In this activity, work in teams, one team starts with a shuttle and uses throws to team mates. Each successful throw and catch scores a point. If the shuttle is dropped, shuttle goes to the other team. The opposing team tries to intercept the shuttle.
When shuttle is dropped possession goes to the other team. The game is played in a defined area and can be played on time or points.
Lesson 12: Midcourt Development
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
September – Calf Touching
In this activity, pupils work in pairs facing each other with low centre of gravity (racket leg forward). Safety is priority in this game. Emphasise in keeping safe distance between partners/pairs to avoid running into each other. In “Calf-Touching”activity, one pupil is the “attacker”
August – “Balance The Racket”
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 Li