Last updated on October 16th, 2020 at 04:55 pm
Basic Badminton Techniques
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.
Badminton Techniques Videos – Basic Shots
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 – Basic Footwork
Here we look at the basic footwork involved in playing a game of badminton, these are ones you need to practice.
This shows you how to execute the Forehand Overhead Shot, Overhead Backhand Shot, Forehand Underhand and the Backhand Underhand shots / swings.
Badminton Techniques – The Basic Stance
Now let’s not forget the basic badminton stance, here we take a look at the Defensive Stance and the Offensive Stance.
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Backhand Flick Serve
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.
Drop Shot Badminton
Lets take a closer look at the Badminton Drop Shot.
Forehand Clear Technique
Now let’s take a closer look at the Forehand Clear Shot.
Backhand Clear – Badminton Technique
And of course the Backhand Clear Shot.
The Badminton Forehand Smash, used to finish a rally and must to master!
Final Thought – Badminton For Beginners
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. It covers everything from footwork and stance to the serve and smash shots. Follow these badminton tips and 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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