9780736072298

Badminton: Steps to Success - 2nd Edition

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  • ISBN13:

    9780736072298

  • ISBN10:

    0736072292

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 12/12/2007
  • Publisher: Human Kinetics

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Summary

Players clocking shuttlecocks at speeds of 200 miles per hour, new scoring rules, and nonstop action make badminton one of the fastest racket sports in the world. With Badminton: Steps to Successyou will learn the skills and tactics to excel at the highest level.Through detailed, fully illustrated instruction, you will develop precision, power, and finesse as you use this step-by-step guide to master serves, forehands, backhands, clears, drop shots, smashes, drives, and more.Badminton: Steps to Successalso breaks down common errors players make and provides corrective techniques to pinpoint problems and improve execution. Over 100 drills will further enforce correct technique, with designated drills for tactical practice, conditioning, and teamwork for doubles play.If you're ready to master today's game, rely on the one resource proven to make a difference. Badminton: Steps to Successpart of the popular Steps to Success Sports Series with more than 1.5 million copies soldis your ticket to winning play.

Author Biography

Tony Grice has played and coached badminton for 40 years. He is currently an associate professor in kinesiology and health science at Louisiana State University in Shreveport.

Table of Contents

Racket Handling and Footwork
Serve
Forehand and Backhand Overhead
Clear
Drop Shot
Smash
Drive
Advanced Techniques
Tactics and Strategies
Doubles Play
Conditioning
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