With the global community steadily transitioning out of the COVID-19 pandemic, the BWF’s Para Badminton development activities were ramped up in Quarter 3.
The AirBadminton test events continued in September with a stop in Utrecht, Netherlands, to delight crowds and athletes.
In recognition of the key role of the tutor workforce in the global success of the BWF Coach Education Programme, BWF kicked off a series of Tutor Refresher & Upskilling workshops in Lima, Peru in October.
Programme leads are responsible for the implementation of face-to-face courses within the Event Management and National Administrators’ pathways as part of BWF’s initiatives to help build the capacity of its members.
This World Mental Health Day, we celebrate BWF partnerships with two organisations in Malaysia, who have made great strides with young orphaned children from underprivileged backgrounds in addressing mental health issues through badminton.
At 26, Georges Julien Paul still has many years of badminton ahead of him, but the Mauritian also has a backup plan for his post-playing career.
While he is fully committed to life as a badminton player, he is also keen on furthering his studies in preparation for his post-playing career. With that in mind, he has enrolled for the PGCert in International Sport Management, on a full scholarship granted by the BWF in association with the World Academy of Sport which starts in September 2022.
Member Associations and National Para Badminton Associations are invited to submit applications for the Bachelor of International Sport Management degree programmes for 2023.
In celebration of the International Youth Day this month, here is the update on the BWF-WAoS Athlete Certificate Scholarship programme.