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Needham Badminton Academy
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Focus on badminton fundamentals for holding a racket, swing and footwork technique, as well as basic shots. Proper warm-up and drills will be introduced as well. Fundamental skills as a foundation for badminton skills and movements as follow.
- Proper forehand and backhand grips
- Forehand lift
- Backhand lift
- Clear (high/long)
- Introduction to footwork
- Half court practice
Students will need a racket and bring non-marking, indoor court shoes. You can get badminton rackets and shoes either from Amazon or Badminton Warehouse. Links to their websites as follow.
(Any Yonex rackets are good. Recommends: Yonex Astrox 77 or ArcSaber 7)