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Badminton Level Doubles Rotation and Positioning – Q and A

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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

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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 [...]