Welcome

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Welcome to the Saskatchewan Badminton Association (SBA) web site.

The SBA is a non-profit provincial sport-governing organization, dedicated to the development of badminton in Saskatchewan.

Through various programs including tournaments series, clinics and camps, support to training centres and more, the SBA supports athletes of all ages as well as coaches and officials.

Did You Know?

The flight of the shuttlecock, a missile of cork and goose feather has been recorded at speeds in excess 260 kilometres per hour. Speed, agility and lightning-fast reflexes are essential to the game. Add stamina too – players have been known to cover more than six kilometres in a single match.

Respect In Sport

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SaskSport has recently introduced a program called Respect In Sport. ALL COACHES in Saskatchewan must complete the certification in Respect In Sport to remain in good standing with the SBA.

Respect In Sport is an online course that can be completed by registering at the following site and completing the online material:

https://sasksrc.respectgroupinc.com/

All coaches must complete this course by Jan 15, 2014 to remain in good standing with the SBA.

Coaching¬†Clinic – Competition Introduction Regional (New Dates, New Location)

Dates: Saturday, April 2 – Sunday, April 3, 2022
Eligibility: 16 yrs and over
Location: Regina Saskatoon (NOTE revised location)
Registration deadline:  March 25, 2022

Content:
Module 1 (Planning a practice)
Module 2 (Teaching/learning)
Module 3 (Technical/Tactical Basics)

Times:
Saturday 10 am -1 pm (Module 1)
Saturday 2 pm- 4 pm (Module 2)
Sunday 11 am -4 pm (Module 3)

Cost:
Module 1:  $63.00 (includes course manuals)
Module 2:  $63.00 (includes course manuals)
Module 3:  $275.00
Complete Delivery:  $360.00 (includes all model deliveries, manuals, and 1 evaluation)

Minimum number of registrants required for the course to proceed:  6

As per SBA’s COVID-19 guidelines, all participants must be fully vaccinated and must provide proof of vaccination.

Learning Facilitator:  Frank Gaudet

To register, please contact the SBA office at saskbadminton@sasktel.net

Job Opportunity: Vancouver Racquets Club (VRC) Head Badminton Pro Services

The Vancouver Racquets Club (VRC) located in Vancouver, British Columbia is now accepting applications for its Head of Badminton Pro Services position.

As the Head of Badminton Pro Services, you will work closely with Management, the Badminton Director and other relevant stakeholders to offer professional services related to badminton such as lessons, group training, and skills development. These services will primarily be targeted towards the needs of our members and secondly, to serve the needs of the greater badminton community.

For the successful applicant, this is a business opportunity to run a portfolio of diverse badminton pro services, with a focus on grassroots development, while ensuring there are exemplary coaching services available to adults and juniors. 

Applications will be accepted until January 31, 2022 and all information pertaining to this opportunity can be found on our website:https://vrc.bc.ca/head-of-badminton-pro-services