Performance Pathways

Performance pathways are a vital component in the performance structure of sport. They create progression for talented athletes in their chosen sport to develop from participation level to elite level. Disability Sport NI works closely with each focus sport to create mass participation, then further the development of talented athletes to create world class performers.


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Although not currently a Paralympic Sport, the number of people with disabilities playing badminton in Northern Ireland has grown dramatically over the last 4 years.

The Pan-Disability Lisburn Badminton Club is supported by Ulster Badminton and meets on a weekly basis at the National Badminton Centre.  

The following training sessions are available:
Tuesday 8pm-10pm for players with a physical disability
Saturday 6.30-8.30pm for all members
Bangor Pan Disability Club trains every Friday night from 7-9pm.

Players from the Pan-disability clubs compete and travel to a range of competitions including the 4 Nations Para-badminton Championships, European Para-Badminton Championships and World para-badminton championships.  If you would like to find out more about the Pan-Disability Badminton Club contact Terry Conroy on

To find out more about competitions, classification and rules visit