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
Video available in Spanish and French
June – 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
April – Having A Lunge
In this activity, pupils stand in line and make a step with racket ending with the “racket foot” in front of them finishing with shadowing net shot. Lesson 3: Net and Lunge[vc_btn title="More Shuttle Time videos" color="danger" i_icon_fontawesome="fab fa-youtube" add_icon="tr
March – Balance And Throw
Balance is very important to control movements in badminton, for example, lunge movements and landing after jumps. In this activity, pupils work in pairs facing each other standing on one leg. They have to maintain balance whilst throwing and catching a shuttle to each other. Lesson 3: Ne
February – Grip Change With Shuttle
In this activity, pupils work in pairs practicing changing grips by hitting a shuttle thrown by their partner alternately to forehand and backhand sides. Lesson 2: Grip Changes and Footwork[vc_btn title="More Shuttle Time videos" color="danger" i_icon_fontawesome="fab fa-youtube"
January – Grip Change With Balloon
In this activity, Teachers demonstrates the change between the grips. Children will asked to keep balloon in the air three times with thumb grip and then three times with basic grip. Lesson 1: Basic Grips[vc_btn title="More Shuttle Time videos" color="danger" i_icon_fontawesome="