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Physical Education and Health: Sports Basic Skills in Playing Badminton 1Course Module Basic Skills in Playing Badminton The module will contain the following topics: 1.Basic skills in playing badminton a.The Grip b.Stroke c.The Service d.Clearing Difficulties Basic Skills in Playing Badminton How important is racket handling? The feel and weight of the racket prepares you to handle it comfortably during the play. Hand-eye coordination is essential in making contact with the bird. Timing also plays an important role in your stroke production. Constant practice in hitting, blocking, bouncing or even picking up the shuttle with the racket will enhance your racket handling skills. Correct gripping is the most vital factor in badminton and winning matches. To develop good stroke production, the following steps should be followed: -Shake hands with racket -Reach for shuttle with arms extended -Snap racket through forearm rotation The Grip The grip is made near the end of the handle, the side panel of which should bisect the angle of the thumb and forefinger. The grip is neither tight nor loose but firm and pliant, strengthening as the swing progresses. It is also the basis of free effective wrist action. Two kinds of grip 1.Forehand grip known as the “SHAKE HANDS” grip. The handle of theracket is held as if you are shaking hands with the racket. This universal

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