Keeping Cork Active
Keeping Cork Active

Badminton

Primary and Secondary Schools

Cork Sports Partnership and Badminton Ireland have teamed up to roll out a new Schools Badminton Programme. The programme aims to overcome the initial barriers of introducing badminton into a school environment by; educating teachers to coach Badminton, providing teachers with equipment and session plans to deliver the game while also developing club-school links.

The programme aims to overcome the initial barriers of introducing badminton into a school environment by;

  • Upskilling teachers to coach Badminton
  • Providing teachers with equipment and session plans to deliver the game
  • Creating links between local clubs & schools.  
What is included:
  •   Teacher Training x 2 teachers –  Thurs, 24th March
  •   Kitbags (racquets, shuttlecocks and nets per pack)
  •   Online teacher resource
Details:
  • Teacher Training Date: Thurs, 24th March 
  • Venue: Terrence MacSwiney CC Knocknaheeny
  • Time: 10am – 4pm
  • Cost: €100 per school (2 teachers & 2 packs)
  • Register: https://eventmaster.ie/event/4LRu4rFEe
Contact Details

Email: James Kirby – jkirby@corksports.ie

Registrations

Complete the online registration form at the bottom of this page.

Step by Step Process

Step 1: School nominates and registers teacher(s) to attend Shuttle-Time Training day by completing the programme registration form.

Step 2: Registration will be acknowledged by Cork Sports Partnership.

Step 3: As places on the programme are limited, successful schools will be contacted by Cork Sports Partnership to confirm acceptance on to the programme and invoiced €100 per school to take part in the training. Unsuccessful schools will be contacted and placed on a waiting list for future phases of the programme.

Step 4: Following receipt of payment, teachers will attend the ShuttleTime Training Day

Step 5: Teachers will receive lesson plans and resource pack(s) which will include 15 rackets, shuttlecocks and net per pack) 

Step 6: Teachers will deliver weekly Badminton lessons in the lead up to the FREE Badminton event which will take place in a Cork venue (Covid Permitting)

Step 7: Badminton Ireland Coach will visit each school for a coaching workshop

In the event that a large number of schools are located in the same area of Cork, an alternative venue/blitz day may be arranged to minimise travel. 

School Badminton Programme

Badminton Ireland Schools Programme

Registration form

Badminton related queries:

Contact: Badminton Ireland Development Officer, Sarah O’Donoghue sodonoghue@badmintonireland.com

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