(in tennis, badminton, etc.) a ball or shuttlecock so softly hit that it falls to the playing surface just after clearing the net. … a ball so softly hit that it falls suddenly to the ground just after striking the front wall. shot made in a shot tower.
One may also ask, why is the drop shot important in badminton?
The forehand drop shot enables players to move their opponent to the front court. This will either win a point or create space in the mid and back court to exploit.
Also, what are the 5 shots in badminton?
There are five different types of badminton shots or strokes: Serves, clears, smashes, drives and drops.
What are the two types of badminton drop shot?
The Badminton Drop has 2 variations; the Fast and Slow Drop.
If the drop shot is slow, then straight net shots also allow you to spin the shuttlecock. When the back attacker plays a drop shot, his partner will move in to cover that part of the net. For this reason, cross-court net shots can be effective (placing the shuttlecock away from your opponent).
- Drop shot- offensive shot placed near the net. This is a deceptive shot, making your opponent think you will use the overhead clear. …
- Smash- offensive shot used in an attempt to score a point. Critical elements – step in to it, back scratch, extend and contact in front of you, snap and follow through.