Similarly, what is forehand stroke in badminton?
The forehand in tennis and other racket sports such as table tennis, squash and badminton is a shot made by swinging the racket across one’s body with the hand moving palm-first. … Beginners and advanced players often have better forehands than any other shots and use it as a weapon.
In this regard, how do you perform an overhead backhand stroke in badminton?
What are the 6 basic strokes in badminton?
The basic strokes are:
- Overhead Forehand Stroke.
- Overhead Backhand Stroke.
- Underarm Forehand Stroke.
- Underarm Backhand Stroke.
17 Fundamental skills of badminton
|S.N||Basic Badminton Skills||Types|
|1||Grip||Back Hand Forehand|
|2||Stance||Attacking Stance Defensive Stance Net Stance|
|3||Footwork||Move only 2-3 steps backward. Shuffle only 1 step sidewards. Move only 2-3 steps front|
|4||Serve||High Serve Low Serve|
The 4 Basic Strokes
- Overhead forehand – the most common we see, the first to learn.
- Overhead backhand – many people’s main weakness.
- Underarm forehand – a low shot on the forehand side.
- Underarm backhand – a low shot on the backhand side.
There are five different types of badminton shots or strokes: Serves, clears, smashes, drives and drops.
The badminton smash
Forehand strokes are hit with the front of the hand leading (like hitting with the palm), whereas backhand strokes are hit with the back of the hand leading (like hitting with the knuckles). Players frequently play certain strokes on the forehand side with a backhand hitting action, and vice versa.
The name Replacement Grip is self-explanatory; this grip is used as a replacement grip for the original grip, which comes attached with the Badminton racket. The replacement grips are slightly thicker. They are usually made up of PU or polyurethane as PU is good at absorbing shock and sweat.
You should learn to switch quickly from the forehand to backhand grip, and vice versa. This enables you to quickly prepare for your strokes and hit the shuttle at the highest point, hence delivering quality shots.