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Badminton: Steps to Success - 2nd Edition

This new edition will be ideal for badminton players, coaches and instructors interested in teaching, learning or improving proper stroke development, footwork, tactics and basic strategies. The additional technical content for stroke development will include racket face angle, swing size and arc, racket speed and impact point. In addition, the new version will reflect the scoring and rule changes adopted internationally in the autumn of 2006.Specifically to tie in with the new scoring will be the tactical approaches needed to respond to the new game. The second edition will retain all of the components that make it a "Steps to Success" title, in addition to adding some of the newer features such as identifying the objectives for each step.In addition to further developing the Errors section to reflect more the visually (or kinesthetically) errant result, the Corrections section has been added to focus on the technical execution. Finally, information has been included to address the more developed player with additional strokes and/or variations and more complex tactics and drills.
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Table of Contents

Step 1. Racket Handling and Footwork; Step 2. Serve; Step 3. Forehand and Backhand Overhead Strokes; Step 4. High and Deep Clear; Step 5. Drop Shot; Step 6. Smash; Step 7. Drive; Step 8. Advanced Techniques; Step 9. Scoring Strategies; Step 10. Singles Play; Step 11. Doubles Play.

About the Author

Tony Grice has been playing and coaching nationally and internationally for 29 years. He was ranked as high at 11th nationwide in men's doubles and 15th in singles. At the master's level, he won the 1998 U.S. National Championship in Master's Men's Singles, as well as the 1998 and 1999 National Championship in Master's Men's Doubles. At the 2003 National Senior Games, he finished second in Badminton singles and doubles. He has traveled as a national coach and trainer (1987 World Championships), as well as performed as the exercise physiologist for the national team (1988-1989).


""The illustrations and descriptions in" Badminton: Steps to Success "are easy to comprehend, and they provide players with the ability to quickly improve their skills. This book is the best resource for every badminton player." Soohyun Bang Olympic Gold Medalist

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