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This book is a compact, groundbreaking training manual that gives the reader an overall insight into the world of badminton.
\Bernd-Volker Brahms is a journalist and has been writing about badminton for various publications. He is an expert on the international scene and regularly attends all the major tournaments such as Olympic Games, World and European Championships and the German Open.
Table of Contents
|The Philosophy of the Game||p. 9|
|The Racket||p. 11|
|The Shuttlecock||p. 15|
|Types of Grip||p. 21|
|The Ready Position||p. 25|
|The Hitting Areas||p. 29|
|Types of Stroke||p. 33|
|The Serve||p. 35|
|The Clear (Baseline Shot)||p. 41|
|The Dropshot||p. 47|
|The Smash||p. 49|
|The Drive||p. 55|
|The Backhand||p. 59|
|Net Play||p. 65|
|Running Technique||p. 73|
|The Lunge||p. 74|
|The Scissors Jump||p. 76|
|The 'China' Jump||p. 78|
|The Jump Smash||p. 80|
|Tactics (Singles, Doubles, Mixed)||p. 83|
|Basic Tactical Rules||p. 83|
|Singles Tactics||p. 88|
|Doubles Tactics||p. 90|
|Mixed Doubles Tactics||p. 97|
|How to Structure a Training Session||p. 103|
|Performance Monitoring||p. 105|
|Mental Training||p. 109|
|The Competition||p. 113|
|Injury Risk and Prevention (Warm-up)||p. 115|
|Technical Jargon||p. 121|
|The Rules in Brief||p. 127|
|From the Backyards of Jakarta - Report on Badminton in Indonesia||p. 135|
|Badminton Glossary||p. 141|
|Useful Addresses and Photo Credits||p. 176|
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