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Information For Parents

Shuttle Smash is the best way to introduce kids to the sport of badminton!

Designed to develop young children’s physical, cognitive, social and psychological abilities, badminton is a sport that is low-impact, high intensity and full of fun!

The Shuttle Smash program aims to develop fundamental movement skills, introduce the sport of badminton whilst taking part in engaging game-based activities.

Did we mention FUN?!

Let’s Play!

Parent George talks about the Shuttle Smash program.

The Low Down

What You Get: A Shuttle Smash Racquet and durable shuttle

What to Bring: Wear clothes for sport and some comfortable runners

How Long You’re Playing: Shuttle Smash sessions typically go for 45 – 90 minutes depending on the provider. 

Who Can Play: Anyone between the ages of 5 and 12 years old, no minimum skill is required as this program is for everyone

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Lead the way!

Shuttle Smash isn’t just a program for kids – parents can get involved too! We’re all about families on court together, having fun learning and celebrating those sporting ‘firsts’ with their Shuttle Smashers. It is super easy to help out, even if you have no prior badminton experience. All the resources are provided so you know exactly what to do. 

Approved Shuttle Smash Providers

Approved Shuttle Smash Providers

Below is a list of approved Shuttle Smash Program Providers or are currently delivering a program or have delivered one in the past. Please reach out for further details.

Activate Inclusion Sports Days

Shuttle Smash is an inclusion at many of the Disability Sport Australia & Variety Activate Inclusion Sports Days.
Find out more by clicking here

No program running in your area? No problem!



Parent George talks about the Shuttle Smash program.