Badminton Drills

Click on the options below to reveal more about each drill. Most drills will focus on one area for improvement, possibly footwork or a certain type of shot.

Badminton Rackets

A badminton racket is a pivotal piece of kit for all players. Whether you own one or borrow one, it is impossible to play a game without it! Trying to find the right racket can be a very confusing and daunting experience for even the most experienced of players. Here, we will try and give …

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History of Badminton

The origins of the sport can be traced back thousands of years, although the exact origin is unknown. Games involving a racket and a shuttlecock were probably developed and played in Ancient Greece. The inception of badminton in England stems from the popular pastime of ‘Battledore and Shuttlecock’. This involved using a paddle to keep …

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Rules of Badminton & Scoring

It is worth noting that the rules of Badminton have been changed in recent years in an attempt to make the game more exciting and entertaining to watch. The laws of badminton are highly complex and technical, but here is an overview of the key points: Badminton scoring system The scoring system for badminton has …

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Badminton Doubles Strategy

A team’s positioning in doubles is usually determined by which shots the teams are choosing to make. However, there are certain times in a match when both teams should be in specific positions. Here we explain doubles positioning as well as some top tips to give you and your partner an advantage. Doubles positioning On …

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Badminton Singles Strategy

The new scoring system has led to some players re-thinking their singles strategies. This maybe because at the end of each rally a point is now scored, so having the serve is less important. Here we explain in more detail the rules and how to gain an advantage. If a player wins the coin toss they can …

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Badminton Footwork

In this section we will cover different footwork techniques you should be using in game. These include ready position, side step (chasse), lunge, scissor kick, crossover step and three-step return to mid court. Ready position Being in the ready position allows players to move sharply in the direction that the shuttle is traveling. In the …

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