáš Kroc Badminton Academy is the first and still the only badminton academy set up in the Czech Republic, which combines badminton and education.
This sophisticated system which combines badminton and education starts from kindergarten level (AMA School) and goes right up to university level (VŠFS Most). Kids start in this system from the young age of three years old, and this includes many movement games and badminton basics. Coach Martina Krocová has been working with young children for many years and she has obtained very good results. These same kids can progress on to elementary school where they focus on BWF Shuttle Time project. At elementary school (Most, Václava Talicha) pupils have badminton as a regular subject and at the end of the scholastic year they have grade obtained in this subject on their certificate. When Kids get more interested in badminton, they usually continue at high school level (Podkrušnohorské Gymnázium Most).
They are implementing a high intensity training program obtaining a lot of interesting results. Many of these players are ranked no. 1 on the National Rankings List; Veronika Dobiašová who is ranked 19th on BWF Junior Rankings.
Lukaš Kroc Badminton Academy aims to show everyone that badminton is a sport which develops personality and develops healthy children.
Shuttle Time resources now available in isiZulu
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Shuttle Time Online Component in French and Spanish
BWF’s Shuttle Time online component has two new language options -- French and Spanish – apart from the existing English course, enabling greater numbers of people in different geographical locations to familiarise themselves with its content.[vc_single_image image="6584" img_size="large" alignm
Shuttle Time Best Practice Published!!
A compilation of Shuttle Time’s best implementations has been compiled and published, offering a concise reference guide for anyone interested in delivering the programme. The 48-page booklet, which is illustrated with examples around the world, also has useful background information on Shuttle
An Occasion to Celebrate – Through Badminton
In anticipation of the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace (IDSDP) 2023 and #WhiteCard Day on 6 April 2023, BWF celebrated the occasion using badminton and contributing to the community through the BWF Development CSR Project.