Played by the book

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-Objective:

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Players learn to add precision and deception to their shot.

-Fundamental Movement Skills:

  • Locomotor

    • Run​

  • Manipulative Send

    • Strike​​

-Equipment List:

  • Each player has a badminton racquet, 1 bird per pair of players

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-Equipment Link:

-Setting Up:

  • One player stands on either side of the net just behind the short-service line in a doubles serve/serve receive position–can also be played on a narrow (half) court to accommodate more people on the court.

-Instructions:

  • Regular badminton rules are used with the exception that the players must follow a prescribed shot pattern, ie clear, clear drop.

  • Precision of shot and deception to move the opponent side to side are key to success

-Questions & Notes:

  • Different patterns include:

    • Clear, Drop, Drop

    • Clear, Clear, Clear, Drop

    • Clear, Clear, Drop, Drop

    • Clear, Drop, Drop, Drop

    • Clear, Clear, Clear, Clear, Drop

    • Clear, Clear, Clear, Drop, Drop

    • Clear, Clear, Drop, Drop, Drop

    • Clear, Drop, Drop, Drop, Drop 

  • As a cool-down

    • Works well as cool-down particularly when played as a doubles game.