Sunday 13th January, 2019
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Osei Gyamfi, GNA
Accra, Jan 13, GNA – The Badminton Association
of Ghana (BAG), in collaboration with its Eastern Regional Executive body, have
organised a refresher course for Physical Education (PE) teachers in the
The course, was aimed at training teachers on
the basic and modern coaching guidelines for the sport and also helped
participants to appreciate, the proper way of developing badminton athletes.
A total number of 82 participants including PE
teachers and PE coordinators across the Eastern region were involved in the
Mr. Ahuma Ocansey,a teacher at OPASS and
national Badminton umpire was the resource person who took the particaipants
through the basics of the game such as; equipment for playing badminton, types
of games played in badminton, court dimension, rules of the game and
The course, also formed part of the Badminton
in Schools Programme, which would be held quarterly, for at least 50 Schools in
each region of the country in 2019.
Mr. Yeboah Evans, President of BAG, said the
development of the sport at the grassroots level, was key on the agenda for the
Association and hence he would continue to expand the Shuttle Time Program,
which trained over 200 PE teachers across the country last year.