Badminton handbook: training - tactics - competition by Bernd-Volker Brahms

By Bernd-Volker Brahms

This ebook is a compact, groundbreaking education guide that offers the reader an total perception into the area of badminton. it really is divided into components. the 1st half bargains with education thought whereas the second one comprises historical past information regarding the game and its stars, therefore giving the reader an total perception into the realm of badminton.--back cover.

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The shot can be performed overhead or underhand. • The player lunges backward with a sideways movement, the body moves backward. • During the lunging phase, the bodyweight lies over the right foot, which stays at the back. • The right knee is bent and straightened again as the shot is played, alternatively it is played from the plant (step). • The player jumps up high. • The right elbow is pulled back, the left hand points up at the shuttlecock for balance and aim. • The right hip and right shoulder are turned explosively forward during the hitting phase.

The player stands with the knees slightly bent and the feet shoulder-width apart. • the racket is held in front of the body pointing downward. • the thumb is pressed against the handle for extra acceleration. • there is a small backswing. • acceleration is achieved by twisting the forearm. 2009 10:30 Uhr Seite 62 BADMINTON HANDBOOK Fig. 64: Defensive backhand to the left of the body Fig. 65: Defensive backhand at the right of the body The backhand at the net . . 62 • enables the left front part of the court to be covered.

The movement sequences are can be seen in the photos and description below. Fig. 34: Clear phase 1 Fig. 2009 10:29 Uhr Seite 42 BADMINTON HANDBOOK Fig. 36: Clear phase 3 Fig. 37: Clear phase 4 In the first phase of the clear from the back boundary line, the player watches the shuttlecock and prepares to hit it as soon and as high as possible and in front of the body. The player’s bodyweight is initially over his left foot, and the left foot is almost parallel to the back boundary line. The body on the other hand is parallel to the sidelines.

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