USA Badminton

Welcome USA Badminton coaches!

USA Badminton has teamed with the American Sport Education Program (ASEP) to provide online training opportunities for USA Badminton coaches through the ASEP Professional Coaches Education Program.

ASEP online courses meet various levels of USA Badminton coach certification:

 

  ASEP Courses
Track Certification Levels Coaching Essentials Coaching Orientation Coaching Principles Sport First Aid
Community Level 101: Youth Coach Course Required     Recommended
  Level 1: Community Coach Course   Required   Recommended
  Level 2: Community Coach Course     Required Recommended
  Level 3: Community Coach Course     Required Recommended
           
High-Performance Level 1: High-Performance Coach Course     Required Recommended
  Level 2: High-Performance Coach Course     Required Recommended
  Level 3: High-Performance Coach Course     Required Recommended
  Level 4: High-Performance Coach Course     Required Recommended

 

To order Coaching Essentials, Coaching Orientation, Coaching Principles, or Sport First Aid online courses, just click on the corresponding online course icon in the table above.

USA Badminton is the national governing body for the sport of badminton in the United States and is recognized by the Badminton World Federation and the United States Olympic Committee. The mission of USA Badminton is to foster the growth of badminton at all levels in the United States and competitive excellence by United States athletes in international and Olympic competition. The goal of the USA Badminton Coach Development Program is to be recognized as a leading provider of coaching education and certification for badminton in the United States. Visit the USA Badminton Web site for more information on the Coach Development Program, course descriptions, course and workshop schedule, coach certification requirements, and course registration.

Contact Information
USA Badminton
Contact: Mohan Subramaniam
Director, Coaching and High Performance
Phone: 719-866-3642
E-mail: Mohan@USABadminton.org
Web: www.USABadminton.org


ASEP courses required by USA Badminton:

Coaching Essentials

Coaching Essentials is a sport-neutral course geared toward coaches of athletes age 13 and under participating in a recreational, noncompetitive setting. Coaches will come away from the course with a solid understanding of fundamental coaching concepts and basic coaching responsibilities. 
Version or Format Notes
Online Course This course can be purchased and taken online.

Coaching Orientation

Gleaning material from the ASEP Coaching Principles, Sport First Aid, and Coaching [Sport] Technical and Tactical Skills courses, Coaching Orientation provides up-and-coming coaches with the essentials to step on the field for the first time. Clocking in at six hours, Coaching Orientation features interactive exercises, engaging graphics, poignant video vignettes, and quick pace to form a course that is informative, eye-opening, and enjoyable.  
Version or Format Notes
Online Course This course can be purchased and taken online.

Coaching Principles

This online self-paced course includes the printed text Successful Coaching, Fourth Edition. Geared toward high school and club-level coaches (those who coach athletes age 14 and older), the 20-unit online course challenges coaches to define their coaching philosophy, objectives, and style; enhance communication and motivational skills; become more effective teachers; and improve team, relationship, risk, and self-management skills. Coaching Principles covers the fundamentals of being a successful coach—on and off the field.
Version or Format Notes
Online Course With Print Materials With your course registration, you'll receive a hard copy of the text Successful Coaching, Fourth Edition, a valuable reference guide for seasons to come.

Coaching Principles with E-book

This online self-paced course includes the e-book Successful Coaching, Fourth Edition. Geared toward high school and club-level coaches (those who coach athletes aged 14 and older), the 20-unit online course challenges coaches to define their coaching philosophy, objectives, and style; enhance communication and motivational skills; become more effective teachers; and improve team, relationship, risk, and self-management skills. Coaching Principles covers the fundamentals of being a successful coach—on and off the field.
Version or Format Notes
Online Course With this version of Coaching Principles, you'll receive the Successful Coaching, Fourth Edition, textbook as an e-book that's accessible through the online course.

Sport First Aid - 4th Edition

Newly revised and updated, this fourth edition of the course provides coaches and students with clear guidelines on what’s expected of them as first responders, as well as action steps for the care and prevention of more than 110 athletic injuries and illnesses.
Version or Format Notes
Online Course With Print Materials Your course registration fee includes the 320-page text Sport First Aid, a valuable reference for coaches for years to come.