Badminton: Steps to Success (2nd Edition) by Tony Grice

By Tony Grice

Gamers clocking shuttlecocks at speeds of 2 hundred miles consistent with hour, new scoring principles, and nonstop motion make badminton one of many quickest racket activities on this planet. With Badminton: Steps to Success you are going to research the talents and strategies to excel on the maximum level.

Through exact, absolutely illustrated guide, you'll strengthen precision, energy, and finesse as you employ this step by step consultant to grasp serves, forehands, backhands, clears, drop photographs, smashes, drives, and more.

Badminton: Steps to Success additionally breaks down universal blunders gamers make and gives corrective options to pinpoint difficulties and increase execution. Over a hundred drills will extra implement right strategy, with special drills for tactical perform, conditioning, and teamwork for doubles play.

If you're able to grasp today's online game, depend upon the single source confirmed to make a distinction. Badminton: Steps to Success——part of the preferred Steps to good fortune activities sequence with greater than 1.5 million copies sold——is your price tag to successful play.

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Badminton: Steps to Success Racket and Bird Control Drill 4. Hold your racket in a handshake grip with the palm up. Place the shuttle on the racket face. 6 to 1 m) in the air. As the shuttle drops, catch the shuttle on the open face of the racket with the racket hand palm up. By lowering the racket face under the dropping shuttle and subtly giving with the catch, you allow the shuttle to slow down gradually and not bounce off the face of the racket. Complete five tosses and catches. Shuttle Toss and Catch Score Your Success Five successful tosses and catches = 5 points Three or four successful tosses and catches = 3 points One or two successful tosses and catches = 1 point Your score ___ Success Check • Check your grip to make sure that you are using the proper handshake grip.

Shuttle Clears ___ out of 20 9. Backhand Clears ___ out of 20 Total ___ out of 90 If you scored at least 70 out of a possible 90 points, you are ready to move on to the next step. If you scored fewer than 70 points, repeat the drills that were difficult for you. Have a coach, instructor, or experienced player evaluate your skill. Step 4 introduces the clear. This high, deep return is an essential shot for successful badmin- ton play. ” This stroke directs the shuttle toward the backcourt. It can be defensive in nature, designed to give you time to recover, or offensive, an attacking clear that travels lower and quicker, giving your opponent less time.

Short Serve ___ out of 20 4. Under the Rope ___ out of 15 5. Drive and Flick Serves ___ out of 40 6. Target Serves ___ out of 5 7. Over the Rope Drill ___ out of 5 35 Badminton: Steps to Success Serve Return Drills 1. Four Corners Target Drill ___ out of 5 2. Overhead Clear and Drop Shot Return of Serve ___ out of 5 3. Underhand Drop Shot Return of Short Serve ___ out of 5 4. Underhand Push Shot Return of Short Serve ___ out of 5 5. Overhand Smash Return of Flick Serve ___ out of 5 6. Overhand Smash Return of Drive Serve ___ out of 5 Total ___ out of 130 If you scored at least 90 out of a possible 130 points, you are ready to move on to the next step.

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