The Badminton Bible


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Grip principles

If you understand the principles behind grips, it will help you make sense of the details later.

Changing grips

You must be able to change between different grips, so that you can adapt to different situations in the rally. Grip changes need to be quick and accurate.

Step out footwork

This pattern moves you directly to the forehand rear corner, using the shortest route and covering the most ground. It’s a safe option that will work when you’re under pressure. It’s also less tiring.

Grips introduction

Grips are different ways of holding the racket. You need to get comfortable using a wide range of grips, because badminton has so many different shots and rally situations.