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Ghana Badminton Association introduce new board, other feats

Press release from Ghana Badminton Association:

Dear Members and Regional Associations,

Please find enclosed two notices:

  1. New Board of Directors Executives Begins Strategic Orientation session this weekend
  2. 4th Shuttle Time Coaching, and Officiating Course begins on December 9-10, 2021
  3. Para Badminton: Team Ghana wins 1 Silver and 4 Bronze Medals at the Uganda Para International Championships-second best result by an African Country

1.    New Board of Directors Executives Begins Strategic Orientation this weekend


Begins Board Orientation with a 2025 Master Strategic Plan in sight

At the 4th Ghana Badminton Congress held virtually on November 9, 2021, (linked here) the positions of President, Vice-President, and Treasurer, plus 8 Executive Board Members, an Athlete Commissioner and two non-executive members were confirmed for December 2021 to December 2025.

We show here the new Board members with their profile (linked here). The new Board begins a packed orientation this weekend and looking into a Mission 2026 document.

The Mission 2026 is a document that will set out Ghana Badminton’s aims and ambitions for the sport, from the grassroots to the elite, for the 5 years from 2022. This Strategic Plan document summarises the values, aims and ambitions we have set for ourselves as the National Sport Governing Body to drive Badminton forward for all levels and all ages in Ghana.

When completed with a vertical bottom-up approach, we will see the challenges and targets for the coming years. This includes defined figures and clear detail about where we will take Badminton in the future.

It outlines the work we will carry out in four key areas – Participation, Places, People and Performance – to improve and grow the sport from Hamile through Bolgatanga to Kpasa and finally through the village of Beyin, and finally to the nearest town to you.

Each of these four ‘pillars’ contains a series of targets. For example, under Participation, we will work to get Badminton offered for young people in 512 additional community venues and played in 3,212 more schools -basic, secondary, tertiary (teacher training, universities, etc) than in 2017-2020.

We will launch a new school-club link programme to provide a vital and sustainable partnership with all schools. Mission 2026 is informed by, and includes reference to, our values as an organisation and our guiding principles.

Our values are Respect; Ambition; Inclusion; Teamwork; Focus and Excellence, while our guiding principles – our promises to stakeholders – include pledges, we will listen and respond, be participant-centred and strive for continuous improvement.

The document will also include our vision to make Badminton a sport that everyone is talking about – one that is diverse and dynamic, transforms lives and connects communities.

President Yeboah Evans, CGMA and will open the session with commentary and inputs from other members.

2. 4th Course in 2021-Shuttle Time Coaching, and Officiating Course begins on December 9-10, 2021

Further to our earlier announcement, we bring to you the last course of the year happening at the Ho Barracks Regiment for the Volta and Oti regions (linked here)-First in the Volta and Oti regions.

This is a special course for the year for a discounted fee GHC 199.00 only for early birds. The Shuttle Time Coach Course and Technical Officiating Course is where the attendee becomes trained to deliver Shuttle Time to Children in a school or club setting. This is a practical coaching and technical course, helping new and experienced coaches and technical officials to plan and deliver fun badminton lessons to pupils aged 5-18 years old.

Please bring this to the attention of your friends and family to register. We find here more information (linked here) about the course.

Please share Flyers attached in ALL your social media pages for massive enrolment.

3. Para Badminton: Team Ghana wins 1 Silver and 4 Bronze Medals at the Uganda Para International Championships-second best result by an African Country

Our Para team is improving, and we are very delighted with our world class programme results delivery.

Please find the article linked here about the success of the recent Para Badminton International event.

Credit: Ghana Badminton Association

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