Working with a shuttle and a racket, in this activity children asked to keep shuttle up in the air with back of hand leading and thumb grip. Start by holding the racket at its t-piece with thumb and forefinger on the frame of the racket head. Lesson 7: Serve and Rally Video available in Spanish and French
This game gives a chance for slower pupils to keep up as they may roll a higher number with the dice. Pupils work in teams and line up at the start. They must run a distance of approximately 20 meters there and back. When a player returns, he must roll a dice and write down […]
In this activity, pupils work in pairs – line the pairs up facing each other – about 3 metres apart. One partner throws the shuttle; the other partner is practising forehand and backhand net shots. Teacher will ask pupils to change roles after 12 shots each. Start with backhand, then forehand, then progress by alternating […]
Each player has a shuttle and standing on one leg. In Dynamic Balance activity teacher will emphasize balance techniques and a controlled pace of exercise. Pupils place the shuttle as far in front themselves as possible and returns to standing position on one leg without falling over. Then, remaining on one leg, retrieve the shuttle […]
For Racket and Shuttle Relays activity, pupils need to work in teams. Teacher creates relays with technical challenges related to technical abilities of the pupils. For example: Relay with hitting the shuttle up in the air with forehand or backhand or alternate between forehand and backhand. Lesson 7: Serve and Rally Video available in Spanish and French
In here, pupils work in teams and line up with three shuttles per team placed on the floor. On signal they pick up a shuttle and sprint and lunge to place the shuttle before returning to the baseline to pick the other shuttles. The second player has to do the same but bring the shuttles […]
In this activity, at the beginning of the game all players must stand outside the gaming area. Player 1 starts with a service or throws into the playing area. After that both pairs must hit alternately. After every shot the player must run to the rear court and touch the back doubles service line with […]
In this activity, pupils play a serve competition into a target (i.e. a box). At the start they have a lot of shuttles laying in a hoop (at least 10 per person). When finished, teacher will count how many they hit into the box. The fastest team gets one extra point. Lesson 7: Serve and […]
In this activity, you will learn how to throw exercise for racket speed. Hold racket in front of body, start with relaxed grip, then tighten grip to generate power, short racket movements, very small follow through. Lesson 11: Midcourt Drives Video available in Spanish and French
In the Golf Game activity, pupils practice the high serve, they must hit the shuttle from the starting point into a target with few shots as possible. To hit as far as possible they use the movement of underarm rotation. Beginners can flick the shuttle out of hand so that they don’t miss it. For […]
This activity requires work in groups, pupils form a line in front of feeder. Feeder has the choice to throw to the left or right. No need for net or court in this activity but feeder needs to give sufficient time for pupils to achieve objectives. Lesson 5: Revision Games Video available in Spanish and French
The main teaching points for teacher in this activity is using variation with pupils forming circle and teacher signals “left” or “right”. Another things are increase the distance between partners and start with shorter distance and gradually increase the difficulty. Lesson 9: Forehand Lift Video available in Spanish and French
Pupils work in groups ideally about 6. Every child has a shuttle, beanbag or sponge ball. Pupils throw the shuttle/beanbag/ball; as high as possible, as far as possible and/or combination of the two using a target. Lesson 11: Midcourt Drives Video available in Spanish and French
In Net King activity, ensure use of correct grip, early impact with the shuttle, moving at all times using split step, chasses and lunge back and forth – racket up and use timed games for larger groups to avoid waiting times. Lesson 6: Revision Games Video available in Spanish and French
In this activity, pupils stand in line and make a step with racket ending with the “racket foot” in front of them finishing with shadowing net shot. Lesson 3: Net and Lunge Video available in Spanish and French
In this activity, two teams of players stand one behind each other and play against each other. The court is the area between net and the service line. Here, player 1 of team A starts with a service or throw into the playing area between net and the service line. Teacher, don’t forget to use […]
In this activity, pupils are divided into pairs facing each other. One pupil is the “leader” and the other one is the “chaser”. Using chase steps, the “leader” moves laterally and changes directions trying to escape from the “chaser”. In this case, the “chaser” must follow and try to keep up with the “leader”. Lesson […]
In this activity, every second pupil is given a balloon. They must run in pairs “tapping” the balloon with their hands to avoid the balloon touching the floor. By the end of this activity the pupils will be able to demonstrate a relaxed reach when striking the shuttle (or soft ball/balloon). Lesson 1: Basic Grips […]
In this activity, one pupil is chosen to be the ‘chaser’ and must try to ‘tag’ or touch all the other players. If a pupil is ‘tagged’ by the chaser, they must complete two laps around the outside of the playing area before they can re-join the game. Teacher must remember, the game is over […]
In this activity, pupils are divided into pairs facing each other. One pupil is the “leader” and the other one is the “chaser”. Using chasse steps, the “leader” moves laterally and changes directions trying to escape from the “chaser”. In this case, the “chaser” must follow and try to keep up with the “leader”. Lesson […]
This activity requires 10 minutes duration, where players run around the hall in any direction, when the teacher shouts “Statues”, the players have to stop as soon as possible. The players have to be stationary for 5 seconds and then the teacher shouts ‘warm up’ and the players start running around the hall again. Find […]
As we know, Balance is very important to control movement in badminton, In this activity, the exercise that teacher can ask children to do is standing on one leg and jump forward sideward, backward, sideward and forward again to train jumping on one leg. Video available in Spanish and French
Balance is very important to control movements in badminton, for example, lunge movements and landing after jumps. In this activity, pupils work in pairs facing each other standing on one leg. They have to maintain balance whilst throwing and catching a shuttle to each other. Take a look the video below for better understanding! Video […]
In this activity, Teacher needs to use hoops or draw targets on the wall. Pupils work in pairs and practice hitting targets using change of grips hitting a shuttle thrown by partner (with or without net). Video available in Spanish and French
In this activity, Teachers demonstrates the change between the grips. Children will asked to keep balloon in the air three times with thumb grip and then three times with basic grip. Take a look the video below to learn more about Grip Change with Baloon! Video available in Spanish and French.
In this activity, pupils work in pairs practicing changing grips by hitting a shuttle thrown by their partner alternately to forehand and backhand sides. Take a look the video below to learn more about Grip Change with Shuttle! Video available in Spanish and French.
In this activity, teacher should start on smaller area and increase difficulty gradually on larger area by using both forehand and backhand net shots (split step, chasse and lunge). Teacher should concentrate on the correct technique (no competitive situation). Video available in Spanish and French.
In this activity, the teacher should start with fast feet. Pupils work in groups, face away from teacher or helper. Pupils move ‘on the spot’ – “happy feet”. Teacher gives signal (clap, stamp or whistle) pupils start and move as quickly as possible in selected direction. Video available in Spanish and French.
In this activity, we will learn: Preparation: hold racket out in front of the body (long arm) Backswing: very small with relaxed grip Forward swing: a gentle push over the net with relaxed grip and good finger control Follow through: as small as necessary. Start with backhand, then forehand, then alternately. Practice first without leg […]
In this activity, pupils balance upturned shuttle on their heads whilst walking forward using a basic lunge technique. Teacher can ask the children to balance on one leg and throw and catch shuttle. Video available in Spanish and French.
In this activity, pupils remain in pairs facing each other. One pupil holds a bean bag (or shuttle) and is the “leader”. The “leader” throws the bean bag and the “chaser” tries to catch it and return it. To learn more about this activity, watch the video below: Video available in Spanish and French.
In this activity, the children will work with a balloon and a racket, children asked to keep balloon up in the air with back of hand leading and moving up away from the body. In this activity, teacher should encourage creative routine, like standing, on one knee, both knees, sitting or lying down getting back […]
In this activity, pupils work in teams. Line up at one end of hall.
In this activity, pupils will focus on the basic “V” grip. Children work with a balloon and a racket, and are asked to keep balloon up in the air with basic V-grip.
The teacher gives a signal like the Tic-Toc of a clock. Remind pupils of the basic v-grip and thumb grip.