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Study Terms for Badminton test
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The 1 1/2 foot wide extension on both sides of the court used in doubles play
Any stroke made on the side of the body opposite the racket side
Another name for the shuttlecock
A stroke whereby the racket is placed in front of the shuttle almost as if trying to catch it. Very little motion is used.
An illegal shot where the shuttle does not rebound immediately off the racket at point of contact.
A high shot (or lob) which falls close to the back line.
A shot in which the bird crosses the net in a diagonal direction.
An illegal shot wherein the shuttle is hit twice in succession on the same stroke.
A hard-driven stroke which just clears the net and does not rise high enough for an opponent to smash.
A shot which barely clears the net and immediately drops sharply.
Any infraction of the rules, either on the serve or after the shuttle has been put in play, the penalty for which is loss of serve or point.
Illegal position or movement of the feet by either the server or receiver.
Any stroke made on the racket side of the body.
The point which, if won, allows the server to win the game.
Term used in doubles to show that one player has lost service.
The time during which a player or team holds service.
The stopping of play due to some type of outside interference. The point is replayed.
A motion used to strike the shuttle when it is above the head.
An exchange of shots either in practice or during a match.
The player to whom the shuttle is served.
The player who puts the bird into play.
Choosing how many more points to play when certain tie scores are reached.
A serve that just clears the net and lands barely inside the opponents' front service line. This serve is used primarily in doubles.
Shuttlecock (or shuttle)
the feather, plastic, or nylon "bird" which is batted back and forth in badminton.
When the individual (in singles) or team (in doubles) loses serve and becomes the receiver.
The hard overhead stroke hit downward with great velocity and angle. It is the principle attacking stroke in badminton.
A stroke that is hit upward when the shuttle has fallen below shoulder level.
Illegal position taken by the server's partner so the receiver cannot see the shuttle as it is hit.
The net should be _ feet high in the center
5 feet 1 inch
and the net should be ___ at the post
The side for the time being having the right to serve shall be called the ___ side
Before a match begins opponents spin the racket. The winning side decides whether they want to serve or receive OR choose ends. The side that lost the spin gets to decide ____ choice.
Game consists of ____ points
When the score is ___ all, the side reaching ____ first has the option of setting the game to 5
When the score is ___ all, the side reaching ___ first has the option of setting the game to 3.
After a game has been set the score is called _______
A bird that lands on a line is considered ____
long, narrow court
In singles the bird must land in the ________ and in doubles in the short-wide court.
After the serve in doubles the ____ is the boundary. Thus the short back line is used only on the doubles serve.
When the score is ____, partners should be in the courts (sides) in which they started the game
The service alternates courts, starting in the ___-hand court at the beginning of the game, but thereafter service is made from the ___-hand court when the score is even (for that side)
When the bird is struck above the waist or the head of the racket is higher than the hand when hit, the serve is ______
If the server or receiver steps out of proper court before delivery of ____. Only the person served to may return the bird.
A player reaches ___ the net to hit a bird (The follow-through, however, may break the plane of the net).
A player _____ the net with the racket or any part of the body.
A player hits the bird ____ or momentarily holds or throws it with the racket.
The server steps ____ when serving is illegal.
Back Boundary Line
The line at the very far end: also the Singles Serve Back Boundary Line
Doubles Serve Back Boundary Line
The line used when serving in doubles.
Right Service Court
The court on the right side.
Divides right and left service courts
Doubles Side Line
outside line on sides
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