Humans Of Shuttle Time – Lily Buttrose

Read how badminton has had an influence on Lily and the road taken to become a Shuttle Time Trainer in Australia. My twin elder brother and I were born prematurely into a family of accomplished scholars and business managers who also enjoyed sports of all kinds. Mum was an elite centre player in basketball; dad’s…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Humans of Shuttle Time – Daniel Akavi, Cook Islands

The Humans of Shuttle Time series from the Badminton World Federation shares the viewpoints of those who contribute to grassroots badminton development. Daniel Akavi is the first recipient of the Shuttle Time Youth Leadership Award. He shares his story of growing up in the Cook Islands and what badminton means to him. 𝗖𝗵𝗶𝗹𝗱𝗵𝗼𝗼𝗱 𝗗𝗮𝘆𝘀 During my…

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Humans of Shuttle Time – Kinisimere Liku Qutei, Fiji

The Humans of Shuttle Time series from the Badminton World Federation shares the viewpoints of those who contribute to grassroots badminton development. Kinisimere Liku Qutei, shuttle time teacher from Fiji, shares her story 𝗔𝗻 𝗔𝗰𝘁𝗶𝘃𝗲 𝗖𝗵𝗶𝗹𝗱𝗵𝗼𝗼𝗱 I am the only child in the family, born and raised in the maritime rural area known as Kadavu, located…

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