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 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 [...]

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 [...]

Attacking Secrets From The Rear Court In Badminton

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

Recently I ran a coaching session with a group of students where I explained maintaining attack from the rear court rather than lifting the shuttle. The lesson was so well received I thought I’d share this with you… If you [...]

The Badminton Flick Serve – How To Use It Part One

2017-08-22T13:41:34+00:00 By |Categories: Badminton Articles, Badminton Basic Skills, Badminton Strategy & Tactics, Coaching Corner|Tags: , , , , , |

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 [...]

Designing Winning Tactics In Badminton – Part 4

2017-08-22T14:44:29+00:00 By |Categories: Badminton Articles, Badminton Strategy & Tactics, Coaching Corner|Tags: , , |

In Part 3 of this Designing Winning Badminton Tactics series, you discovered that co-operation with your partner provides the understanding to "design" the shots you must play to either allow you to  achieve your favoured formation or to stop [...]

Designing Winning Tactics in Badminton – Part 3

2017-08-22T22:09:45+00:00 By |Categories: Badminton Articles, Badminton Strategy & Tactics, Coaching Corner|Tags: , , |

If you’ve been following this badminton tactics series of articles and have actually done something with the information rather than read only, then you’re on your way to improving your tactical ability and awareness. You’ll have created your checklist, [...]