How To Change Badminton Grip – The Master Skill

2017-05-22T19:02:04+00:00 By |Categories: Badminton Articles, Badminton Basic Skills, Badminton Coaching Videos, Coaching Corner|Tags: , , , , , |

I believe that one of the most overlooked skills in badminton is changing grip. If you are a player wishing to improve your skills, it is essential that you master grip changing. To me, it is THE master skill [...]

Where Should The Lady Stand When Her Partner Is Serving In Badminton Mixed Doubles?

2017-01-19T08:21:10+00:00 By |Categories: Badminton Articles, Badminton Basic Skills, Badminton Coaching Videos, Badminton Strategy & Tactics, Coaching Corner|Tags: , |

One of the most common frustrations I hear from ladies in badminton mixed doubles is that a change in partner often results in being asked to stand on a different place on court, when the man is serving. This [...]

Badminton Level Doubles Rotation and Positioning – Q and A

2017-01-07T13:36:13+00:00 By |Categories: Badminton Articles, Badminton Basic Skills, Badminton Coaching Videos, Coaching Corner, Your Questions Answered|Tags: , , , |

I recently received an email from one of my website readers asking me to help him with level doubles rotation and positioning. He specifically asked about whose responsibility it is for the 'next shot' in 3 different scenarios.  The [...]

Badminton Return Of Serve – Where To Stand

2016-11-09T09:48:08+00:00 By |Categories: Badminton Articles, Badminton Basic Skills, Badminton Coaching Videos, Badminton Strategy & Tactics, Coaching Corner|Tags: , , |

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

2016-11-09T09:48:08+00:00 By |Categories: Badminton Articles, Badminton Basic Skills, Badminton Coaching Videos, Badminton Strategy & Tactics, Coaching Corner|Tags: , , |

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

2016-11-09T09:48:08+00:00 By |Categories: Badminton Articles, Badminton Basic Skills, Badminton Coaching Videos, Coaching Corner|Tags: , , , |

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

2017-08-22T11:12:17+00:00 By |Categories: Badminton Articles, Badminton Basic Skills, Badminton Coaching Videos, Badminton Strategy & Tactics, Coaching Corner|Tags: , , , , |

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 [...]

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

2017-08-22T13:36:07+00:00 By |Categories: Badminton Articles, Badminton Basic Skills, Coaching Corner|Tags: , , |

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 [...]