In this activity, pupils will focus on the basic “V” grip. Children work with a balloon and a racket, and are asked to keep balloon up in the air with basic V-grip. The V-grip is used to play strokes on the forehand side where the shuttle is level with the player. The thumb and first finger of the hand create a “V” shape on the racket handle.
This activity can be found in Shuttle Time BWF Schools Badminton Teachers’ Manual Module 5, Lesson 1: Basic Grips.
To learn more about The V-grip, watch the video below:
April- “Balance The Racket”
The main teaching points for teacher in this activity is using variation with pupils forming circle and teacher signals “left” or “right”. Another things are increase the distance between partners and start with shorter distance and gradually increase the difficulty. Lesson 9: Forehand Li
March – “Throwing Game”
Pupils work in groups ideally about 6. Every child has a shuttle, beanbag or sponge ball. Pupils throw the shuttle/beanbag/ball; as high as possible, as far as possible and/or combination of the two using a target. Lesson 11: Midcourt Drives https://youtu.be/mbU1dzxomU8 Video available
February – “Net King”
In Net King activity, ensure use of correct grip, early impact with the shuttle, moving at all times using split step, chasses and lunge back and forth – racket up and use timed games for larger groups to avoid waiting times. Lesson 6: Revision Games https://youtu.be/hhThChOm_RY
In this activity, two teams of players stand one behind each other and play against each other. The court is the area between net and the service line. Here, player 1 of team A starts with a service or throw into the playing area between net and the service line. Teacher, don’t forget to use as fu
In this activity, pupils are divided into pairs facing each other. One pupil is the “leader” and the other one is the “chaser”. Using chase steps, the “leader” moves laterally and changes directions trying to escape from the “chaser”. In this case, the “chaser” must follow and tr