Badminton Goes Viral
Today, BGV is a non-profit organization promoting healthy and active lifestyles through the sport of badminton using multiple approaches and education to motivate youth in Alaska and beyond.
What We Do
School assemblies: Fun inspiration for students and teachers
In-class student instruction: Fun activities with students and teachers learning together
Exhibitions and Clinics: Assistance with organizing, instructing and recruiting players/coaches
Equipment: Provide resources for quality, low cost equipment and/or recommend low cost systems
” I love badminton because it’s for everyone. No matter what size or shape you are, you can win if you play to your strengths and play to your opponents weakness. “― Rena Wang, 2012 Olympic Player
” As a petite girl, I felt small and powerless at times, but once I saw what I could do on the court with my racquet, I started to believe in my power to accomplish anything I put my mind to. “― Iris Wang, 2016 Olympic Player
News & Stories
- Orion Elementary, AlaskaCoach Paul and Lisa spent 2 ½ days with the Orion Lions in Anchorage, Alaska. Students were shown the basic shots and had opportunity to work on clears, serving and modified game play. The older groups had a great time playing the game Wipeout, lotsContinue reading “Orion Elementary, Alaska”
- 2019 Annual Report
- Why Badminton?By Lisa Ward, ‘Chief Education Officer’ at BGV Badminton is one of the most-played sports in the world, but here in the United States, it has a lower profile. So why focus on badminton for PE programs? Simply put: badminton is fun! Almost everyone canContinue reading “Why Badminton?”
With your help, We had over 50000 students interaction and benefit from it since we started in 2017
164 Players from 24 schools play at the 2nd Alaska Statewide Badminton Championship in 2019
With the volunteers’ help, 10 active youth badminton clubs begun in 2019
Interested in Bringing Badminton to your School or Organizations.
Fill up the forms today and find out how we can help your school or organizations in growing badminton in your school.
Badminton is a great way of meeting new people, badminton is inclusive of all ages and fitness abilities, and improving your social skills.