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).
Lesson 1: Basic Grips
January – Backhand Thumb Grip With Balloon
In this activity, the children will work with a balloon and a racket, children asked to keep balloon up in the air with back of hand leading and moving up away from the body. In this activity, teacher should encourage creative routine, like standing, on one knee, both knees, sitting or lying down ge
December – Forehand & Backhand Lift Merry Go Round
In this activity, teacher throws shuttles and one by one the pupils move to the shuttle by using chasse steps and lunge. Groups of 4-6 pupils start from the centre of the court. The teacher should ensure pupils return to the starting point after each shot. Lesson 10: Revision Games
November – Forehand Lift
In forehand lift activity, teacher must concentrate on correct the racket technique. Teacher could use balloons for the start of the exercise and make sure group is well spaced apart. In here, teacher do not need and court, teacher can place or draw targets to give indication of distance. Increase
October – Chasse and Hit: Backhand Side
This activity basically has the same activity with L5V3 Chasse and hit: forehand side. Teacher needs to repeat the exercise in L5V3 to the other side of the court. Lesson 5: Revision Games[vc_btn title="More Shuttle Time videos" color="danger" i_icon_fontawesome="fab fa-youtube"
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