I want to say a couple words about the slice, or the Cut Smash. Like the term suggests, you’re actually not hitting the shuttle flat, but you’re hitting it at an angle. … The shuttle is going to slow down dramatically because you’re not hitting it flat, and the shuttle is going to travel at a very deceptive angle.
Then, what are the 5 shots in badminton?
There are five different types of badminton shots or strokes: Serves, clears, smashes, drives and drops.
Likewise, people ask, what are the 4 major badminton shots?
There are 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.
What are badminton balls called?
- A match consists of the best of three games of 21 points.
- The player/pair winning a rally adds a point to its score.
- At 20-all, the player/pair which first gains a 2-point lead wins that game.
- At 29-all, the side scoring the 30th point wins that game.
- The player/pair winning a game serves first in the next game.
17 Fundamental skills of badminton
|S.N||Basic Badminton Skills||Types|
|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|
|5||Smash||Fore Hand Smash Back Hand Smash Jumping Smash|
The backhand clear is considered by most players and coaches to be the most difficult basic stroke in the game, since precise technique is needed in order to muster enough power for the shuttlecock to travel the full length of the court.
The badminton smash
Basic Badminton Shots
- Clear shot. Trajectory: high, towards the back court. Played from: Back court. …
- Drop. Trajectory: Looping close to the net. …
- Drive. Trajectory: Flat, towards the body. …
- Smash. Trajectory: Close to the net. …
- Net Lift. Trajectory: high, towards the back court. …
- Net Kill. Trajectory: Flat and downwards.
Each game will start with a toss to determine which player will serve first and which side of the court the opponent would like to start from. Once the shuttlecock is ‘live’ then a player may move around the court as they wish. They are permitted to hit the shuttlecock from out of the playing area.
The Bottom Line
A professional badminton match lasts until one player, or a pair wins two games out of three. The players get a rest time for 1 minute between every game. The scoring and positioning of players matter a lot in this game.