Class Description for Juniors and Adults

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Junior Classes

Our Junior program has a series of age and developmental related levels,

  • Copper  – Age U8, develop interest to the sport, teach some basic agility, hand/eye coordination, and swing
  • Bronze – Teach badminton fundamental for gripping, forms, and footwork
  • Silver I – Focus on individual shots. Refine forms and footwork
  • Silver II – Focus on combining shots together with movement. Teach more games strategy and team partnership
  • Gold – Focus more on fine-tuning skills, shot combination, and compete in state or national level
Copper – U8
  • Develop tracking, throwing and catching and movement skill. Progress to use of rackets and hitting.
  • Court and gym rules will be taught.

Bronze  I

Students will have instruction on fundamental athletic skills as a foundation for badminton skills and movements.

  • Forehand and backhand grips
  • Forehand birdies bounce
  • Backhand birdies bounce
  • Forehand lift (underhand) and footwork
  • Backhand lift (underhand) and footwork
  • Clear (high/long) and footwork
  • Clear and lift/front and back footwork

Bronze  II

  • Bronze I skills
  • Forehand net drop and footwork
  • Backhand net drop and footwork
  • Half court practice

 An Assessment is required for the following classes

Silver I

Students will have more intensive instruction on badminton technique and movement with a focus on future competitive badminton.

  • Bronze skills
  • Forehand flat drive and footwork
  • Backhand flat drive and footwork
  • Forehand net kills and footwork
  • Smashes
  • Smashes and front net shots

Silver II

  • Silver I skills
  • Forehand (backcourt) drop shot and footwork
  • Backcourt drop and front net shot and footwork
  • Backhand net kills and footwork
  • Smash block shots
  • Singles/doubles game rules
  • Singles/doubles basic game strategy and rotation
  • Need to learn the controls of all types of shots

Gold (invitation only)

  • a class for advanced  junior competitive players
  • work on advanced skills, footwork, and  mental preparation  for tournament play.
  • game situational play and anticipation
  • physical conditioning will  also be part of development.

Adult Classes 

At SBC we offer… Please see classes

Beginner – players just starting or have some experience, but want to enhance their skills.

Intermediate –  players that can execute basic shots but need consistency, more fitness, movement skills and a better  backhand! Practice, practice and practice. and learn new ways to execute those “panic shots”. Yes, all is attainable.

Advanced – For the player that has spurts of genius, mediocrity,  and humbling. There is always room for improvement whether it be better accuracy, faster feet, more endurance, mental preparation, nutrition or  relaxation to bring your out your best game.  We can keep improving with focused effort.

Beginner Class 

Develop more weapons for your game.

  • Grip and basic shots will be covered – serve, overhead and net
  • Movement patterns for doubles
  • More on rules
  • Game winning trick shots will be revealed
  • shot consistency and accuracy
  • movement technique
  • positional play
Intermediate Class 
We will work at improving,
  • Overhead strokes
  • More power
  • movement and foot positions
  • net technique
  • backhand
  • And much more!
Enjoy working on your game through shot control and footwork to take your game to another level.
Adult Advanced Class 
Improve your overall game with drills, skills, and physical attributes to improve singles or double play

SBC Team training (invitation only)

Athletes interested in honing their skills for more competitive play or tournaments. They have advanced skills and a desire to play local to national tournaments. (assessment  necessary)

  • Refinement of shot accuracy, consistency and  development of advanced shots.
  • Game tactics and strategy
  • Match preparation, relaxation techniques and focus strategies.
  • Physical training to improve movement control, speed and endurance.