Traditionally, in a sport such as taekwondo, there is a grading system, whereby individuals are assessed on their competency. For every new grade he/she achieves, he will be granted a new status, often signified through external recognition like coloured belts.
The SBA is in the process of developing a similar grading system for the sport of badminton, to assess the competency of players in Singapore. More info on this would be updated in due course.
If you have any suggestions on the development of the National Grading System, please feel free to email us at firstname.lastname@example.org