Why is a backhand clear in badminton?

A backhand clear is usually only played when a player is not in a position to play a forehand (’round the head’) shot and as such, this is a defensive shot. This is one of the toughest shots to play in badminton.

What stroke is difficult in badminton?

The badminton smash is considered the most powerful shot in badminton and is usually played on the forehand. It is often difficult to return because of the pace and the downward angle of the shot, think of it as a downwards drive.

What are the 4 common stroke of badminton?

The basic strokes are: Overhead Forehand Stroke. Overhead Backhand Stroke. Underarm Forehand Stroke. Underarm Backhand Stroke.

Can you lose weight by playing badminton everyday?

The Easiest Way To Reduce Weight Playing Badminton for an hour helps in burning 480 Calories (the highest among all sports) and if you make a habit of it then you can lose a bare minimum of 4 Kgs within a month.

What do you need to know about badminton backhand drills?

Before we get into actual drills, make sure you have the right technique. This includes footwork, grip, and swing. Let’s start off with grip. When you’re doing backhand swings, you want to hold the racket like a thumbs-up. The thumb should be on the flat side of the grip.

Why is my backhand so slow in badminton?

Without doubt, if you are playing with slow shuttles, it’s most likely you’ve developed all sorts of bad habits to hit a decent length whether on your forehand or backhand. In fact, I’ll wager you’ve almost given up on ever hitting a decent backhand clear if you’re playing with slow shuttles. So get your shuttle speed right first!

Can you hit a forehand clear in badminton?

Novice players, with a bit of practice, can hit a fairly decent forehand overhead clear, even without the right technique. This is because the shoulder joint allows forward rotation quite easily. The arm moves freely from the overhead position and the followthrough in front of your body is very natural.

What’s the best way to play a backhand clear?

Holding the racket in this way will not allow your wrist to move freely in the way needed to produce power and could lead to injury. The thumb grip is great for defensive shots and backhand drives, but for backhand clears we want to use the bevel grip.