Other existing languages are English, French, Spanish, German, Arabic, Persian, Chinese, Italian, Portuguese, Estonian, Hungarian, Polish, Russian, Serbian, Slovenian, Slovak, Indonesian, Swedish, Tajik, Dutch and Bengali.
A total of 142 countries across five Continental Confederations have now successfully implemented the BWF Shuttle Time Schools Programme with the addition of Azerbaijan, Burundi and USA in 2021.
The programme has successfully trained and educated 59,424 teachers worldwide.
Recently, the Shuttle Time resource material published its 22nd language – Czech – which allows teachers with limited experience to introduce badminton related skills, movements and tactics to pupils through a variety of fun games and activities.
At the end of last month, Czech Badminton and Czech National Olympic Committee delivered a Shuttle Time seminar to promote the programme. With the support from BWF and Czech Badminton, the Shuttle Time Teachers Manual, Lesson Plan and Inclusivity Guide for Teachers are now available in Czech. The translated resources will benefit the local community in the country, where there are currently 629 certified Czech Shuttle Time teachers.
The Shuttle Time Mobile App in Czech will be available soon.
Migrant Girls Get Badminton Exposure
Swiss Badminton launched a project in 2021 to integrate girls with migration backgrounds into badminton clubs in Switzerland, giving those aged between five and 15 years old a chance to experience the sport at a club near them. For this purpose, a series of badminton experiences take place at v
Shuttle Time Promotes Inclusion in Badminton
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
Badminton Revived in Burundi
As part of its development strategy, Badminton Confederation of Africa (BCA) recently worked with the Fédération Burundaise de Badminton (FBB) in reactive badminton activities using the BWF Shuttle Time Schools Programme. A series of Shuttle Time Courses and a training camp were held to revive
Shuttle Time Tours Azerbaijan Regions for First Time
As it is in every corner of the world, due to the COVID-19 global pandemic, schools in Azerbaijan have also been closed in preference of interactive teaching. After rounds of completed vaccination for teachers, now the hybrid model is being implemented and soon, there will be a transition to full-ti
Ghana, First in Africa to Implement Shuttle Time University Course
Badminton Association of Ghana announced on 11 April 2021 that it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the University of Education’s (UoE) Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Sports (HPERS) Department. The MOU will establish and undertake cooperative programmes in the area