Copenhagen 2023

The BWF  in partnership with Badminton Denmark organised the World Coaching Conference 2023, held in conjunction with the TotalEnergies BWF World Championships 2023 in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Day / Date Time Venue
     Thursday,    24 August 2023 16:00 – 21:00 hrs Idrættens Hus (House of Sports)
        Friday,      25 August 2023 09:00 – 16:00 hrs Idrættens Hus (House of Sports)

Conference Brochure

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World-class speakers presented on a variety of interesting and interactive topics including elite badminton coaching, sports coaching, physical training, Para badminton, injury prevention and sport science:

BEN RYAN: The Culture of Consistently Winning Teams


ANDY WOOD & ALISTAIR HIGHAM: Momentum, Match Flow and The Art of Competing

RA KYUNG MIN: The Role of the Female Player in Mixed Doubles & Offensive and Defensive Strokes Used in Mixed Doubles

KENNETH LARSEN: A New Approach to Coaching Badminton


ANIL RAMACHANDRAN - Post-match recovery strategies: Influence of metabolic, hormonal, fluid and electrolyte responses

Kannur University

Speed Station Presentation

SOFIE KENT - "The Degree of Success": What can we learn from the stress and coping experiences of UK dual-career badminton athletes?

Leeds Beckett University

Speed Station Presentation

MARK KING - Comparison of smash performance and technique between elite male and female international badminton players.

Loughborough University

Speed Station Presentation

NIELS CHRISTIAN KALDAU - ACL injuries in badminton: Is it a problem and can we prevent it from happening?

Sports Orthopedic Research Center – Copenhagen (SORC-C), Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Copenhagen University Hospital, Amager-Hvidovre, Denmark

Speed Station Presentation

IAN WRIGHT - AirBadminton as a competitive sport

Badminton World Federation

Speed Station Presentation

YAN KIT CHAN: Training for Elite Wheelchair Para Badminton Athletes


RA KYUNG MIN: Importance of Service and Return of Service in Mixed Doubles

JAN EKSTRAND: Injuries in Sport - Impact Management of Players and The Role Communication Has on Preventing Injuries


CHRISTIAN LUQUE MANJON: Physical Preparation in Elite Badminton & Para Badminton Athletes


HANS KRISTIAN VITTINGHUS: A Year on Tour with Vittinghus - plus Special Guests

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