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.
Shuttle Time University Course a Hit in Lebanon
The imaginative implementation of Shuttle Time University Course by Antoine University in Lebanon saw the university being awarded a Gold Certificate of Accreditation by BWF. The aim of the implementation was to train future PE teachers to understand and deliver a good badminton session to younge
New Offerings from Shuttle Time
To facilitate quicker learning and wider uptake, BWF has updated the Shuttle Time Online Component, Shuttle Time University Course and Shuttle Time Youth Leadership workshop materials. This is to ensure that Shuttle Time activities provide participation opportunities to children and adults of all ab
Shuttle Time excites newcomer Comoros
In November, new BWF Member Comoros became the 155th country to officially launch the Shuttle Time Schools Programme, to power badminton development in the East African nation. Held in the capital city of Moroni on 13-16 December, the BWF Membership Grant-funded activity brought together teachers
BWF – MBA Host Coaching Clinic For Underprivileged Children
On 6 November 2022, BWF and Michael Badminton Academy (MBA) co-delivered a CSR Coaching Clinic at MBA Badminton Hall in Puchong, Selangor to 66 underprivileged children (4-20 years old) from five homes. Lasting two hours, the clinic was supported by six volunteer coaches on six badminton courts,
Shuttle Time Materials Updates
In 2012, BWF launched Shuttle Time to the world – a schools badminton programme supporting the principle that children should lead a healthy and active life in and out of school – with the goal of making badminton one of the world’s most popular and accessible school sports. Up to today, a
PBSI reactivates Shuttle Time
Hoping to create new tutors from the country’s 37 provinces, Indonesia Badminton Association (PBSI) reactivated its Shuttle Time programme in May in the northern Sumatran city of Medan after a pause in 2021. Shuttle Time’s Indonesian journey, which started with a pilot project that attracted