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 – 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
July – Mirror Chasse with Throwing
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. Lesson 2: Grip Changes and Footwork https://youtu.be/SaiVMocTrnI Video
June – Backhand Short Serve
In this activity you will learn the repetition of thumb grip and then learn the backhand serve. Teacher demonstrates a backhand serve, aiming to get the shuttle in area. For example, from low service line into opposite service area. Lesson 7: Serve and Rally https://youtu.be/KUQtzPrC9VE
May – Balloon Tap Relay Game
In this activity, pupils work in teams. Line up at one end of hall. Each team is given a balloon and they must run down the hall and back tapping the balloon with their hands to prevent the balloon from touching the floor – and passes the balloon to the next person in the team. If they can do this
April – Mirror Chase with Throwing
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. Lesson 7: Serve and Rally https://youtu.be/SaiVMocTrnI Video available