A backhand clear is usually only played when a player is not in a position to play a forehand (’round the head’) shot and as such, this is a defensive shot. … This is one of the toughest shots to play in badminton.
Keeping this in view, how do you hit a backhand clear in badminton?
Also to know is, how can I improve my backhand clear?
Play a few shots on court to get the feel. You’ll probably feel very different. Only tighten your grip a fraction before impact and then loosen again. Once you get comfortable with this, try hitting your backhand clears.
What are the 5 shots in badminton?
There are five different types of badminton shots or strokes: Serves, clears, smashes, drives and drops.
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 badminton underarm backhand stroke is fairly easy to perform compared to other badminton strokes. This stroke is usually performed when your opponent hits a badminton drop shot to your backhand area at the front of the court. … In fact, worry about generating too much power while performing an underarm stroke!
Squash/Tennis: The backhand is performed in such a way that the tennis ball is hit from the side of your body. Badminton: The correct technique for a backhand stroke will allow you to hit the shuttle at your backhand area when it’s in mid-air (above your head).
Like the forehand, the basic swing pattern starts on one side of your body, moves forward and across, and ends on the other side of your body. But unlike the forehand, the backhand is hit with the back of your dominant hand facing the direction of the stroke.
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.