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Narrow Clear, Smash, Drop

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See how long players can keep the sequence going.

-Fundamental Movement Skills:

  • Locomotor

    • Run​

  • Manipulative Send

    • Strike​​

-Equipment List:

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


-Equipment Link:

-Setting Up:

  • One player stands on either side of the net

  • Player with the bird stand close to the short service line the player receiving stands near the back of the court.


  • The starting player hits a deep clear to her partner.

  • The receiver smashes the bird back at her partner.

  • The starter returns a drop shot off the smash return.

  • Continue the sequence till an errant shot is made.

-Questions & Notes:

  • Safety considerations:

    • If the clear is not very deep players should protect their eyes from a smashed bird into the face. 

  • As a cool-down:

    • This activity is bit too aggressive for a cool-down unless half-speed smashes are used.

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