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Playing area that comes into or out of play at various times during any game.
Around the head stroke
a return made with your forehand bu contacted over your nondominant shoulder.
Back boundary line
the line similar to the baseline in tennis that designates the end or back of the badminton playing area.
approximately the last 11 feet (3.35 meters) of the court on any side of the net or midcourt to the back boundary line
any return or stroke hit on the nondominant side of the body.
the manner in which you grasp your racket to hit any return from your nondominant side. Usually handshake or pistol grip.
the part of the swing that takes the racket back i preparation for the forward swing.
a spot near the middle of your court that you should try to return to after most shots.
the line designating the back boundary of your court.
the object struck with the badminton racket that begins the rally over the net.
a return that is caught on the racket face and is slung or thrown over the net. Often referred to as a sling or a throw.
a high return that carries deep into the backcourt.
a return or stroke that sends the bird diagonally across the court.
this occurs when the shuttle is hit twice in succession on the same stroke. A fault.
Doubles' service court
the serving area into which the doubles' serve must be delivered.
a return or stroke that send the shuttle in a relatively flat trajectory; parallel to the floor, but high enough to pass over the net.
a hard, fast serve that crosses the net with a flat trajectory and is usually directed towards the receiver's nondominant shoulder. Used more in doubles than singles.
a return or stroke that barely clears the net and falls toward the floor, but underhand or overhand from the net or the backcourt.
any violation of the rules.
Flick serve or flick return
an especially quick, flat serve or return initiated by a flick of the wrist that loops the bird high out of reach toward the rear of your opponent's court.
the smooth continuation of a stroke after your racket has contacted the bird.
any return or stroke hit on the dominant side of your body.
the way you grasp your racket to hit any return from your dominant side. Handshake grip is most common.
approximately the front 11 feet (3.35 meters) of the court on any one side of the net or midcourt of the net.
a competition that has a goal of a specified number of points. Women's game is 11 points. Men's game is 15 points.
Hairpin drop shot
a form of drop shot played from near the net that travels up on side of the net and down the other side; forming a trajectory in the shape of hairpin.
refers to the partner or partners who have lost their turns at serving. 1 hand down means 1 partner lost his or her serve.
an individual's or team's turn at serving or the serving turn on one end of the court.
International Badminton Federation
(IBF) the governing body for badminton play and competition throughout the world.
interference in which the point is replayed.
means zero or no points.
zero all or no points all
a competition that has a specified number of games. Usually have to win 2 of 3 games.
the point that wins the match.
four-handed game where male and female partners team together to play on opposite sides of the net from each other.
any return that strikes the net and continues over into your opponent's court.
any stroke played form a point above head height.
a return hit to a specific spot in your opponent's court where it will be difficult to return.
a return or shot hit or pushed softly down into your opponent's court.
refers to any exchange back and forth across the net between opposing plays at any point.
your basic waiting position near center court.
player who receives the serve.
method of hitting your opponent's shots back over the net.
Serve or service
act of putting the shuttle into play at the beginning of a point or rally.
player who delivers the serve.
one of the two half courts divided by the net into which the serve must be directed.
method of extending a tie game unique to badminton. This is determined by the player or team who reaches the tie score first.
Short service line
this is the front line designating the beginning of the service court and is situated 6 feet and 6 inches from the net.
Shuttle or shuttlecock
the missile used in badminton (the birdie)
loss of your serve.
Singles service court
the serving area were the singles' serve must be delivered.
this designates the out of bounds for singles' play.
an overhead return or stroke hit down into your opponent's court with great speed and power.
the act of hitting the bird with your racket.
men's international badminton team competition similar to the Davis cup in tennis. First in 1948. Held twice a year.
women's international team competition. First in 1957. Held twice a year.
United States Badminton Association
this is the national governing body for badminton in the US. It was formally known as American Badminton Association. Now how is it called?
this return or shot results front he tip or cork of the shuttle hitting on the frame of your racket rather than on the strings.
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