Para-Badminton

Para-badminton at Smashville!   We’d love to have a Smashville athlete compete in Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. 2020!   We offer top flight coaching – here onsite or at your local location.

Badminton will be an official Paralympic sport for the first time in Tokyo 2020.

Classes of competition:

  • Wheelchair 1 WH 1
    Players in this class requires a wheelchair to play badminton. Players in this Sport Class usually have impairment in both lower limbs and trunk function.
  • Wheelchair 2 WH 2
    A player in this class could have impairment in one or both lower limbs and minimal or no impairment of the trunk.
  • Standing Lower SL 3
    In this class a player must play standing. The player could have impairment in one or both lower limbs and poor walking/running balance.
  • Standing Lower SL 4
    A second standing class where the player has a lesser impairment compared to Sport Class SL 3. The player could have impairment in one or both lower limbs and minimal impairment in walking/running balance.
  • Standing Upper SU 5
    The player in this class has impairment of the upper limbs.
  • Short Stature SS 6
    These are players who have a short stature due to a genetic condition often referred to as “dwarfism”.

Focuses for Development – Towards Tokyo 2020

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