Last updated on February 1st, 2019 at 11:59 pm
So you decided to take up the great game that is Badminton, the only problem is you have not played the game before or it’s been a while! Worry not as we will look at all the Badminton techniques the beginner requires to get started.
We will look at all the basic Badminton techniques, everything from how to grip your racket, serve to the smash shot! To illustrate the point we use videos from some talented Badminton players and coaches.
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Badminton Techniques Video #1
This is a great introduction to the game of Badminton covering all the main points the beginner needs to know
- How to grip your Badminton Racket
- The Badminton Serve
- The Clear Shot
- The Drop Shot
- The Smash Shot
- The Backhand Shot
Badminton Techniques Video #2
Here we look at the basic footwork involved in playing a game of Badminton, these are ones you need to practice.
Badminton Techniques Video #3
This shows you how to execute the Forehand Overhead Shot, Overhead Backhand Shot, Forehand Underhand and the Backhand Underhand shots / swings.
Badminton Techniques Video #4
Now let’s not forget the basic Badminton stance, here we take a look at the Defensive Stance and the Offensive Stance.
Badminton Techniques Video #5
The Badminton Serve, there are different kinds of serve here we take a look at the Backhand Flick.
Another kind of Badminton Serve, The Long Serve.
Lets take a closer look at the Badminton Drop Shot.
Now let’s take a closer look at the Forehand Clear Shot.
And of course the Backhand Clear Shot.
The Badminton Forehand Smash, used to finish a rally and must to master!
Those are my “Badminton Top 10 Techniques for the Beginner” which should help to improve your all round game. It certainly covers most of the basics you need to concentrate on, from footwork and stance to serve and smash shots. Once you master all these techniques you will be well on your way to becoming a fearsome opponent. In the end though there really is no substitution for getting out on the court and start practising. Like anything in life if you want to excel at something it’s all about practice, practice, practice!!!
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