The aim is to improve all strokes and techniques. This game is played with 2 teams. Depending on the number of players on each team the space needed to play in will change. Anything up to 8 players can play on 1 court. If there are more than 8 players adapt the game to play it over 2 courts.

With 8 players start with 4 on each side, this means 1 player in each corner. 1 team starts with the shuttle and hits it to the other team, The shuttle keeps going back and forth over the net until a player misses a shot.

The player that misses the shot then has to go and stand off the side of the court. The team that loses a player starts the next rally. If the team that lost a player wins the next rally, the player comes back onto court and the other team loses a player.

The objective of the game is to win enough consecutive rallies to force all of the opposing team off the court. When there is no opposing player to play against the game is over.


  • If there are more than 8 players play the game in the same way but across 2 courts. If the shuttle is not coming to one end or players are bored add in 1 or 2 more shuttles so players have to be aware of the position of all shuttles.

Coaching Points:

  • Make sure the grip, footwork and swings are correct for all shots.
  • Communication in the teams is vital.

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