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.
June – Playing a Net Rally
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). Lesson 4: Net and Starting https
April – Flat Play
In here, pupils work in pairs to play a rally with forehand or backhand drive only. Partners are working without net 5-6 meters away from each other (side lines). Start the rally with reduced speed concentrating on correct execution. Lesson 11: Midcourt Drives https://youtu.be/_bKfpWcnVAs
March – Keep the Shuttle Up: Thumb Grip
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 https://youtu.be/5Zt9w
February – Dice Run Games
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 the number shown. The
January – “Chasse Steps for Net Play”
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, t