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20 terms

Gym End of Term: Badminton

STUDY
PLAY
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