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An attacking hard overhead shot. Difficult to return.
a shot hit high and deep to the opponent's back boundary line
A shot that barely clears the net and drops quickly
Side shot that keeps the shuttle low and horizontal
Odd Number Service Court
Even Number Service Court
Type of Scoring Used in Badminton
All of the following can be used to describe badminton strategy
Creating Space, Setting up an attack, Defending Space
Games are played to
Badminton is the _________ most popular sport in the world.
Badminton is the world's __________ racket sport. The fastest smash was made by Chinese doubles player, Fu Haifeng, which was ____ km per hour (206 miles per hour).
______ and ____________ are the top two badminton countries in the world, winning up to 75% of all IBF events between them.
The record for the shortest badminton match is ___ minutes. The longest match is recorded at ____ minutes.
The space between the singles sideline and the doubles sideline on each side of the court. This 1.5 foot wide area is in play for doubles, but out of bounds for singles play.
Any stroke or hit made from the non-dominant side of the body.
Back Boundary Line/Singles Long Service Line
This line designates the end or back of the badminton court and is also the singles service boundary line.
A small, cork hemisphere with feathers. The birdie, also known as the "shuttlecock", is the object struck with the badminton racket.
The line dividing the right service court from the left service court.
A return shot that is carried high and deep to the opponents' court.
A match with four players, two on each team.
The service boundary line for doubles play. It is 2.5 feet shorter than the back boundary line.
When the birdie is hit twice before crossing the net.
A shot hit with a side arm swing. The birdie travels fast and close to the net, landing mid court on the opposite side.
A return or stroke that barely clears the net and falls toward the floor. A drop shot is hit underhand or overhand from the net or the backcourt.
The right service court.
Any violation of the rules.
Any return or stroke hit on the dominant side of your body with your arm and body open to the net.
A competition that has a goal of a specified number of points. All games are played to 21 points.
An individual's or teams' turn at serving.
When there has been interference in play and the point is re-played.
A competition that is usually the best two games out of three.
Male and female partners form to make a team.
Any return that strikes the net and continues over the net into your opponent's court.
Any stroke executed from a point above the head.
The continuous play back and forth across the net between opposing players during any particular point.
An overhead return or stroke hit down into your opponent's court with great speed and power.
The act of hitting the birdie with your racket. The racket is held with a loose, flexible wrist.
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