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Badminton Return Of Serve – Where To Stand

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Here I discuss where a player stands on a badminton court to receive a serve, when playing doubles (mixed or level). Over the years I have studied players at all standards of play. Of course, professional players stand close to [...]

The Badminton Low Serve And Angles Of Response

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During one of my recent badminton coaching sessions, working on serve and return tactics, my student asked the question: 'When I serve, I am struggling to reach the reply played into the tramlines and I don't understand why - what [...]

Return of a Low Serve in Badminton – Basic Tactics Part 1

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Here are some basic tactics you can use for the return of a low serve in badminton. The standard reply when returning a low badminton serve, is to lift the shuttle deep into the backhand corner of your opponent's court [...]

Badminton Low Serve Tactics And Tips

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The badminton low serve is a highly skillful shot requiring good control and a soft touch to ensure the shuttle passes close to the net and lands just inside your opponent’s court. Having watched badminton played at all [...]

The Badminton Flick Serve – How to Use It, Part Two

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In the first part of my Badminton Flick Serve article you discovered the tactical application of a flick serve for beginner and intermediate standard players. Part 2 of this series takes a deeper approach by looking at the finer tactical [...]

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Since I launched my badminton blog in 2009 I have written numerous articles coaching articles, sometimes covering subjects rarely discussed by badminton players. I’ve also written so many racket reviews and recorded a few videos on specific elements of the [...]

The Badminton Flick Serve – How To Use It Part One

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As badminton coaches we teach players about the dangers of lifting the shuttle. However, there are times when a lift can be tactically advantageous. In this article you'll discover the tactical application of a badminton flick serve. Whenever you are [...]

What Will We Be Coaching at Lilleshall This Weekend 18/19 February 2012 and What Can You Learn From This?

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We're all getting excited here in the run up to our 5th residential badminton coaching weekend at Lilleshall in Shropshire, UK. As you know, I rarely mention the course at all on my blog posts, especially revealing some of the [...]