NOBA has created and compiled a number of resources to help our clubs, coaches, and members within our district. If there is additional information that you would like to see on this page, please contact us.
1. Starting a Club
Are you interested in starting your own badminton club? Not sure where to begin? Check out our basic guide on starting a club. Contact us any time to help get you started!
2. The Rules of Badminton
There are a number of different webpages that list the rules of badminton, and the rules have evolved over the years. We have put together a simple document that outlines the key rules of badminton. This is a great document to share with new members or to post at your club!
3. Hosting a Tournament
Hosting a tournament can be challenging, especially if you have never done so before. There are many factors to consider. To help make tournament hosting easier for clubs and individuals we have put together a document that summarizes the key points of running a successful tournament.
If you are interested in coaching or in developing your current coaching skills, there are a number of pathways and programs available for you. Below we have compiled a list of important resources regarding coaching badminton in Ontario and Canada.
1. Badminton Canada Coaching Pathway
For those looking to become certified badminton coaches, Badminton Canada has designed a pathway for coach development. Currently there are three main badminton coaching certifications in Canada: Regional, Provincial, and Competition-Development. To learn more about the national badminton coaching pathway, please click HERE.
2. Badminton Ontario Coaching
Badminton Ontario (BON) has specific coaching requirements to coach at BON sanctioned events. BON also hosts a number of coaching clinics that will help you pursue the badminton coaching pathway. To learn more about BON's coaching requirements, what they have to offer, and to see their upcoming coaching courses, please click HERE.
3. Coaches Association of Ontario
The Coaches Association of Ontario (CAO) is the province's main organization for multi-sport coach development. In addition to keeping coaches up to date with current and new coaching practices, the CAO also organizes a wide variety of NCCP (National Coach Certification Program) coach development clinics. These courses can help with your badminton coach development, and to help maintain your coaching certification. The CAO also offers other coach development opportunities such as keynote speakers, seminars, webinars, and a yearly "coaching week". To learn more about the CAO has to offer, please click HERE.
1. Badminton Ontario Officials Pathway
Badminton Ontario has developed a pathway for badminton officials. Their pathway includes all requirements and training needed to achieve the: Umpire in Training, Regional Umpire and Provincial Umpire statuses. Once an established Provincial umpire, you may enter training for the national umpire or referee pathways. To learn more about becoming a badminton official, please click HERE.