Badminton in Action
Ages 6 to 9 years. Badminton may be known as a relaxing backyard game, but as the world's fastest racquet sport, it is action packed, thrilling, and very demanding. This book uses full-colour photography and engaging text to help the sport take flight in young readers' minds. Children will learn: How to perform forehands and backhands; Strategies for covering the court; How to make serves and speciality shots count; Rules and scoring; The differences between singles and doubles play.
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backhand grip Backhand lifts backhand strokes badminton competition badminton is played body chance to win Competitive badminton cross-court Describing a racquet doubles badminton doubles courts doubles sideline drop shot feather shuttles floor follow-through footwork forehand and backhand forehand grip forehand lifts Forehand serve forward to hit front hit forehand hit the serve hit the shuttle hold your racquet keep your eye Keep your racquet Keeping score left foot left leg lose a rally lunge move your feet net shots out-of-bounds overhead clear Partners past this long players hit point of contact proper point racquet arm racquet forward racquet held racquet position racquet's grip reach the shuttle ready position right foot scoreboard sends the shuttle serve cannot go short shots Shuffle step shuttle diagonally shuttle travels shuttlecock singles and doubles singles badminton slightly Step back lightly stretch Stand swing the racquet swing your racquet switch tournaments Try to hit win the rally