The underhand clear, also known as a lob, is an effective shot to drive the opponent into the rear court. It is played from the forecourt to the opponent’s rear court. The underarm clear is a defensive shot and it is generally used to counter a drop shot.
Regarding this, what is the drop shot in badminton?
(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, what are the two types of badminton drop shots?
Generally, there are 2 types of Drop Shots. Fast Drop Shot: Travels down steeply. But lands further away from the net. Slow Drop Shot: Does not travel down steeply.
What are the 5 shots in badminton?
There are five different types of badminton shots or strokes: Serves, clears, smashes, drives and drops.
These are the four main types of services in badminton and most can be executed with either your forehand or backhand.
- Low serve. …
- High serve. …
- Flick serve. …
- Drive Serve.
- 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.
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.
Contact Faults in Badminton. During play, if the player touches the net or the player’s racket hits the net, it is called a fault.
The smash shot is hit with power and speed downward into the opponent’s court. The angle and the steepness of the shuttlecock’s trajectory make it hard for the opponent to retrieve and return.