EASIEST Way To Do A Consistent Backhand Low Service (And 2 Biggest Mistakes)

EASIEST Way To Do A Consistent Backhand Low Service (And 2 Biggest Mistakes)

Hi youtube, Gerald here. The low badminton serve, you see it everywhere
– from recreational players to professional players. You see everyone doing the low service in
badminton. The problem is, when you try to do the low
service, you always get something like this. Ahh Ahh Can’t serve Okay, jokes aside, for service, it is all
about how you hold the shuttle, the angle in which you hold the shuttle. So For most beginners, the problem they have
is that they tend to hold the shuttlecock this way, where the butt (of the shuttle)
is facing very high. So the result is that you’ll get this. The shuttle is floating, it’s high. The trick here is that the butt of the shuttle
must face the white tape. It should not be under, it should not be over. Face the white tape. So from whichever height you serve, the butt
of the shuttle must face the white tape, yeah? Another common problem that most beginners
do is that their point of contact tends to be sideways. As you can see, they tend to contact the shuttle
sideways. Like this, or like this. When you serve. Your contact point must be direct. It cannot be sideways. For those of you who are starting out, my
advice for you is to hold the shuttle with two fingers. Hold it like this. Practice, yeah? The reason is that this position is very natural. In which the butt will naturally face the
white tape, let me demonstrate once for you to see. so you hold it like this. It’ll be very natural, it goes over. One more time, without looking, it goes over
very nicely. Yup! So the thing is that as you get better, you
can change your grip to this, where you hold the feather. The problem with this is that if you’re not
used to that angle, you tend to hold it this way. You’ll tend to hold it high. So practice enough and you’ll get the hang
of it.Then you’ll get the angle, then you can serve very nicely over the net. As you get better the next thing you need
to practice is the contact point of the shuttle, because for service, the best spot to hit
is actually not in the middle of the racket but over here, this top part. This is the best contact point where you get
the fastest speed. So let’s so a demonstration. I’ll do a demonstration with this one, with
this service and this contact point. And you’ll be the judge, you’ll see the difference
in speed yeah? The rules(method) for this service applies
not just for doubles but for singles as well. The only difference is that the distance gets
a little further, same thing, shuttle facing the white tape and you serve, goes over nicely. Again, one more time, same thing. Butt facing the white tape, over. Goes over nicely. Service takes a long time to learn, so keep
practicing. Eventually, you’ll get the hang of it! Do add variety to your service because ultimately
you’ll be playing against another player so you do not want them to be able to predict
where are you going to serve, right? And that’s it for this video, if you have
liked this video, please (also) subscribe to our channel and do check out the other
videos that I have, the ones that I post about how to flick serve, and of course, the other
video, the personal comedy that I’ve made about how you can serve like a boss. Like a boss, so check it out! Have a great day! Goodbye!

Comments (100)

  1. Very helpful! Learned something new!

  2. bhut mst bhaila…

  3. Yes the contact point should be at the top of the net, not in the middle, but this is not because the "speed is faster". In the video the other shot is faster because it travels to the middle "T", the other travels a longer distance towards the right.

    You likely want the contact point at the top because if you want to use speed as a deceptive element, then you don't want the shuttle to fall before hitting but you want to make the contact as soon as possible from after you release the shuttle, and your hand is in the top. Some of the top servers I have seen actually don't use this speed element, but rather let the shuttle fall some distance before the shot and make a slow back swing… then a very sharp change of speed if they choose to flick. The deception of this technique is quite intense.

  4. Hi sir, may I know which is your racket plz dnt misunderstand I watch your videos it really helped me

  5. Ragequit @ 0:18 is priceless

  6. Very informative, thanks!

  7. I have been struggling to do a proper serve. Now I know what mistakes I am committing. Thanks for giving these tips in such a simple and easy manner.

  8. very nice video and very helpful

  9. great one. thanks for the amazing video

  10. please don't add background music.

  11. It was very helpful. Can you make a video on long serving

  12. best short serve video in utube by far

  13. Enthusiasm and content is awesome!! Thank you

  14. i would like to say thank you because this video help me a lot on low serve. my low serve is getting better now. thank you very much

  15. for the next video, maybe you can show how to generate powerful smash from rear court

  16. Unless gravity is not constant, you can't hit 2 birds with different speeds AND expect them to follow the same trajectory AND land on the same spot. What an idiot teaching young players completely the wrong concept.  Thumb down.

  17. Make a video on net kill technique

  18. Noob shit come one v one

  19. I feel like you missed an important point about the racket head angle. Maybe a bit of an amateur point but keeping the head flat rather than angled helps maintain a flatter serve closer to the top of the net.

  20. Talking to much…

  21. your the best!!!!!!!

  22. teacher!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  23. Very pleasant presentation and attitude. Good work 🙂

  24. Good advice I like it man

  25. which racket u owned

  26. The biggest problem with me is no matter how much power I put but I can't throw it fast, like the people I play with throw it so fast I can't do it even I'm using all my force

  27. dude.. thx for your videos.. really enjoy watching it..

  28. Please teach me ferehand short serve You are awesome with serves

  29. Good tutorial for beginners
    Productive video

  30. 1:22 Finger Circle Game

  31. BG Badminton Academy hello i hope you will make a video about proper footworks. As a self taught amateur player, one of my weakness is dealing with the backballs. Sometimes I move backwards so fast that i lose my control, resulting to a weak forehand smash.

  32. That example was really me when i learned this 🙂 the flick serve really helpt me to thank you alot

  33. thanks dude.. watch and try it about three month ago, its so efficient.. 🙂

  34. Good but you can do better I am good than yoj

  35. So i knew how to low serve like a pro when i wuz beginner? L0lwUt?

  36. I have been following your videos, they're amazing. Can you please make a video to lift smashes

  37. Professional badminton player

  38. i was looking for this tutorial.. thank u so much. helped me a lot.

  39. service fault because you are doing service above of you waist

  40. Boring video are you a coach ????

  41. would you be so kind to give us English UK, English us, or Indonesia Subtitle?


  43. My priority is my low serve i master jumpsmash ,drop,drive and cross courts

  44. I do not know the under arm service of badminton

  45. Sir I have purchased Yonex carbonex 21 weights is 95 grams , how play with heavy racket

  46. Why i always serve backhand XD

  47. tell me hindi language.

  48. I feel bad for the shuttle cock that got stomp on

  49. Thanks Gerald for the tip!

  50. you are so good coach of badminton , I am your fan …. please upload video of who badminton is best ……….×1024.jpg×1024.jpg …,,…………….jai hind

  51. 1.11 Thats not true .. For example look at yoo yeong sung and jung jae sung lee yong dae serve

  52. Plz remove the background music

  53. Thats a helfpull thanks for your techic

  54. bangsat hahha 0:19

  55. his struggling from speaking english. but thanks

  56. Lol i won in our school intramurals competition by using this serve the score in the second set was 7-1.

  57. My problem is I am left handed so I don't in double.

  58. Which racquet are you using in this video ?

  59. Flick serve please

  60. Typical malaysian dude

  61. Nice tip. Keep up the good work.

  62. Great video !!! Simple BUT EFFECTIVE 5*

  63. I made my friend dive for my service… Not this service (my own gay service)

  64. Can we do this is doubles

  65. Instructions unclear, i got a mouthful of shuttlecock :") jk

  66. What are actual rule to do service indoubles

  67. Sy mau bahasa Indonesia nya ad g

  68. The best video ever. Short and to the point. YOU ARE GREAT!

  69. You guys make amazing no non sense videos.. some nice humor too..kudos

  70. Thank you for your great videos. Sounded like you said "bliksem" at 0:20 into the video?

  71. Which white tape? The one in your court or the opponent’s?

  72. thanks dude,it's very helpfull,can you make video Flick serve plzz

  73. Hahahhaha thats great

  74. How to counter low serve return

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