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P.E. Unit Test
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Why is badminton a good game to help maintain and improve physical fitness?
Because players jump, run, turn and twist in many different directions, and provides good aerobic exercise
What equipment is needed to play badminton
A shuttle or a shuttle cock, and a racquet.
Who can make points in a badminton game?
Only the server
How is a badminton game won?
The first side to accumulate 15 points, sometimes players play until one side has 21 points
Describe a forehand shot?
the hand flexes at the wrist, similar to throwing the ball
What is a smash shot?
the ultimate attacking shot, and requires a powerful arm stroke
What is a drop?
a "controlled smash shot"
What is a backhand drop?
It is performed the same way the the clear and smash are. It demands excellent timing and wrist action.
what is especially tricky about the forehand underarm clear?
The player lunges forward with the front knee bent and the back leg slightly bent while he/she leans toward the shuttle. It is like hitting a high serve, only it is hit lower.
Acronym for badminton federation founded in 1934
Done with a "flicking " motion
A badminton racquet is ______________ than a tennis racquet
Name of badminton played by British in India
When a shuttlecock falls out of bounds
What you hit in badminton
Number of points needed to win a game
This is 22 feet long and 17 feet wide
Best of 3 games
Vanes used to be made of them
a shuttlecock weighs 1/6th of one
A rarely used high and deep defensive stroke
shuttlecocks are now made of this
Where badminton was played hundreds of years ago
The traditional shuttlecock base was made of this material
Badminton is also an
When is a forehand drive used
When the shuttlecock is too low to smash
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