Shuttle Time is a two-day seminar for public and private school teachers, and committed coaches to transfer Badminton teaching skills to their students. Essentially, Shuttle Time acts as the self-study boot camp for teachers and coaches, helping them hone their skills and increase expertise in making badminton a fun and safe sport to play for children and the youth via modules and instructional videos.

(L-R) Kylle Denia (Sports Officer of ADDU Senior High); Coach Aura Vega and Coach Maido Hasim (ADDU badminton coaches); and Coach Ian Gil Piencenaves, program director of Shuttle Time Philippines and former national team mainstay.

(L-R) Kylle Denia (Sports Officer of ADDU Senior High); Coach Aura Vega and Coach Maido Hasim (ADDU badminton coaches); and Coach Ian Gil Piencenaves, program director of Shuttle Time Philippines and former national team athlete.

This certification course program was developed and implemented by Badminton World Federation (BWF), and supervised by the Badminton Asia. An official event by the Philippine Badminton Association, Smash Pilipinas, they aim to deliver positive, fun and safe learning of Badminton in schools. This is their way of supporting and increasing the number of teachers who will deliver Shuttle Time to their respective schools in the Philippines.

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There were a total of 20 participants who joined this event last April 21, at the ADDU Jacinto campus, and April 22, at the ADDU Matina campus.

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Details submitted by: Kylle Denia, Event Project Head, ADDU SHS Sports Officer