2 Forehand serve Serve Forehand grip, forward stride and knees flexed ServeForehand grip, forward stride and knees flexedTake racket back waist high, cock wrist on short serves and uncock wrist on long servesRelease shuttle on forward swing and follow through. Contact below waist.
3 Backhand serve Low backhand serve: 1.backhand grip Racket Skills basic techniqueLow backhand serve:1.backhand grip2.racket held in a downward pointing position in front of the body.3.racket foot slightly forward.4.Shuttle hit out of non-racket side. (pushing/tapping action).Backhand Serve
4 clearsOverhead clearDrop racket arm behind shoulder, cock your wrist, and weight on back foot.Shift weight to front foot.Contact in front of body with racket face open and follow through down.
5 Forehand overhead1.underarm back swing, body weight on back foot, wrist allows racket to drop behind back.2.throw the racket head at the shuttle, elbow then wrist leading, body swing forward.3.hit the shuttle with arm fully extended, shoulders and body weight into shot and weight transfers onto front foot.4. Follow through with racket.
7 smashesSmashSame cues as overhead clear. Tighten grip and reach high. Contact shuttle in front of forward foot.Shift weight to back foot and take racket back.Shift weight forward into stroke and whip racket up and into falling shuttle.Contact with a closed racket face and follow through.
8 Forehand drop shot Drop shot Begin stroke with the same mechanics as overhead clear and smash.Contact shuttle with a square racket face in front of the body.Slow speed of the racket just prior to contact.Follow through slightly so shuttle barely clears the net and drops in the front court.