Class 1-4 Lesson 1 & 2

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  • Intermediate level age between 9 – 15
  • Incorporate basic techniques into multi-shot drills involving movements
  • Develop basic game knowledge

Lesson Focus:

  • Proper movement to the rear court
  • Acquiring correct clear stroke
  • Games – apply skills into game

Warm-Up (10 min)

  • Running forward to one wall and backwards back to the starting point 3x
  • High knees; butt kickers 1x
  • Side shuffles 2x
  • Karaoke 2x
  • Lunges with side twist 2x
  • Ankle and wrist twists 2x
  • Sprints 3x


  • Warmup without rackets
  • Increases heart rate and blood flow

2 min break

Scissor Jump (15 min)

  • Coach to demonstrate scissor jump and throw a shuttle forward
  • Students begin drill by throwing the shuttle forward with scissor jump and move forward after landing to pick up the shuttle.
  • Repeat the drill until coach call to stop
  • Coach should correct student if their technique is incorrect
  • When coach happy with the technique, two chasse steps are added
  • Concentrate on wait on the racquet leg, kick through, landing on the non-racquet foot and move forward


  • Coach should also remind student to arm reach up high to throw the shuttle forward. Not side way

Scissor Jump Practice (15 min)

  • Students stand side way on the line with the weight on the racquet foot
  • On the signal, students make a scissor jump and move forward after landing
  • Execute first without chasse backward, and then with two chasse backward before doing scissor jump
  • Concentrate on weight on the racquet leg, kick through, landing on the non-racquet foot, and movement forward

2 min break

Forehand Clear (20 min)

  • Divide students into group of 3 with one feeder, one hitter and one pickup birdies
  • Hitter standing on back court
  • Feeder feed from the side of the hitter’s racquet arm, toss the shuttle high for hitter execute a clear stroke
  • Another student stay on the opposite court to pickup shuttles and make it into row
  • Row of 10 then rotate, repeat for 5 sets


  • Coaches pay attention to how the hitter execute clear stroke
  • Make sure student holding racquet with forehand grip
  • Racquet swing upward, not sideway
  • Coaches can help feeding if student unable to feed correctly
  • Begin drill with stationery, progress by adding scissor jump later

2 min break

Games – King of court (20 min)

  • Half court games
  • King’s court is a full court game
  • After every 4 minutes, the person with more points moves up towards the King’s court while the other person moves down
  • Loser of each round does 10 push-ups

Cool Down Stretch (5min)

  • Calves
  • Quads
  • Glutes
  • Hamstrings
  • Groin

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