The Sporting Schools website is scheduled for an update this weekend from 9am AEDT Saturday 22 February to 6pm AEDT Sunday 23 February. The portals will not be accessible during these times.
Shuttle Time is designed to provide a positive badminton experience for children and youth through a fun, engaging and social environment. The program helps participants experience success in a safe and inclusive environment regardless of their ability.
The Shuttle Time program combines a range of fun physical activities with learning the technical and tactical elements of the game. This includes the development of hand-eye coordination, catching and throwing, stability and balance, speed and agility as well as jumping and landing skills.
The program can be adapted to meet individual school requirements and Badminton Australia qualified deliverers can assist schools to deliver badminton activities as part of Sporting Schools.
Packages available range from 4-8 sessions in duration and include:
- Shuttle Time Starter
- Shuttle Time Equip*
- Shuttle Time Xpert
*An equipment list will be sent to you for purchase.
Schools can purchase a school badminton set from Badminton Australia to use within their Sporting Schools program for $325 plus delivery costs and GST.
Each badminton equipment set includes:
- 20 Rackets
- 3 dozen Shuttles
- 2 Nets
Additional equipment may also be purchased upon request.
To become a coach and deliver badminton in Sporting Schools please ensure you are working towards the following requirements:
Sporting organisations that wish to become a coaching provider for Badminton Australia and deliver in Sporting Schools must meet the requirements below:
- Hold a valid ABN or declare ABN exempt
- Confirm adequacy of insurance
- Register with Badminton Australia and State/Territory association.
NOTE: All coaches that operate under the coaching provider must meet individual badminton coach registration requirements.
Badminton Australia Resources
The Shuttle Time program offers a series of resources allowing teachers with limited experience, to introduce badminton related skills, movements and tactics to students through a variety of fun games and activities.
- Teachers Manual
- 22 Lesson Plans
- 92 supporting Video Clips
To access to these resources please contact Badminton Australia.