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
- 2021 ANTHC ReportAlaska Native Tribal Health consortium BadmintonGoesViral.org Alaskan Villages Project EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The BadmintonGoesViral.org Alaskan Villages Project has shown that when given minimal instruction and motivation, a majority of students want more badminton… more time to play during school, more time to play outside school hoursContinue reading “2021 ANTHC Report”
- BadmintonGoesViral.org Alaskan Villages Project Summary. Once introduced to the sport, badminton continues to be identified as a physical activity a majority of students of all ages enjoy and wish to participate in during and outside of school hours. This is an addendum to the report on the Badminton GoesContinue reading “BadmintonGoesViral.org Alaskan Villages Project “
- 2021 BGV Annual Report
- 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
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.