True! During play, the shuttle crosses the net but touches the net. This is considered in play. True! A smash shot is when you slow your racket just prior to contact, causing the shuttle to move downward.
Secondly, can legally touch the net?
NET PLAY. A ball hit into the net, by a team may still be kept in play (up to 3 hits) provided that the net is not touched by a player. Players may not touch the net. If 2 opposing players touch the net simultaneously, the ball is declared dead and is replayed.
Considering this, what is the old name of badminton?
Is there a second serve in Badminton?
As points are won then serving stations move from one side to the other. There are no second serves so if your first serve goes out then your opponent wins the point. A serve must be hit underarm and below the servers waist. No overarm serves are allowed.
There are 3 basic serves; High Serve (used in singles only, Low Serve (used in both singles and doubles) and Flick serve (used in doubles).
If you touch the net or the posts, you lose the rally. This commonly happens with /articles/net-kills>net kills: if the shuttle is tight to the net, it can be hard to play a net kill without hitting the net with your racket. You are not allowed to reach over the net to play your shot.
In badminton, the serve must be hit in an upwards direction, with an underarm hitting action. You are not allowed to play a tennis style serve. The main rule here is that when you hit the shuttle, it must be below your waist. To be exact, the rules define this to be a height level with the lowest part of your ribcage.