Badminton Basic Skills

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

– Posted in: Badminton Basic Skills, Badminton Coaching Weekends, Coaching Corner, Racquet Technique

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 course content. Why? It's simple. I like to keep the content flexible because the players […] Read More

Secret Badminton Skills You Must Possess In Order To Out Manoeuvre, Outplay And Outscore Your Opponent To Win The Game – Part 3

– Posted in: Badminton Articles, Badminton Basic Skills, Badminton Strategy & Tactics, Badminton Training, Coaching Corner

Summary In the first part of this series of badminton skills articles, you discovered the different style of player. In part 2 I shared my thoughts on identifying your opponents strengths and weaknesses via a skills audit, albeit most of the time, an on-court, in the game, test your opponent type of audit. In this […] Read More

Secret Badminton Skills You Must Possess In Order To Out Manoeuvre, Outplay And Outscore Your Opponent To Win The Game – Part 2

– Posted in: Badminton Articles, Badminton Basic Skills, Badminton Strategy & Tactics, Badminton Training, Coaching Corner

In the first part of this series of articles, you discovered the different styles of badminton player. Some of you emailed me or commented on my blog which style you are and also, which style of player causes you a few problems. As you can imagine, understanding what style of player your opponent is, and […] Read More

Secret Badminton Skills You Must Possess In Order To Out Manoeuvre, Outplay And Outscore Your Opponent To Win The Game – Part 1

– Posted in: Badminton Articles, Badminton Basic Skills, Badminton Strategy & Tactics, Coaching Corner

Have you ever played against an opponent you believe you should beat, but never have? Have you suffered the frustration of knowing you are that close to a momentous win and yet can’t seem to make the breakthrough? Or, have you walked off court wondering what happened, losing easily to someone you consider you’re as […] Read More

Little Known Exercises To Significantly Improve Your Badminton Footwork

– Posted in: Badminton Articles, Badminton Basic Skills, Badminton Training, Coaching Corner

If You’re Serious About Improving Your Badminton Footwork, Then Read On… I recently answered a great post on my forum, which began on the subject of the best way to improve your badminton. The original post suggested that improving footwork was the best way to improve your badminton, which prompted a number of posts on […] Read More

Are You Serving Short In Badminton To Win A Point or To Start A Rally?

– Posted in: Badminton Articles, Badminton Basic Skills, Badminton Strategy & Tactics, Badminton Training, Coaching Corner

I’ve often talked about the short serve in badminton being the most neglected part of the game. It’s an area professional badminton players take very seriously and spend hours working on every week. So why is it that club and league standard players spend no time at all on this critical part of the game? Why […] Read More