From Monday 27 to Friday 31 March, Badminton Scotland are proud to be hosting the third course in a series, as part of the Badminton Europe (BEC) Advance project at the Sir Craig Reedie Badminton Centre.
The project will be attended by 8 tutors including our Head of Performance, Ingo Kindervater, plus delegates from various European country federations.
Badminton Scotland CEO, Keith Russell is looking forward to welcoming the ADVANCE project to Scotland and says: “We are delighted to be hosting the third course of the ADVANCE education project at the Sir Craig Reedie Badminton Centre. We are very pleased to be involved in the project and contribute to the development of European coaches. Ingo Kindervater our Head Coach has been involved from the start of the project and is looking forward to welcoming the tutor team and delegates to Scotland”.
BEC Development and High Performance Officer, Mari Carmen Casermeiro: “We are thrilled to move forward with the third course of the ADVANCE education at the great facilities of Sir Craig Reedie Badminton Centre. The 16 participants have been actively involved and committed with the work done on and off site. Hence, Ingo Kindervater, Badminton Scotland Head Coach, will be debuting within the tutors’ team and I’m sure there will be loads of inspiring take aways for everyone”.
Badminton Scotland Head of Performance, Ingo Kindervater: “The ADVANCE project and focus on coaching from Badminton Europe is a great thing! I’m honoured that they have chosen me and Badminton Scotland to be involved. I’m looking forward to meeting the motivated coaches and wider team from Badminton Europe and I’m positive about a good exchange.”
About the Project
Advance Badminton Coaching Education through the development of a European Badminton Coaching Framework (ADVANCE) addresses the topic of the promotion of education in and through sport with a special focus on skills development, as well as support the implementation of the EU guidelines on Dual Careers of Athletes. The project addresses this topic as it seeks to develop and improve badminton coaching education at European level.
This project also foresees a training needs analysis that will be the foundation for the advancement of badminton coaching education, the development of a framework for badminton coaching education, the development of pedagogic materials (guide for instructors and online platform) to successfully develop an Advanced Badminton Coaching Education.
Aims of the project
The main aim of this project is in fact to advance and further develop the skills of badminton coaches at a European level and the project objectives are:
- To advance the education and skills development of badminton coaches at a European level via the provision of an Advanced Badminton Coaching Education.
- To facilitate access to badminton coaching education at a European level.
- To facilitate and promote dual careers in badminton for both coaches and players.
- To provide a skills development pathway for badminton coaches via the framework.
- To implement and sustain a European Badminton Coaching Framework and a European-led approach for Badminton Coaching Education.
- To facilitate the integration of a European badminton coaching framework in sport academia, badminton organisations and key stakeholders.
Badminton Europe formed a consortium with six organisations coming from different European countries, and we’re delighted to have been selected for our expertise and knowledge in relation to sport coaching and badminton coaching.
Congratulations also to Universitatea Națională de Educație Fizica și Sport din Bucaresti, International Council for Coaching Excellence, Nederlandse Badminton Bond, University of Cyprus Sports Center and Deutscher Badminton-Verband e.V.
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