Archived News - Development
BEC Para-Badminton Event
23/11/2018 11:23 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
Last week, Tennis Point Vienna hosted another successful para-badminton event organised by Badminton...
A successful para-badminton event
18/11/2018 11:02 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
After two days of an education course for over twenty para-badminton participants who have learnt a...
B4ALL - Inclusive Badminton
14/09/2018 13:40 | Tania Teoh
The Italian Badminton Federation hosted the 2nd meeting of the Project Coordination Group for Erasmu...
2018 BEC Para-Badminton Event to take place in Austria
31/08/2018 15:36 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
BEC will organize the 2018 BEC Para-Badminton Event in Vienna in November with the Austrian Badminto...
Coach Education Level 1 & 2 to be held at COE
29/08/2018 15:04 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
The World Badminton Federation (BWF) is organizing a Coach Education Level 1 & 2-courses in October ...
When it’s tough it’s also fun
18/08/2018 22:05 | Mireille van Daal
It’s almost a year since the Centre of Excellence in Holbaek has started. That means a year of many...
European U17 Champion at Centre of Excellence
26/07/2018 15:26 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
The BEC Centre of Excellence hosted a joint practice with the Danish U17-U19 national team. One o...
- I highly recommend the Summer School
16/07/2018 14:26 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
The RSL BEC Summer School 2018 is in the books and the participants have returned to their homes. Lo...
- Summer School is hard and fun
12/07/2018 15:30 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
Going to school can be hard and it can be fun. The same is the case if you join the RSL BEC Summer S...
Coaches getting new tools

10/07/2018 15:04 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
The RSL BEC Summer School is not only for the players but also for the coaches, who are getting new ...
- I really wanted to come back
09/07/2018 20:47 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
Orla Flynn from Ireland decided to enter the RSL BEC Summer School for the second time. The training...
RSL BEC Summer School ready to kick off
06/07/2018 09:59 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
A big group of players and coaches are ready to take part in the 2018 edition of the RSL BEC Summer ...
van Dijk about COE: There is a big interest for us
14/05/2018 09:29 | Niels Nedergaard
BEC Centre of Excellence is currently undergoing progress, and head coach Jeroen van Dijk admits tha...
Jonathan Dolan fights to get back to his best!
19/04/2018 15:53 | Aidan Jones
A long road ahead for the Irish star  Jonathan Dolan believes that right now, it is about getting ...
Meet the stars of the future
25/10/2017 12:00 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
They left their home to chase the dream. 16 players from all over Europe have left their family a...
Big ambitions at COE
02/09/2017 10:58 | Rasmus Bech
They are some of the biggest talents in Europe. Now they are living in Denmark, and they know what t...
The countdown is over!
01/09/2017 09:10 | Rasmus Bech
Waiting is over. It’s kick off time at BEC Centre of Excellence. - It was a great training. The f...
Day 1
09/07/2017 09:40 | Emma Lollike
Badminton Europe's Summer School 2017 kicked off yesterday in Slovenia. The Summer School started...
Intensive days in Antwerp
19/06/2017 12:10 | Emma Lollike
Badminton Europe organised a coach education level 2 tutor course from 16 – 18 June in Antwerp, Belg...
New CTC in Milan
05/12/2016 14:57 | Emma Lollike
Badminton Europe is happy to welcome the new Certificated Training Centre(CTC) in Milan to Badminton...
U15 Balkan Championships Press Release
09/09/2016 15:54 | Emma Lollike
Serbia became new Balkan Team Champion. Marija Sudimac won gold medal in women's singles. Turkey won...
Switzerland: Elite Camp 2016
02/09/2016 12:26 | Emma Lollike
23 players and six coaches gathered in Brig, Switzerland, for a pre-season camp organized by the ...
Serbia: 6th edition of Girls Project
19/08/2016 10:43 | Emma Lollike
Badminton Club RAVENS KG in collaboration with Badminton Association of Serbia and City of Kragujeva...
Lithuania: Useful experience
28/07/2016 14:17 | Emma Lollike
The international training summer camp for elite and aspiring junior players (U17 and U19) held in V...
Combined level 1 and 2 course in Oviedo, Spain
20/06/2016 14:29 | Jeroen Van Dijk
Badminton Europe is happy to inform you that we will organise a combined BWF/BEC level 1 and level 2...
Level 1 tutor course in Tallinn
30/05/2016 19:53 | Jeroen Van Dijk
From 27 – 29 May 2016 Badminton Europe organized another BWF Coach Education level 1 Tutor course in...
Seminar - big success
02/12/2015 11:37 | Zsofia Horvath (EU)
The Shuttle Time coordinators' seminar which was held on 3 and 4 December 2015 in Copenhagen, Denmar...
Level 2 course in Dublin in 2016
27/11/2015 14:55 | Zsofia Horvath (EU)
Dublin will play host to a BWF Level 2 coach education course. This course is the highest level of c...
BEC Shuttle Time Coordinators' Seminar
19/11/2015 15:02 | Zsofia Horvath (EU)
Badminton Europe is going to organize a Shuttle Time coordinator´s seminar on 3 and 4 December 2015 ...
Level 2 Tutor course in Cyprus
17/11/2015 12:19 | Zsofia Horvath (EU)
Nine participants took part in the BWF coach education level 2 tutor course which was held from 13 t...
10 Regional Projects in 2016
16/11/2015 15:52 | Zsofia Horvath (EU)
Badminton Europe is going to support ten Regional projects in 2016. The programme is running since 2...
Brig Did It Again
31/07/2015 11:49 | Tania Teoh
The third Badminton Europe Confederation (BEC) regional project organized by the German Badminton Fe...
Lucas Mazur wins China International
01/06/2015 15:01 | Manuel Røsler
Lucas Mazur (FRA) was the star of the day in the finals of the China Para-Badminton International wh...
Shuttle Time programme comes to Scotland
30/04/2015 10:24 | Manuel Røsler
Over the weekend fifteen candidates descended on the Sir Craig Reedie BADMINTONscotland Centre to ta...
The WIB Award nominees
27/02/2015 13:27 | Manuel Røsler
The BEC's Women in Badminton working group announced the nominees for the 2014 BEC Women in Badminto...
Summer School allocated to Slovenia
13/11/2014 10:41 | Manuel Røsler
Badminton Europe is delighted to announce that the 2015 BEC Summer School will take place in Sloveni...
More than 3500 teachers educated in Europe
15/10/2014 16:13 | Manuel Røsler
“20 Member Associations are now implementing Shuttle Time. This is a big success! It was our goal to...
Coach Education Level 2 in Podcetrtek, Slovenia
03/09/2014 13:41 | Manuel Røsler
Badminton Europe is glad to inform that the first BWF/BEC Coach Education Level 2 Tutor’s Course wil...
Nordic camp in Salo, Finland
21/08/2014 14:36 | Manuel Røsler
8 coaches, one team manager and 31 U15 players from Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Faroe Island, Iceland a...
U15 players from 5 countries in Presov
19/08/2014 15:35 | Manuel Røsler
The Slovak Badminton Federation organized the BEC Regional Project (financially supported by Badmint...
RSL International Super Stars Camp in Most
03/08/2014 11:58 | Manuel Røsler
60 players and 7 coaches from 10 countries took part in a international badminton camp in Most, Czec...
Vejen is calling!
07/07/2014 11:41 | Manuel Røsler
For the second year in a row, the BEC Summer School will take part in Vejen, Denmark from 19 – 26 Ju...
WIB Europe Coach Conference 2014
28/05/2014 10:28 | Manuel Røsler
Following the overwhelmingly positive feedback to the first BEC WIB Coaching Conference in 2013, the...
Newsletter published
01/05/2014 16:09 | Manuel Røsler
The second newsletter of the Women in Badminton (WIB) working group has been published. In this issu...
The girls are back
01/05/2014 11:51 | Manuel Røsler
The elite U15 and U17 girls from Denmark, England, France, Germany and Holland had the opportunity t...
Smooth implementation in Poland
30/04/2014 12:41 | Manuel Røsler
Poland started to translate the Shuttle Time resources in the beginning of August 2013. Due to hard ...
First WIB meeting in 2014
16/04/2014 10:52 | Manuel Røsler
The Badminton Europe Women in Badminton (WIB) working group had their first meeting of 2014 on Sunda...
Great atmosphere in Dublin
07/04/2014 18:09 | Manuel Røsler
Badminton Europe organized its 4th BEC/BWF Coach Level 1 Trainers’/Tutors’ course from 28-30 March 2...
4 days of intensive training in Milan
30/03/2014 14:40 | Manuel Røsler
Milan. From March 24 to 27 2014, the Centro Tecnico Federale of PalaBadminton Milano, hosted the Bad...
Greenland successful in Alaska
28/03/2014 13:49 | Manuel Røsler
Badminton Greenland (Badminton Kalaallit Nunaat), the most western Member Association of Badminton E...
Networking Breakfast in Birmingham
10/03/2014 18:29 | Manuel Røsler
On Sunday the 9th of March Badminton Europe’s Women in Badminton (WIB) working group hosted a networ...
17 Participants in Kaunas, Lithuania
06/03/2014 10:47 | Manuel Røsler
It is the goal of Badminton Europe to have Shuttle Time in at least 20 European countries by 2016. C...
The Awards nominees
04/02/2014 15:00 | Manuel Røsler
The BEC's Women in Badminton working group announced the nominees for the 2013 BEC Women in Badminto...
"I gave everything to the role"
18/01/2014 12:35 | Manuel Røsler
On a regular basis, the "Women in Badminton" working group members select a woman and interview her....
New Course to be held in Dublin
16/01/2014 11:16 | Manuel Røsler
Badminton Europe is organizing another BWF / BEC Coach Education Level 1 – Trainer’s / Tutor’s Cours...
Shuttle Time Course in Lithuania
09/01/2014 16:10 | Manuel Røsler
“Shuttle Time” is BWF's Schools Badminton Programme. This programme aims to help teachers and coache...
From the courts to the office
12/09/2013 22:37 | Manuel Røsler
In our "Woman in the Spotlight" interview we spoke to Hana Prochazkova, who is a former top player o...
BEC launches new program to support talents
04/09/2013 13:30 | Manuel Røsler
Badminton Europe has launched a new Development program ("The future stars") to support young talent...
Camps took place in France and Slovakia
04/09/2013 11:30 | Manuel Røsler
Two 2013 Regional Projects, supported by Badminton Europe, took place in France and Slovakia in Augu...
Adam Mendrek: 3 months of hard work
03/09/2013 16:47 | Manuel Røsler
Badminton Europe is creating links with the National Training Centres of excellence within the Membe...
Many Development activities in the summer
03/09/2013 11:45 | Manuel Røsler
During the last three months, a lot of 2013 Regional Projects, supported by Badminton Europe, took p...
Badminton Ireland Academy offers training package
19/07/2013 11:47 | Manuel Røsler
Badminton Ireland has launched another addition to the Badminton Ireland academy adding an internati...
Great experiences in Vejen
18/07/2013 11:15 | Manuel Røsler
Badminton Europe’s Summer School is currently taking place in Vejen, Denmark. As so much has happene...
Electric Atmosphere within the hall
16/07/2013 11:16 | Manuel Røsler
Badminton Europe’s biggest development activity, the 2013 Badminton Europe Summer School, is into it...
Successful Coaching Conference held in Vejen
15/07/2013 11:49 | Manuel Røsler
A successful Women in Badminton Coaching Conference has been held in Vejen, Denmark. As chair of ...
Summer School off to flying start in Vejen
14/07/2013 11:20 | Manuel Røsler
The 32nd edition of the Badminton Europe Summer School is currently taking place in the Danish town ...
Conference Programme
09/07/2013 00:55 | Manuel Røsler
The issue of gender equality has become a prominent issue for discussion in recent times and there h...
Stefani Stoeva has Rio in her mind
05/07/2013 10:09 | Manuel Røsler
Stefani Stoeva is one of Europe’s biggest badminton talents. The Bulgarian, who was nominated for th...
WIB Awards: Why they matter
04/07/2013 15:35 | Manuel Røsler
By Emma Mason, Chair, Women in Badminton working group Earlier this year I had the pleasure of pr...
“Future Female Leaders”
21/06/2013 10:45 | Manuel Røsler
The BEC Women In Badminton (WIB) Working Group is delighted to be able to announce that it is holdin...
Vejen is calling
17/06/2013 15:01 | Manuel Røsler
The 2013 edition of the BEC Summer School will take place in less than one month. This year, the BEC...
Badminton spectacle in Novi Sad
04/06/2013 13:55 | Manuel Røsler
"Badminton spectacle in Novi Sad". This would be the shortest possible resume for this big internati...
Inspirational work has been awarded
04/06/2013 09:48 | Manuel Røsler
At Badminton Europe’s first Awards Gala held in Bratislava at the end of April, there were two award...
6 Member Associations in Milan, Italy
29/05/2013 11:43 | Manuel Røsler
It is the goal of Badminton Europe to have Shuttle Time running in twenty countries by 2016. An impo...
Must and Vana in Odense
16/05/2013 15:10 | Manuel Røsler
Badminton Europe gives scholarships to players from Member Associations who do not have a High perfo...
18 participants in Szeged, Hungary
04/05/2013 14:00 | Manuel Røsler
It is the goal from Badminton Europe to give all Member Associations the possibility to have a coach...
Coach needed for Malta
04/04/2013 16:08 | Manuel Røsler
Like every year, as part of its Development programme, Badminton Europe will have regional projects ...
Xu Huaiwen: "Never give up trying"
16/03/2013 10:25 | Manuel Røsler
Xu Huaiwen was born in Guiyang, China. She decided to play for Germany because the Chinese thought t...
BEC Coach Education – Tutors’ Course 2013
03/03/2013 23:10 | Manuel Røsler
Badminton Europe is happy to inform you, that we will, together with Hungarian Badminton Federation,...
Video: Shuttle Time promotion
28/02/2013 15:09 | Manuel Røsler
Our Member Association Austria have produced a promotion video of the Shuttle Time implementation in...
Xu Huaiwen confirmed as Staff Coach
19/02/2013 12:08 | Manuel Røsler
Former European Champion Xu Huaiwen confirmed her participation as staff coach for this year’s BEC S...
Global Youth Development at Forefront of Shuttle Time
01/02/2013 13:46 | Manuel Røsler
Badminton World Federation is set to reach new frontiers in its development thrust this year, introd...
A look back at the first Winners
24/01/2013 14:56 | Manuel Røsler
The 2012 Award of the Women in Badminton (WiB) "Project of the year" went to Badminton Ireland for t...
Want to host a Coach Education course?
21/01/2013 14:04 | Manuel Røsler
Since BWF completed the first in a series of resources to help badminton coaches and coach education...
New impulses were set in Spain
12/01/2013 21:12 | Manuel Røsler
The Regional Project held in the Spanish city of Oviedo between the 3rd and 7th of December 2012 end...
Summer School allocated to Vejen, Denmark
22/12/2012 15:57 | Manuel Røsler
Badminton Europe is delighted to announce that the 2013 BEC Summer School will take place in Denmark...
Coach needed
21/12/2012 14:54 | Manuel Røsler
Like every year, as part of its development programme, Badminton Europe will have regional projects ...
28 Austrian teachers educated
20/12/2012 11:03 | Manuel Røsler
On Friday 7 December 2012, 28 teachers from the Austrian district of Tyrol participated at the BWF S...
A good Danish training experience
04/12/2012 15:01 | Manuel Røsler
“Why did we choose Odense? Because of really good references that we had from other players”, says K...
"No time to have a siesta"
02/12/2012 09:35 | Manuel Røsler
With the Olympic bronze medal for Valeria Sorokina and Nina Vislova in London, Russian badminton ach...
Fun, hard work and new friends
21/11/2012 21:22 | Manuel Røsler
The second Shuttle Time trainers’ course this year was held in Dublin from 16 to 17 November 2012.  ...
Shuttle Time Course about to start in Dublin
16/11/2012 14:22 | Manuel Røsler
From 16 to 17 November 2012 the Shuttle Time Trainer’s course will be held in Dublin, Ireland. 23 pa...
Intensive days in Slovenia
29/10/2012 10:38 | Manuel Røsler
The BWF/BE Level 1-Tutors’ Course was held in Medvode, Slovenia in the period 26 - 28 October 2012. ...
BWF Tutor-Coach Level 1 course about to start
22/10/2012 14:47 | Manuel Røsler
In the period 26 - 28 October 2012, the BWF Level 1 – Tutors’ Course will be held in Medvode, Sloven...
Veni – Vidi – Vici!
23/08/2012 00:39 | Manuel Røsler
In the period 14-19 August 2012, the ‘Girls Camp’ for female players and coaches was held in Serbia....
Two Slovenians in Odense
18/08/2012 10:22 | Spela Silvester
Mitja Semrov and Kaja Stankovic, both of them top 15 European Junior Ranking players from Slovenia, ...
Serbia win four medals
26/07/2012 09:06 | Manuel Røsler
Badminton Association of Serbia, under the patronage of Serbian Ministry of Youth and Sports, has su...
"It was great to have some of Europe’s best players"
25/07/2012 16:09 | Marie-Anne Midy
Between the 9th and 13th of July Badminton Ireland Hosted a Pre-Olympic training camp at the Irish B...
"Both players and coaches made huge improvements"
21/07/2012 22:47 | Marie-Anne Midy
Today, the 31st Edition of the BEC Summer School found its end - both players, coaches and staff coa...
"It’s so rewarding when you exchange ideas and learn"
20/07/2012 10:48 | Marie-Anne Midy
Thursday morning, in hot Slovenia, begun a session on doubles defence for the players while the coac...
There is hard work and a fantastic friendly atmosphere
19/07/2012 01:00 | Marie-Anne Midy
I am sad today as I have realised that half of the BEC Summer School is already gone. There is still...
Badminton promotion in Banja Luka
18/07/2012 11:17 | Manuel Røsler
BC "Banja Luka" for several years during the summer period are organizing the promotion of competiti...
"I've found really interesting helping the other coaches"
18/07/2012 02:11 | Marie-Anne Midy
Today has been another fantastic day at the Summer School, leading the coach education focusing on n...
“I am happy to see the coaches progression"
17/07/2012 10:15 | Marie-Anne Midy
Monday, 16 July, very beautiful day...and perfect for "crazy" good sessions... We started with coach...
Lots of smiles, discussions and a nice vibe in the hall
16/07/2012 01:04 | Marie-Anne Midy
The 31st edition of BEC Summer School has started under a dazzling sunshine, even when we had to mis...
Slovenia ready to welcome 22 countries
09/07/2012 16:53 | Manuel Røsler
At the end of this week, a total of 70 participants from 22 countries will travel to meet in Otočec,...
“I want to beat the Chinese”
01/07/2012 21:58 | Marie-Anne Midy
Linda Zechiri is currently number 29 in the BWF world rankings and the second best female shuttler f...
“I will come back to Greve again for sure!”
26/06/2012 11:14 | Marie-Anne Midy
Erik Meijs (2nd from the right) of The Netherlands concluded last weekend his three-week training at...
Successful coach education tutors course in Belgium
22/06/2012 15:21 | Marie-Anne Midy
A week ago, on 15, 16 and 17 June, in Antwerp, Belgium, 23 people from 12 European countries attende...
"I met some other players, which was really nice"
22/06/2012 13:27 | Marie-Anne Midy
Erik Meijs, of The Netherlands, has finished his second week at the Danish Certificated Training Cen...
“You just have to accept the pain and keep working hard”
16/06/2012 17:09 | Marie-Anne Midy
Erik Meijs of The Netherlands has been training at the Badminton Europe Certificated Training Centre...
Successful Shuttle Time course in Karlskrona
01/05/2012 09:16 | Marie-Anne Midy
As part of its development programme, Badminton Europe is currently focusing on its schools projects...
Winners for the women in badminton promotion
29/04/2012 20:37 | Marie-Anne Midy
During Badminton Europe’s 2012 ADM, which was staged on 21 April in Karlskorna, Sweden, alongside th...
A new working group with a new action plan
28/04/2012 20:02 | Marie-Anne Midy
Last week in Karlskrona, Sweden, alongside the European Badminton Championships was the first meetin...
"I would recommend Odense training centre to everyone!"
26/04/2012 15:19 | Marie-Anne Midy
Laura Vana of Estonia finished her training at the Odense Certificated Training Centre a few weeks a...
“I have gotten so many good tips already!”
21/03/2012 11:11 | Marie-Anne Midy
Laura Vana of Estonia is currently training at the Odense Certificated Training Centre thanks to the...
Scholarship holder Laura Vana’s fresh start in Odense
11/03/2012 09:10 | Marie-Anne Midy
Today, Laura Vana of Estonia will start her 2-week training in Odense, Denmark. Earlier this year, t...
International Women’s Day at Badminton Europe
08/03/2012 10:31 | Marie-Anne Midy
In 2012, in addition to several other development areas, Badminton Europe will be focusing on promot...
Coaching course in Malta for the Shuttle Time pilot
07/03/2012 11:38 | Marie-Anne Midy
British international coach Joann Hughes was recently in Malta in order to conduct a Badminton Train...
D & A Seminar successfully held in Amsterdam
06/03/2012 13:49 | Manuel Røsler
Badminton Europe staged its 2012 Development and Administration Seminar alongside the European Men's...
Two-day course about Shuttle Time implementation
06/03/2012 09:50 | Marie-Anne Midy
In 2011 BWF launched the Shuttle Time project dedicated to help teachers introduce badminton to chil...
Team Europe's camp wraps up with intense matches
05/03/2012 10:40 | Marie-Anne Midy
Yesterday was the last training day of the camp that started on Thursday. After morning and evening ...
Team Europe’s training camp live from Germany
01/03/2012 18:10 | Marie-Anne Midy
This morning the 5-day long Badminton Europe training camp kicked off in Germany, alongside the 2012...
Recognising the promotion of women in badminton
10/02/2012 20:54 | Marie-Anne Midy
This year Badminton Europe introduces two new awards to promote women in the sport of badminton: the...
Applications for the 2012 Summer School are open
09/02/2012 11:41 | Marie-Anne Midy
After Madrid in Spain last year, the 2012 Summer School will go for the first time to Slovenia in th...
Calls for hosting the 2013 Summer School
07/02/2012 11:37 | Marie-Anne Midy
In 2013, the 32nd Badminton Europe Summer School will be organised and after Slovenia in 2012, Badmi...
34 Member Associations confirmed participation
06/02/2012 20:42 | Manuel Røsler
46 Delegates from 34 Member Associations have registered for the Development & Administration Semina...
It is time to apply for BEC Scholarships!
18/01/2012 10:17 | Marie-Anne Midy
For the fourth consecutive year, Badminton Europe is inviting European badminton players to apply fo...
Badminton boom in schools
11/01/2012 21:35 | Manuel Røsler
BADMINTON was singled out for special mention today when Jeremy Hunt, the Secretary of State for Cul...
Premiere in Hungary
05/01/2012 17:16 | Manuel Røsler
This weekend, Hungary’s main badminton sponsor „Multi Alarm” will be hosting a new international tou...
'My stay in Odense was great'
26/12/2011 22:13 | Manuel Røsler
Karoliine Hoim, womens singles player from Estonia, practiced for two weeks at the Badminton Europe...
Badminton and sailing in Sweden
26/12/2011 11:11 | Manuel Røsler
There were 24 excited young players and four coaches from Denmark, Finland, Iceland and Sweden, arri...
Girls camp in Serbia
25/12/2011 22:11 | Manuel Røsler
From 17.8 until 21.8.2011 the city of Kragujevac in Serbia was the host for a unique Badminton Europ...
Slovenia is hosting the Summer School 2012
25/12/2011 15:46 | Manuel Røsler
From 14 to 21 July 2012 the Slovenian Badminton Federation will host the 31st Badminton Europe Summ...
Two camps in Lithuania
24/12/2011 22:10 | Manuel Røsler
Lithuanian badminton federation has organized two Badminton Europe Regional Project training camps f...
SOTX Team Europe in Hungary
06/12/2011 09:37 | Manuel Røsler
Article written by Andrea Zvorc (Croatia) Last week the SOTX Team 2012 hold their practice camp in ...
Training for the best U15 potential single players in France
30/11/2011 13:26 | Manuel Røsler
The U15 best talent single camp of France, England, Germany and the Netherlands took place this year...
Small news 2 Title
14/11/2011 12:27 | Vinay Kumar Rentala
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