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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Aim your shots backhand grip Backhand lifts backhand strokes body chance to win Competitive badminton court shoes doubles badminton doubles courts doubles sideline drop shot end a rally facing the sideline feather shuttles feet hip-distance follow-through footwork forehand and backhand forehand grip forehand lifts Forehand serve forward to hit 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 opponent cannot reach opponent's service box Ortiz overhead clear Partners past this long players hit point of contact proper point racquet face flat racquet forward racquet's grip reach the shuttle ready position right foot scoreboard sends the shuttle short shots shuttle and swing shuttle diagonally shuttle travels singles and doubles singles badminton slightly Step back lightly stretch Stand swing the racquet swing your racquet switch Try to hit win the rally