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Why Is The Backhand Shot Important In Badminton?

As with the forehand clear, the purpose of this shot is to get the shuttle over your opponents head and force them as close to the rear court as you can. As the shuttle is struck behind the body the ‘thumb’ grip (often confusingly referred to as a backhand grip) should not be used. …

When should you use a backhand in badminton?

When Should You Use the Overhead Badminton Backhand Clear? Only when you’re forced to! When your opponent clears the shuttle to your backhand area, always try to hit it with a Forehand shot. Use the Backhand Clear only when you can’t get into position in time for the Forehand Stroke.

What are the most important basic skill in badminton?

17 Fundamental skills of badminton

S.N Basic Badminton Skills Types
1 Grip Back Hand Forehand
2 Stance Attacking Stance Defensive Stance Net Stance
3 Footwork Move only 2-3 steps backward. Shuffle only 1 step sidewards. Move only 2-3 steps front
4 Serve High Serve Low Serve

What part of the body is leading when hitting a backhand shot in badminton?

Squash/Tennis: The backhand is performed in such a way that the tennis ball is hit from the side of your body. Badminton: The correct technique for a backhand stroke will allow you to hit the shuttle at your backhand area when it’s in mid-air (above your head).

What is the 4 steps to hitting a backhand?

Whether you are using a one handed or two handed backhand, these are the common areas to look out for while executing a backhand.

  1. Step 1: Preparation. Like the forehand, getting in proper position is the most important element.
  2. Step 2: Backswing.
  3. Step 3: Swing and contact.
  4. Step 4: Follow through.

Is the one-handed backhand more powerful?

Generally speaking, it is commonly taught that the 2 handed backhand has superior power to the 1 hander because of the added support of the other arm. But when we look at the highest level, players with some of the most shot-making capability use the 1 hander (I.E. Wawrinka, Federer, Thiem).

Is a one handed or two-handed backhand better?

The two-handed backhand may be a less destructive shot than the one-hander, but it is also more reliable: the extra hand on the racket means it is easier to handle incoming pace and spin, and to swing the racket along a predictable path. By contrast, the single-hander is a shot for gamblers and swashbucklers.

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