let’s talk about singles basic strategy basic strategy for single is to dominate the back court basic strategy for single is to dominate the back court when you’re in the back corner what you want to do is hit to these three points when you’re in the back corner what you want to do is hit to these three points this is the triangle you want to hit your primairy point is here in the back court you’re “X” and you’re playing “O” start by hitting a straight clear to the back court this will open the two corners in the front court this will open the two corners in the front court a straight fast dropped or something cross at the net a straight fast dropped or something cross at the net let’s start with the straight back court clear let’s start with the straight back court clear hit this clear over “O” about five feet hit this clear over “O” about five feet you are “X” hitting over “O” you are “X” hitting over “O” start by hitting a defensive clear start by hitting a defensive clear five feet is an estimate — one and a half for the racket and three for vertical jump five feet is an estimate — one and a half for the racket and three for vertical jump five feet is an estimate — one and a half for the racket and three for vertical jump five feet is an estimate — one and a half for the racket and three for vertical jump five feet is an estimate — one and a half for the racket and three for vertical jump five feet — according to “O” height five feet — according to “O” height now let’s look at the drop shots now let’s look at the drop shots the straight drop can be hit fast or slow the straight drop can be hit fast or slow so it lands close to the service line it’s very difficult to make the drop land in front of the service line it’s very difficult to make the drop land in front of the service line the cross court drop must be hit fast because it is traveling much further the cross court drop must be hit fast because it is traveling much further to recap — when you are in the back corner — you should look at your opponent’s court like this triangle when you are in the back corner — you should look at your opponent’s court like this triangle when you are in the back corner — you should look at your opponent’s court like this triangle when you are in the back corner — you should look at your opponent’s court like this triangle remember this is a FAST drop three points on the court to hit three points on the court to hit now let’s look at it from this side line now let’s look at it from this side line this is the triangle you want to hit — three points this is the triangle you want to hit — three points this is the triangle you want to hit — three points start by hitting a defensive clear the straight drop can be hit fast or slow; the cross court drop must be FAST This is what your opponent is looking at on your side of the net when “O” is in the back corner this is how they see your court; the mirror image of their court this is how they see your court; the mirror image of their court the mirror image of their court now you have three points to cover — your triangle cover your triangle allow for your opponent to hit the cross court clear allow for your opponent to hit the cross court clear it’s the furthest corner from where the bird is being hit that you can run it down remember what triangle you are hitting and what triangle you are covering remember what triangle you are hitting and what triangle you are covering remember what triangle you are hitting and what triangle you are covering remember what triangle you are hitting and what triangle you are covering this is the triangle that all coaches

should be talking about when you’re playing singles this is the triangle that all coaches

should be talking about when you’re playing singles this is the triangle that all coaches

should be talking about when you’re playing singles simple basic single strategy that should be taught simple basic single strategy that should be taught thank you for watching

great video!

You don't even explain why this works …

I'm glad you said that. I was just about to post another video on "how to construct a rally".

I was at the badminton club just the other day and a friend of mine said the same thing. He said, "you need to break it down a bit more."

So, hang on and I'll post a video on how to use the triangles and construct a rally sometime before the end of April — I hope.

Thank you for commenting.

I'm guessing this is for a right handed receiver right?

The triangles work for both right and left handed receiver. It's more about angles (what to hit and why) than what is consider a strong or weak side. There is a part 2 or a second video title — badminton single's strategy using triangles. I think the second video is a lot more clear.

I suck at badminton

555 that's Thai for LOL — I'm had to take Geometry twice to pass it and I know very little about computers. They took away my ASIAN card long ago.

Thanks for the correction.

thats wrong if you play like that will be out,the way is like this it depends on the score of you and your enemy,on your right is for the score 2,4,6,8 like that and your left is 1,3,5,7,so if your enemy gets 2 points he will stand at the box of his right if you hit left your enemy will get one point.

it's 4 sides, its not a triangle

good

but tell us why is it not advisable to hit at the back line ( cross court ) ?

what are the disadvantages?

Yash, thank you for your question. The disadvantages are spent time and energy. It takes more time for the shuttle to travel diagonally from back corner to back corner. It also takes more energy to hit the shuttle that far. However, the advantages is that it is unexpected, keeping your opponent guessing where you are going to hit. Another advantage is, it is a good way to get away from your "weaker" side (for most of us that's our backhand side or in this case corner).

So, you must weight the pro's with the con's and see if a diagonal shot from back corner to back corner is good for you and in what situation.

I hope this helps, and thank you again for commenting.

Hi Pratipat, I play Para badminton Wheelchair H2. thank you for your videos. I will use your triangles techniques. Please find and read para badminton rules. Your coaching and knowledge will a lot of player including myself.

I will shrink the triangles to fit into our singles court. Thanks again

your video is not good because if someone having a good speed will catch up the shuttle fast and hit a smash

Thanks, great explanation. I would add another option to drop to the center to not open up any angles also which you see a lot like to "reset" the point.

Thanks. Very informative

Sure your chalk is big enough? 😛

Hey, nice explanation. A suggestion: try to cut out the parts where you rub the chalk markings.

That figure is called trapezium

Its a trapezoid. Thank you for the video, I have learnt something.

Great

Can u make more videos on singles strategy please

get some proper chalk mate becuase otherwise your lost

how about you get some bigger chalk coz its totally not big enough already

Not enuf good

Any explanation why shouldnt we point the other corner ??

You dont give any reason

thats trapezium

its a quadrangle. great video by the way amazing concepts