Badminton Scheme of Work


Year 7: This resource includes:

  • Shuttle, Racket and footwork familiarisation
  • Forehand  & Backhand  Serve
  • Overhead Clear
  • Forehand Drop Shot
  • Underhand clear (lob)
  • Basic Backhand Stroke
  • Singles games.

Year 8: This resource includes:

  • Low Forehand serve
  • Serving / Returns
  • Lob
  • Forehand Smash & Block
  • Net Play (Basic)
  • Forehand Drive
  • Doubles games.

Year 9: This resource includes:

  • Back Hand Short Serve
  • Push Return
  • Back Hand Drive (x2)
  • Net Play
  • Backhand Clear
  • Doubles tournament/competition

Year 10: This resource includes:

  • Flick Serve
  • “Around the head shot” (x2)
  • Backhand Smash (x2)
  • Backhand Drop Shot
  • Doubles Play

Year 11: This resource includes:

  • Singles Play
  • Peer Performance Observation and Coaching
  • Singles/Doubles League

The resource includes:

  • The students should be able to identify different areas and lines on the court.
  • They should be able to use the forehand and backhand serves to begin a rally, and know the rules relating to serving, scoring points on serve, and the service areas.
  • Students should be able to return the shuttle accurately using the overhead clear, drop, underhand clear and basic backhand stroke (as appropriate) and know the advantages and disadvantages of each.
  • Students should be able to link these shots to move their opponent around the court and outwitting them whilst knowing the difference between attacking and defensive shots.
  • Students should know and understand the rules regarding contact of the net and the boundaries used in competitive singles play.
  • Throughout the phases students are constantly asked how to outwit opponents; evaluate performances; analyse strengths and weaknesses; whilst developing, adapting and refining skills, strategies and tactics to produce high levels of performances and high quality techniques.
  • Students should also understand the reasons for warming up at the start of the session and be able to name major muscles and demonstrate stretches that are appropriate to a badminton lesson.

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