BWF is committed to developing para-badminton towards Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games and beyond.
Training, education and development programmes provide opportunities for players, coaches, classifiers - and
other technical officials, tournament organisers and administrators in para-badminton.
Our goal is to plan and support the delivery of structured para-badminton development programmes, projects
and activities which:
- Develop individual potential
- Builds systems, structures and pathways from beginner level to the Paralympic Games.
Para-Badminton Development Plan 2015 - 2020
This development plan guides the work of the BWF in planning and implementing development projects
Developing athletes is an important focus - both grass roots participation in para-badminton and elite
para-badminton athletes. This also includes identifying talented athletes and developing these athletes towards
Paralympic Games qualification. Athlete pathways are central to this.
Focuses for Development
To continue to integrate para-badminton into the badminton structures and systems at the world, continental and national levels.
To increase the player base globally.
To increase the quality of elite play to ensure world class performances across all Sport Classes.
To have a strong competition structure with international events being hosted regularly in each region.
To have a comprehensive rules system and well qualified technical officials to implement the rules governing classification and competitions
Values of Sport
Ethics and Fair Play
To implement values- based education programmes and an ‘intelligent’ anti-doping testing programme – both in and out of competition.
To raise the visibility of para-badminton internally and externally and to promote badminton as part of a sport for all, a sport for everyone.