BADMINTONscotland is committed to widening access and encouraging more people to play badminton. This section provides information relating to all areas of para-badminton, from tournaments and events, badminton clubs, schools carnivals and much more. For further details please contact BADMINTONscotland on 0141 445 1218.Visit the links below for more information about Para-Badminton in Scotland:
The Scottish 4 Nations ParaBadminton Championships will be held from 13-15th February 2015 at Ravenscraig Regional Sports Facility in Motherwell.
The closing date for entries is Friday 9th January 2015. Any player who intends to enter should send their entry to BADMINTONscotland by this date.
Click here to download an entry form and click here to download a player rating form.
Understanding the Classification System
|Physical Disability Classifications
||Typical Examples of Impairment Types
||Spinal injury causing impairment to upper limbs/trunk
||Spinal Injury causing lower impairment to upper limbs/trunk
Above knee amputation necessitating use of a wheelchair
||Single Above Knee amputation
Double Below Knee amputation
||Single Below Knee amputation
Leg length difference (of minimum 7cm)
||Upper limb amputation
Upper limb impairment – e.g brachial plexus injury
||Short Stature/dwarf condition – e.g. achondraplasia
||IQ of 75 or lower, who have been identified as having a learning disability by a relevant agency or professional
Click here to download Basic Para-Badminton Rules poster.
Badminton for Disabled People in the UK
Click here to download Sports Coach UK's fact sheet providing an overview of badminton for disabled people in the UK and some useful contacts for local clubs, coaching opportunities and pathways into the sport.
Badminton Inclusion Case Study
Click here to download Inclusive Coach Education Guidelines from Sports Coach UK.
Badminton for those with hearing disabilities:
GBR Deaf Badminton are currently on the look-out for talented players. Click here for more information
For information about Para-Badminton within the Badminton World Federation please visit www.bwfbadminton.org