Coaching

If you are passionate about teaching the rules and skills of badminton, becoming a coach may be for you. The ACTBA currently offers Shuttle Time, the BWF’s schools programme. For coaching accreditation, Badminton Australia provides the Level 1 and Level 1 Advanced coaching courses throughout the year.


Shuttle Time (Teacher Development, Entry-level)

Shuttle Time is Badminton World Federation’s (BWF) schools badminton programme. The programme aims to help teachers develop the skills, knowledge and confidence to plan and deliver safe and fun badminton lessons to school children.  The course is usually offered in Term 3 or 4 and can be counted towards your teacher’s professional development requirements.

Workload

The program consists of a half day (4 hours) or two 2 hour sessions.

Equipment

School will need to provide audio visual equipment, a seminar room and indoor courts.

Participants

There is no minimum number of teachers, however a group session is preferred. The course is not limited to teachers. Parents and those interested are able to join.

Costs

$10 per teacher or $30 per facility

The program will be subsidised by the ACT Badminton Association and all fees collected will be donated to the ACT Junior Badminton Team.

Next Course
There is currently no upcoming course. If you are interested in future courses, please fill out an expression of interest.


Level 1/Level 1 Advanced Coaching Course

This course is the starting point for your coaching career!

The Level 1 course is aimed at coaches, teachers and parents who wish to/are currently working with, beginner junior level players. This course is not a prerequisite for the Level 1 (advanced) course and can be done online.

The Level 1 Advanced (1A) course is aimed at coaches who wish to/are currently working with beginner/intermediate club level players.

At the end of the course you be accredited with coaching certificate by Badminton Australia. This course is aligned with the National Coaching Accreditation Scheme (NCAS) Level 1 competency standards.  NCAS is an initiative of the Australian Sports Commission (ASC).

Workload

Both the Level 1 and Level 1A course will combine theory and practical and can be done online.

Level 1:
In-course work – 8 hours
Post-course worksheets – 5 hours

Level 1A:
In-Course Work – 15 hours
Coaching Practical  – 15 hours
Post-Course Worksheets  – 5 hours

Content

The course content consists of: the role of the coach, planing and reviewing, risk management, coaching communication, developing Sports Skills, game sense, group management and development of the athlete.

Next Course
There is currently no upcoming course. If you are interested in future courses, please fill out an expression of interest.