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 V-grip is used to play strokes on the forehand side where the shuttle is level with the player. The thumb and first finger of the hand create a “V” shape on the racket handle.
This activity can be found in Shuttle Time BWF Schools Badminton Teachers’ Manual Module 5, Lesson 1: Basic Grips.
To learn more about The V-grip, watch the video below:
September – Hitting With Change Of Grip
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). Lesson 2: Grip Changes and Footwork[vc_btn title="More Shuttle Time videos"
August – Statutes
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
July – Happy Feet
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. Lesson 4: Net an
June – Balancing Shuttle
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. Lesson 3: Net and Lunge[vc_btn title="More Shuttle Time videos" color="danger" i_icon_fontawesome=
May – Forehand Basic Grip With Balloon
The V-grip is used to play strokes where the shuttle is level with the player, on both the forehand and backhand sides. The thumb and first finger of the hand creates a "V" shape on the racket handle. Lesson 1: Basic Grips[vc_btn title="More Shuttle Time videos" color="danger" i_icon_fontawesome=
April – Midcourt Game With Body Hits
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 arou