Badminton Scotland 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.
You can find guidance on the current BWF regulations governing para-badminton through the BWF website at the link below.
BWF Para-Badminton Regulations
GB Para-Badminton for Tokyo 2020
In Tokyo 2020, badminton will for the first time be included as part of the Paralympic Games. The inaugural GB Para-Badminton squad was selected in 2016 and will train together at camps at selected times throughout the year and the squad’s potential to win medals at a world class level will be reviewed annually. Further information can be found here
Scottish Para-Badminton Squad
To view the selection criteria for the para-badminton squad, click here.
Badminton for those with hearing disabilities
GBR Deaf Badminton are currently on the look-out for talented players. Click here for more information.
As part of our continuing professional development courses for coaches we offer a Disability Badminton workshop, details of which can be found on our CPD page here.
Disability badminton clubs/sessions
Below is a list of different badminton clubs/sessions that run regularly throughout Scotland
Edinburgh & Lothians – Lothian Disability Badminton Club, see their website or contact Chairperson Lyndon Williams on firstname.lastname@example.org
Fife – Disability Sport Fife, see website or contact Richard Brickley on Richard.Brickley@fife.gov.uk
Central – Grangemouth Smash In2 Disability Club, contact Rita Yuan Gao on email@example.com
Dundee – Dundee Dragons, see website or contact firstname.lastname@example.org
West – Glasgow Disability Badminton Club, see website or contact David Gillespie on email@example.com
- Maccabi Disability Badminton Club, contact Euan on firstname.lastname@example.org
Grampians – Bucksburn Academy Badminton Club, contact Andrew MacKenzie on Andrew@badmintonscotland.org.uk
Highlands – We are hoping to start a badminton club next season in Inverness, in the meantime please contact JaneGrant@badmintonscotland.org.uk for further information or to register an interest.