The duration of course is flexible and can be delivered in a variety of formats to suit the needs of the University, Lecturers and Students. Examples of the different ways universities /colleges have incorporated the Shuttle Time University Course are available in the Accredited Universities section (link) which are divided into two tiers of accreditation; Silver and Gold.
The BWF Shuttle Time University Course has been designed to offer International Certification to trainee teaching students, while providing the knowledge and support required to deliver fun, safe and enjoyable badminton lessons to groups of children aged 5-15.
The Shuttle Time University Course covers both theory and practical work and is delivered in a modular format. The course was developed in consultation with University Lecturers and Physical Education specialists, and can be broken down into 10 modules which all link to the Shuttle Time Teachers Manual and Lesson Plans. The course is most suitable for university and college students undertaking teaching, physical education and sports related courses.
The Shuttle Time University Course had grown its popularity mainly in the Pan Am region with 68% of the courses delivered, followed by 29% delivered in Europe and 3% in Asia regions.
Currently the BWF Shuttle Time University Course resources are available in four languages such as English, Spanish, German and Arabic. It is also free to download online by Universities and Colleges who express their interest in delivering this course to students.
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