Physical Education 3BADMINTON SERVICE AND FOOTWORKMODULE 4Badminton Service and FootworkLearning Outcomes4.1 Identify the basic badminton service and footwork4.2 Perform basic badminton service and footworkINTRODUCTIONThis module contains information in different badminton service and footwork. Itcovers the knowledge and skills required to identify the badminton service and footwork.Completion of this module will help you in preparing for the succeeding modules.This module consists of two (2) learning outcomes. Each learning outcomecontains learning activities with instructional sheets. Read the instructional sheet thenproceed to the activities. Your performance in each activity will ascertain that you haveacquired the knowledge and skill necessary for the learning outcomes provided.Upon completion of this module, report to your teacher for your assessmentregarding the knowledge and skills requirement for this module.CONTENTEvery battle for a badminton point starts with a serve. It’s the first step that opensup the game and introduces players to each other. Every contact in badminton isimportant, but the first time you hit the birdie may have a very significant effect on you.For this lecture session, we will emphasize the other skills in playing badmintonwhich is the “basic service”. A good serve can put you in an enormous advantage, since if played correctly;the opponent might use up a big portion of mental and physical strength for the return.This means that their counter won’t be as effective, which gives the serving player thebefore-mentioned advantage because the next progress of the exchange can bedecided freely and entirely based on their judgment and needs. Nonetheless, serving has its rules and technique as well. These need to beobeyed in order to execute a correct initiation of the exchange. Let us learn together byexploring and discovering the basic service in the sport badminton!
Physical Education 3BADMINTON SERVICE AND FOOTWORKA. Basic Servicei. Low Backhand ServiceThe low backhand service is almost a gentle tap over the net with the shuttle,with the aim of flying just over the net, yet falling just over the front of the line of hisservice court. It must not to be too high or predictable, otherwise it would be easy foryour opponent to do an outright smash or net kill.A nice and solid backhand serve can be taught in 5 easy steps. Firstly, pick upyour racket and hold it in the backhand grip, but not too tight, just the right amount tofeel comfortable. The position of the racket doesn’t have to be 100% perfect, you canalways modify it depending on the respective serve, just get the basic grip right.