Oceania Shuttle Time News

REIGNITING BADMINTON DEVELOPMENT IN SAMOA

Badminton in Samoa had hit a high point between 2017 and 2019 with the nation hosting the 2019 Pacific Games. However, during the Covid years the sport took a backseat. To reignite interest in the sport, SBF President Lizzie Key identified the need to restart Shuttle Time in Samoa and looked to upskill local people…

SHUTTLE TIME IN SAMOA DELIVERING TEACHERS COURSE

Badminton in Samoa is this week’s focus for Badminton Oceania’s Participation & Development Manager, Sam Kreutzer and Development Officer, Dhanny Oud.  With assistance from the Badminton World Federation Member Association Grant Programme, the focus will be a Shuttle Time teachers’ course, Shuttle Time delivery sessions (using the skills learned), Air Badminton, player development sessions and…

Humans of Shuttle Time – Linda Pulsa (PNG)

I’m from Manus Island, a beautiful small island province of Papua New Guinea. Soccer and volleyball were the popular sports played across the island and so growing up I played these regularly. I moved to the capital in 1993 and found myself playing soccer and volleyball and also discovered cricket so I played all these…

Shuttle Time Delivered Through Inclusive GymBad Programme In Papua New Guinea

It is important that people with disability are allowed to contribute to the community. In Papua New Guinea, an innovative approach towards increasing the Shuttle Time workforce was taken, especially among people with disability and women.   Shuttle Time was delivered through the Team Up – Inclusive GymBad programme, the Australian government’s sport for development programme in the…