The Badminton Bible


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Flick serve

The backhand flick serve

A good flick serve puts your opponent under pressure. It also keeps them guessing, so they will not attack your low serve as effectively.

Making space for the flick serve

The flick serve needs more space than the low serve. You can make this space by moving the racket, or the shuttle, or both.

Using the forearm for a flick serve

How much should you use the forearm on a flick serve?