This easy-to-follow video shows core exercises to learn hitting the shuttlecock overarm in badminton.
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This exercise for beginners requires two players.
Once you are comfortable hitting the shuttlecock underarm and overarm, you are ready to hit the court.
In this video you are going to learn how to intercept the shuttle overarm.
This drill allows you to get the feel of the racket for the first time, develop a good sense of judgement and have the correct posture.
Each player stand with a shuttle and a racket on the opposite sides of the net behind the service box line.
Player 1 places the racket on the ground and catches the shuttle thrown by player 2.
Player 1 has two shuttles.
Player 1 throws the shuttle across the net.
Player 2 steps forward and taps the shuttle gently over the net.
Once both shuttles are hit, player 1 picks them up and throws them again.
Players change roles and repeat the drill.
Once the players get the feel of the racket and the shuttle, add a downward flick of the wrist to the tap.
Practice throwing and hitting the shuttle for 10 minutes.
It will help you develop a feel of the racket, understand the arm movement, develop a good sense of judgement.
Enjoy your game .