Gym End of Term: Badminton

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backhand

contact with the shuttle on the non-dominant side of the player's body

shuttlecock

badminton equipment consisting of a ball of cork or rubber with a crown of feathers

drive

used when shuttle is too low to smash

drop

a shot just clearing the nat "controlled smash"

fault

an infraction of the rules

forehand

contact with the shuttle on the racket side of the player's body

high clear

a deep shot falling quickly in back court

smash

a hard hit downward shot with speed and power

match

best 2 out of 3 games

15

number of points needed to win a men's game

11

number of points needed to win a women's game

serve

must be an underhand shot

smash

the ultimate attacking shot

IBF

acronym for badminton federation founded in 1934

court

22 feet long and 17 feet wide

server

only player who can score a point

diagonal

serve must go in this direction over the net

china

where badminton was played hundreds of years ago

feathers

shuttlecocks were made of this

cork

the traditional shuttlecock base was made of this

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