There are a few badminton terms that you should be familiar with, even if it is a casual badminton game. Terminologies Alley – the extension of the court by 1 1/2 ft. on both sides for doubles play. Back Alley – the area between the back boundary line. Basic strokes. There are many strokes in badminton; below is a list of basic strokes, which is divided into strokes played from the forecourt.

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Following through with your swing usually terminologeis better quality shots. Have you been to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia? The rally ends when the shuttle touches the ground or a player commits a fault.

You are commenting using your Facebook account. In singles, the back boundary line. The reason for speed and stamina is so that you can hit powerful shots faster, and more of them than your opponent without keeling over to puke after each rally. Drives pass with pace into the opponent’s midcourt or rearcourt.

The score of the winner of the last rally should always be mentioned first. You are commenting using your WordPress. Carry — an illegal tactic, also called a sling or a throw, in which the shuttle is caught and held on the racket and then slung during the execution of a stroke. This site uses cookies. For example in doubles: The server may not go past this line.


The front line of the service courts 1. Mid-court — the middle third of the court, halfway between the net and the back boundary line. Tendinitis – An inflammatory joint condition that all badminton players suffer from, sooner or later. Unlike lawn tennis, there are no double faults in badminton. Speed and stamina – Training is about speed and stamina. Long, Short and Wide.

Terminopogies is anticipated that these will attract greater sponsorship, prize money and television. A quick wrist-and-forearm rotation used to surprise an opponent by changing an apparently soft shot into a faster passing shot. Birdie hits the ceiling. Running Shoes for High Arches. Only the serving team scores points.

Common Badminton Terms

Terminloogies sets – When you win in straight sets, it means you have beaten your opponent in 2 sets, straight. Flick serve Although the flick serve is hit upwards, the trajectory is much shallower than the high serve.

Half-court shot — a shot hit low and to mid-court, used effectively in tterminologies against the up-and-back formation. The net is hung termminologies a height of 1. Badminton, a sport played with rackets and shuttlecocks, is a popular game today. Back Alley — the area between the back boundary line and the long service line for doubles. Underhand Clear — underhand stroke driving the birdie high. Long Service Line — in singles, the back boundary line. Come on – Usually uttered to motivate and encourage self or partner.


Badminton Rules and Terminology – Mr. Roche’s Classroom

Badminton has a rich history and its future looks even brighter! Back alley – Area between the back boundary line and the long service line for doubles.

The stroke used to put the shuttlecock into play at the start of each rally; also called a “service”. Defensive lift A lift that is hit very high, so that the player gains time for recovery to a good base position.

The serve may not go past this line. Here is where they sit during a match: