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Badminton Training for Primary School Teachers - October 15th 10am -4pm De La Salle - Castlebar

Mayo Sports Partnership in conjunction with Badminton Ireland are rolling out a new Schools Badminton Programme during 2022 in the county. The programme aims to overcome the initial barriers of introducing the sport into a school environment by; educating teachers to coach Badminton, providing teachers with equipment and session plans to deliver the game, offering social blitz competitions for the students, and also developing club-school links. 

Outline of the Schools Badminton Programme

Phase 1: Shuttle Time Course which educates teachers by providing them with the skills and knowledge necessary to implement badminton as part of their PE curriculum

Phase 2: Resources provided to schools: Provide schools/teachers with a FREE kitbag, lesson plans, and teaching resources for their school as a result of participating in the programme.

Phase 3: Schools implement a 6-week badminton programme delivered by teachers

Phase 4: Coach Visits

Phase 5:  Mass participation Social Blitz Day or In-House School Competition

Phase 6: Development of club-school Links

Phase 7: Pathways for Sustainability in Schools

The cost of the programme to your school is 50 euro(made payable to Mayo Local Sports Partnership). This payment covers participation in the programme, affiliation to Badminton Ireland for your school, a free kitbag (including 30 rackets, 2 nets, 2 tubes of plastic shuttles), 2 teachers can attend the shuttle time training, a coach visit after the 6 week programme and a blitz day.

This programme will initially be for 3rd and 4th class. If you are interested, please book your place as places are limited.  Fill out the attached form and return to Deirdre at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

We are looking forward to this exciting new programme in Mayo.

There is also more info to be found here https://www.badmintonireland.com/page/play-badminton/schools-third-level/primary-school/leaders-of-the-future

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Mayo Education Centre

Location

Westport Road,
Castlebar,
Co. Mayo.
Eircode: F23HX48

Transportation

Local Buses and carparking available

Contact

Tel: (094) 9020700 
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
Web:
 www.mayoeducationcentre.ie 

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