The BEC Development & High Performance team is conducting a series of webinars in 2021 featuring speakers with fascinating backgrounds, sharing their knowledge and experience in and around badminton. 

The webinars will take place as of below:
- Duration – (maximum one hour)
- Platform – Zoom (specific Zoom links will be sent prior to each webinar)

Areas covered

High Performance
Coach Development
Para badminton
Gender Equity
Technical Officials

Planned topics

The first webinar took place on Thursday, 25th March 2021. Below are the confirmed speakers and the dates for the different webinars.

- 25th March 2021, 11:00 CET  Being a Coach to a Rising Teenage Star - Best Advices (Jeroen van Dijk, BEC CoE Head Coach)

- 8th April 2021, 11:00 CET Specifics of Para badminton international tournaments and officiating at Para badminton tournaments (Carmen Martinez Villanueva, BWF Technical Official-Para badminton)

- 26th April 2021, 11:00 CET The importance of personal growth as a badmintonplayer - from the perspective of a badminton coach (Peter Jensen, CoE Coach)

- 7th May 2021, 11:00 CET  Implication from Modern Pedagogy on Developing Potential for High Performance (Diemo Ruhnow, National Coach of Germany)

- 28th May 2021, 11:00 CET Badminton Ireland: Gender Equity and Volunteering (David McGill, CEO Badminton Ireland) 

- 8th June 2021, 13:00 CET How Badminton Ireland organize BWF Para badminton International Tournaments? (Conor Doherty,BWF and BEC Para badminton Specialist Badminton Ireland)

- 17th June 2021, 13:00 CET Strength training in relation to badminton (Diemo Ruhnow, National Coach of Germany)

- 29th June 2021, 13:00 CET The Journey from elite player, to coach, administrator and now General Secretary of Austrian Badminton Association (Tina Riedl, General Secretary Austrian Badminton Association)

23th July 2021, 11:00 CET How to perform at the Olympics (Richard Vaughan, Double Olympian)

Other topics and more speakers will be added along the way. If you have request on any specific topics, please write to BEC Development & High Performance Manager, Jeroen van Dijk at

Recorded Webinars

All recorded webinars can be viewed here.

For more information regarding the different areas, please feel free to contact us with the following email addresses:

-For High Performance, Coaches Development, contact Jacob Oehlenschlaeger at  
-For Member Support, Para badminton, Gender Equity and Others, contact Jeroen van Dijk at  

If you have trouble logging in prior to the sessions, please contact Mari Carmen Casermeiro at