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