Coaches Manual - Level 1 Content

The following gives an overview of the BWF Level 1 Coaches Manual. This is a learning resource for new and practising coaches. The resource are currently available in English and Spanish. The French version will be available at the end of 2013.

These resources, together with the video clips, provide coaches with the fundamental knowledge for coaching badminton - WHAT to Coach (physical, technical and tactical elements) and HOW to Coach (principles, methodology, coaching styles, planning and evaluation). 

The video clips can be viewed on BadmintonWorld.TV

 

MODULE  1

Overview

Contents of the Manual, the coaching framework and background to badminton.

MODULE  2

Coaching Principles

 

The role of the coach, coaching philosophy, coaching styles.

MODULE  3

Coaching Process

Planning, delivery, review and evaluation of coaching sessions and sequences.

MODULE  4

Coaching Children

 

Coaching children, maturation, and adapting the sport for children.

MODULE  5

Performance Factors

 

Factors affecting performance in badminton.

MODULE  6

Performance Factor 1

Technical  - Movement Skills

Movement patterns and techniques in badminton.

Video clips on Movement Skills

MODULE  7

Performance Factor 1

Technical - Hitting Skills

The basic strokes in badminton - the techniques and the contexts of when these are most used.

Video clips on serving, forecourt, midcourt and rear court strokes.

MODULE  8

Performance Factor 2

Tactics

The technical elements of the game combined with tactical elements - the strategies to win.

Video clips on single, doubles and mixed doubles tactics.

MODULE  9

Performance Factor 3

Physical

An introduction to the physical demands of badminton and preparation for play.

Video clips on components of fitness, warm up and cool down.

MODULE  10

Performance Factor 4

Sports psychology

 

A brief overview of sports psychology and the use of psychology in preparation and competition.

MODULE  11

Performance Factor 5

Lifestyle

Lifestyle factors influencing performance.

MODULE  12

Competition

The main kinds of competitions - knockout, leagues, ladder systems, pyramid systems and club match play.