Pre-Shuttle 1 (Age 5-8):

 The Pre-Shuttle 1 Junior Program teaches basic badminton forms and techniques needed.

Pre-Shuttle 1 will be learning the Forehand grip, Shuttle Bounce, Half-court scoring, basic movements (shuffle,glide,chase step, and lunge, etc.), underhand swings and the 5 step overhead cycle.
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Shuttle 1 (Age 8-13):

 The Shuttle 1 Junior Development Program is a fun way to develop proper technique and learn the game of badminton. Building strong foundation of skill, tactics, and movement

Classes are assessed and grouped according to ability.   Children sign up according to age and move through the levels with improvement.   Comprised of three phases, each with a different skill sets. Shuttle 1 Juniors will learn how to properly warm up, basic rules of badminton, basic movements & technique (footwork, forehand clear, forehand drive, high single serve).
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Shuttle 2 (Age 13-18):

The Shuttle 2 program offers intermediate skills & focus on strong foundations of more advanced skills, game strategies, and competitive play. It’s a good preparation for high school league

It also provides a competitive ladder (tbc) & preparation for competitions.  Participants are encouraged to attend both days in order to maximize their development.

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Shuttle 3 (Age 15-18):

The Shuttle 3 Program offered on Saturdays will cover advanced skills & tactics, game analysis, and a competitive ladder (tbc) in preparation for competitions.

 

Shuttle 1C (Age 8-12):

Competitive program for young players. Eligibility for this program is decided by Shuttlesport coaches.

Focus on developing a strong foundation in advanced skill sets in preparation for junior tournaments. Monitored conditioning, fitness assessments, skills and tactics, game analysis, and competition planning. Participation at Junior “B” level tournaments are mandatory.

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Shuttle 2C (Age 12-16)

This program is suitable for athletes who wish to play competitively at local tournaments. Eligibility for this program is decided by Shuttlesport coaches.

The ‘2C’ program has been carefully planned out to include all the various aspects of training required to become a successful badminton player.   A level of commitment is required on behalf of the athlete. Refinement of advanced skills and tactics, game analysis, conditioning, fitness assessments, and competition planning

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Shuttle 3C (Age 16-19)

The Academy runs a level 3 ‘Competitive’ program. Eligibility for this program is decided by Shuttlesport coaches.

Athletes receive monitored conditioning, advanced skills and tactics, game analysis, fitness assessments, and competition planning. The ‘3C’ program will be run under the direction of Performance Director Al Mawani and assisted by senior coaches & BC Team players.   A level of commitment is required on behalf of the athlete.  Focused program for athletes competing at a Junior “A” or Senior level

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Shuttle Adult:

Shuttlesport offers a specialized class for adults. The length of terms and scheduling are considered when designing these programs. Participants have the opportunity to work closely with coaches in a small group environment with other adults.

Shuttlesport Jr. Elite Team:

In extension of the competitive programs for 1C and 2C, the Junior Elite program is an additional day for high performance junior athletes. This program is only available to athletes participating in the full competitive program, and is by invitation only.

Shuttlesport Elite Team:

In extension of the competitive program for 3C, the Senior Elite program is an additional day for high performance junior and senior athletes. This program is only available to athletes participating in the full competitive program, and is by invitation only.

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For further information on the programs please contact Al at:
Office phone (604)552-2473 or e-mail: office@shuttlesport.com