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BADMINTON

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by DEWAYNE JOHNSON, RONG RONG LEI, M.L. JOHNSON

2nd ed., March 2000, 188 pages, $19.95  Review Cart
ISBN 978-0-98641-328-3

 

CONTENTS

SECTION 1: OVERVIEW

Chapter 1 — INTRODUCTION TO THE GAME
History
United States Badminton Association
Competition
The Learning Curve
Values
Terms

Chapter 2 — EQUIPMENT AND FACILITIES
The Court
The Net
The Shuttle
The Racket
Player’s Clothing


SECTION 2: THE BEGINNER

Chapter 3 — BASIC STROKES
Forehand Strokes
Forehand Sidearm Stroke
Forehand Underhand Stroke
Backhand Stroke
Backhand Sidearm Stroke
Backhand Underhand Stroke

Chapter 4 — BASIC FOOTWORK
Forehand Footwork
Backhand Footwork

Chapter 5 — BASIC SINGLES STRATEGY
Playing Court

SECTION 3: THE INTERMEDIATE PLAYER

Chapter 6 — APPLIED MECHANICS
Body Positioning Prior to Shuttle Contact
The Velocity-Potential Racket Swing
Striking the Shuttle

Chapter 7 — INTERMEDIATE STROKES
Front Court Forehand (Drops)
Front Court Backhand (Drops )
Midcourt Forehand Sidearm
Push Shots
Midcourt Backhand Sidearm
Backcourt Forehand
Round-the-Head
Backcourt Backhand
Serves

Chapter 8 — INTERMEDIATE FOOTWORK
Frontward to the Net
Side-to-Side at Midcourt
Backward to Backline (Backcourt Coverage)
Net to Backcourt — Straight
Backcourt ot Net — Straight
Backcourt to Net — Diagonal
Net to Backcourt — Diagonal
Side Court to Front Court
Side Court to Back Court
Forehand Combination Net,
Sideline and Backcourt Drill
Backhand Combination Net,
Sideline and Backcourt Drill

Chapter 9 — INTERMEDIATE STRATEGY
Tournaments
Singles
Doubles
Mixed Doubles

Chapter 10 — SKILL DRILLS
Sustained Clearing
Drop Drills
Smash Drills
Clear/Drop Drill
Clear/Smash Drill
Net Skill Drill

Chapter 11 — PREPARING FOR COMPETITION
Endurance
Vertical Jump
Racket Speed
Strength
Managing Anxiety
Nutrition/Food before the Tournament
Warm-up before the Match

Chapter 12 — PLAYING RULES
Description
Scoring
Serves
Singles
Doubles
Faults
Let
Unwritten Rules
Laws of Badminton

Chapter 13 — SELF-TESTING
Service
Clear
Rallying


 

 

 

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