Following the recent announcement of the BWF Para Badminton Tournament Calendar for 2021, we are happy to communicate that the application process for the BWF Para Badminton Female Participation Grant 2021 is OPEN!
Under the BWF Membership Grants Programme, activated in 2020, over 100 Member Associations received their first sums of money in November. Due to COVID-19, the funds were aimed at stimulating a return of badminton activities, with ‘Back to Badminton’ the underlying theme. These are the highlights of the national activities delivered in November and December.
Not so long ago, Dubai and badminton seemed worlds apart. The emirate was known for hosting big-ticket events in other sports such as tennis and football; badminton never even lurked on the horizon.
One of the benefits of the Swiss ball training, part of the BWF Coach Education Level 2 Resources, is its positive effect on the integrity of functional movements and balance of upper and lower limbs of teenage badminton players.
Sport Industry Scholarship Programme 2020 for Dual Career Athletes, Member Association Staff & Young Athletes – Updates
BWF received more than 70 PGCert in International Sports Management applications from at least 35 countries, comprising staffs of Member Associations, current and former athletes (badminton and Para badminton), technical officials, coaches and university graduates, with female applicants making up 36 per cent. And also received more than 310 Athlete Certificate applications from more than 60 countries, with female youth athletes accounting for 40 per cent of it.
Badminton World Federation (BWF) in collaboration with Special Olympics International (SOI) has published their Global Development Strategy to grow badminton and provide meaningful opportunities for people with intellectual disabilities to be involved in all aspects of badminton.
Over 100 BWF Member Associations have received their first sums of money under the BWF Membership Grants Programme activated in 2020.
In October 2019, the BWF Council approved a new Membership Grants Programme for the period 2020-2024. The BWF Membership Grant Programme provides opportunities for Member Associations to access tailored support, to assist them in developing badminton in their country.
Sport Industry Scholarship Programme 2020 for Dual Career Athletes, Member Association Staff & Young Athletes
Badminton World Federation in partnership with the World Academy of Sport (WaoS) had launched two scholarship programmes that will provide dual career athletes, who have chosen a joint educational and elite sporting life, and talent already employed within the badminton family, greater opportunities to learn new skills.