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The Badminton World Federation (BWF) is proud to announce the star-studded lineup of experts who will be headlining the BWF World Coaching Conference 2019, set to take place in Basel, Switzerland on August 22-23. This conference, held in conjunction with the TOTAL BWF World Championships and BWF Para-Badminton World Championships, promises to be a remarkable event featuring a diverse range of guest speakers covering topics such as elite badminton coaching, sports coaching, Para sport, and sports science.

One of the standout speakers is Allistair McCaw, a globally acclaimed sports performance consultant and mindset coach. With over 24 years of experience working with Olympians, Paralympians, world champions, and Grand Slam tennis champions, McCaw is thrilled to share his knowledge and expertise with the badminton community. He believes that this conference will be a highlight of his year, eagerly anticipating the opportunity to meet and inspire badminton coaches.

Another prominent figure joining the panel is Lars Uhre, an accomplished badminton coach with an impressive track record. Uhre has worked with national teams from Denmark, Finland, the Netherlands, and New Zealand, as well as being the head coach of the International Badminton Academy. During his tenure as Danish head coach, he led his athletes to victory in the BWF Men’s Team World Championships in 2016 and helped them secure numerous Olympic and World Championships medals. Uhre is keen on peer-to-peer coaching, recognizing its importance in the development of elite badminton players. He looks forward to collaborating with other high-performance coaches and inspiring them in their work with top-class players.

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David Cabello, Chair of BWF Development and Sport for All Committee, emphasizes the BWF’s commitment to enhancing coaching standards in the sport of badminton. The selection of esteemed speakers for this conference reflects the federation’s dedication to producing well-informed, educated, and talented coaches. Cabello believes that the conference in Basel, Switzerland will be a valuable opportunity for coaches to gather and exchange ideas.

Joining the panel alongside McCaw and Uhre is Penny Briscoe OBE, Director of Sport at the British Paralympic Association (BPA). Briscoe, who served as the Chef de Mission of the Great Britain Paralympic teams at several Games, has been instrumental in supporting Para sports athletes and breaking down barriers. As a leading voice in the development of Para sport and Great Britain’s success at the Paralympic Games, Briscoe brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the conference.

Stay tuned for announcements of additional guest speakers in the coming months. If you’re interested in attending the BWF World Coaching Conference 2019, you can register your interest here.

FAQs

Q: What is the BWF World Coaching Conference 2019?
A: The BWF World Coaching Conference 2019 is a prestigious event that brings together experts in the field of badminton coaching. It is held in conjunction with the TOTAL BWF World Championships and BWF Para-Badminton World Championships and covers a wide range of topics related to badminton coaching, sports coaching, Para sport, and sports science.

Q: Who are some of the notable speakers at the conference?
A: The conference will feature renowned speakers such as Allistair McCaw, a sports performance consultant and mindset coach with extensive experience working with top athletes from various sports. Lars Uhre, a highly accomplished badminton coach with an impressive track record, will also be sharing his expertise. Penny Briscoe OBE, Director of Sport at the British Paralympic Association, will bring her insights from the world of Para sport.

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Q: How can I attend the BWF World Coaching Conference 2019?
A: If you’re interested in attending the conference, you can register your interest here. Stay tuned for updates on the event and announcements of additional guest speakers.

Summary

The Badminton World Federation (BWF) is hosting the highly anticipated BWF World Coaching Conference 2019 in Basel, Switzerland. This conference, held alongside the TOTAL BWF World Championships and BWF Para-Badminton World Championships, will feature an impressive lineup of experts in the field of badminton coaching. Renowned speakers such as Allistair McCaw, Lars Uhre, and Penny Briscoe OBE will share their knowledge and experiences with the badminton community. The conference aims to enhance coaching standards and provide a platform for coaches to exchange ideas and inspire one another. If you’re interested in attending this prestigious event, you can register your interest here. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to learn from the best in the industry and take your coaching skills to the next level.