In this activity, pupils practice midcourt drives (backhand to forehand) from tramlines and tramlines (5-6 metres). Start with backhand serve. The challenge is to hit the opponent’s body below head height to score a point. The objective is to increase racket speed by playing fast flat rallies around the body.
Lesson 12: Midcourt Development
March – Backhand Lift
Before starting, make sure group is well spaced out. Use the whole available space. Start practising the backhand lift-every pupil has a racket and shuttle as high as possible in the air using the backhand only. Progress by working in pairs-feeder slowly throws the shuttles and their partner hits a
February – Chasse Game
In this activity, pupils work in pairs facing each other. One pupil holds bean bag (or shuttle) and is the “leader”. The other one is the “chaser” and must follow. The “leader” throws the bean bag and the “chaser” tries to catch and return it.. Lesson 5: Revision Game[vc_btn title
January – Balloon Tap
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).
December – How Many Shots Per Minute?
The objective of this, is to hit the maximum number of shots in the time allowed. If they make a mistake, the score goes back to zero. Lesson 12: Midcourt Development[vc_btn title="More Shuttle Time videos" color="danger" i_icon_fontawesome="fas fa-play-circle" add_icon="true" link="url:https%3A%
November – Net Shot And Lift Rally
In this activity, in pairs pupils play net rallies on the front court, when they are in a good position and decide, they can lift the shuttle aiming to hit a target they win a point. If they don’t hit the target a point is taken off their score. Rally ends when one of the players hits a lift. L
October – Relay Games Run And Throw
In this activity children will run forward, backward and throw. Chase and throw, as well. Lesson 12: Midcourt Development[vc_btn title="More Shuttle Time videos" color="danger" i_icon_fontawesome="fab fa-youtube" add_icon="true" link="url:https%3A%2F%2Fwww.youtube.com%2Fchannel%2FUCcQkZ-WUhiQftjn