The definition for a backhand means hitting the shuttle with your racket WHILE the back of your hand is facing the shuttle. … The technique to perform the badminton backhand is very different from tennis or squash. In badminton, the backhand stroke can be used to perform powerful shots such as the backhand smash.
Also, 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.
Also to know is, what are the 4 basic strokes in badminton?
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.
What are the 6 basic strokes in badminton?
The basic strokes are:
- Overhead Forehand Stroke.
- Overhead Backhand Stroke.
- Underarm Forehand Stroke.
- Underarm Backhand 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).
17 Fundamental skills of badminton
|Basic Badminton Skills
|Back Hand Forehand
|Attacking Stance Defensive Stance Net Stance
|Move only 2-3 steps backward. Shuffle only 1 step sidewards. Move only 2-3 steps front
|High Serve Low Serve
The badminton smash
There are five different types of badminton shots or strokes: Serves, clears, smashes, drives and drops.
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.
Using the forehand grip is beneficial as it reduces strain on the wrist and arm. Using the backhand grip during a backhand shot increases power as the thumb provides substantial energy to the racquet.