Developing overhead power

Developing Overhead Power

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Overall aims & focus:
To develop coach’s knowledge and awareness of the concept of power overhead.
To develop strategies to develop overhead power in their players

Target audience:
Level 1 coaches (aiming towards Level 2) & Level 2 coaches

Learning outcomes:
- Understand the concept of power in relation to overhead hitting in badminton
- Understand the mechanics of the overhead hitting action
- Demonstrate the application of the principles of power to overhead hitting

Key content linked to outcomes:

  • Understand the concept of power in relation to overhead hitting in badminton

- Definition of power
- Why is power important and how it can be used effectively

  • Understand the mechanics of the overhead hitting action

- Rotation
- Momentum
- Impact

  • Demonstrate the application of the principles of power to overhead hitting

Preparation
- Strength and length of grip
- Body position inc weight distribution
- Racket carriage
- Movement
Execution
- Timing
- Impact point
- Momentum
- Rotation
- Length of swing
- Movement (jump)
Recovery
- Landing
- Follow through
- Movement
- Racket carriage
- Posture (body control)

Assessment method:
Attendance Only

Delivery method:
3 hour practical workshop

 

Prices:

Non Coaching Register member - £40

Badminton England Coaching Register member - £30

 

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