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Badminton Victoria (#100-4636 Elk Lake Dr, Victoria, BC, V8Z 5M1)
May 30th, 2015
9am to 6pm at St. Margaret’s School at 1080 Lucas Ave.
First event $25 – Second event $5 (more)
Family event is $15 each but if one person is already entered in other events the fee will be $5 for that person.
I do not want to collect money at the venue (if I do I’ll be asking for $20 more). Please pay in advance to Mary-Jo Randall or mail to #100-4636 Elk Lake Dr, Victoria, BC, V8Z 5M1
This is open to all ages but of recreational skills – see list below
There are 6 categories based on skill sets and there will be 1 category FAMILY EVENT for 1 parent and child (This is meant for one player having good badminton skills and the other family member a beginner with skills of level 1 or so) as well.
Venue will be at St. Margaret’s School – 1080 Lucas Ave, Victoria
9am to 6pm
|Level||Overhead Strokes||Underhand Strokes||Neutral Strokes||Movement|
|1 – Beginner||Can hit 2-3/10 overheads, no accuracy, no depth||Very basic underhand shots – service is 2/10||Shuttle contact is less than 20% for neutral shots||Mostly static, in-place hitting with occasional movement|
|1.5||Can hit 5/10 overheads. can hit back to server||Learned basic concepts. May or may not hit shuttle consistently||Learned basic concepts for a push, and drive. Execution is inconsistent||Starting to move to intercept the shuttle but lacks coordination|
|2.0||Can hit 8/10 overheads. no placement accuracy. depth:can hit to mid-courtlearning to drop2-3/10||Can serve, but inconsistent in both getting the shuttle to the right place and consistency (backhand versus forehand serve)||Understand the differences between drives, blocks visually but is unable to replicate and is only able to hit shots in the most basic manner||Knows the shots must be hit off of racquet foot and that shots at the net must be reached with the racket leg, but is inconsistent.|
|2.5||Can hit 10/10 Accuracy: 3/10 placement. mid-court depthDrops: 5/10Pace: low||Serves are better, but singles serve does not reach the back line, short serve is still a bit high at the net and introduction to the flick is underway||Can hit neutral strokes with some consistency but still has difficulty in placing the shots where they need to go||Beginning toGrasp and utilize recovery skills|
|3.0||20/20 overheadsDepth: back double-service line.Accuracy: 5/10 to FH or BH courtDrop: 8/10, good bird anglePace: low||Long serve can consistently go to the back line, short serve is no longer high at the net but still not completely consistent||Now can hit the basic underhand strokes 10 times in a row or more. Can now hit a full court clear and a drop consistently in the court (the above shots are not neutral)||Movement is now consistent, but not necessarily as quick as needed for a higher level of playPlayer can move backwards on court with advanced skills like shuffle and chasse– Can perform basic defensive scissor kick|
|3.5||– 100% overheads- Back court line- accuracy 8/10- drops 10/10- pace low– basic overhead backhand clear||All serves are now proficient and complete– Can lift a doubles smash straight with ¾ depth||Pace and control of all shots is now higher and maintains consistency. Development of crosscourts is now underway but inconsistent||Movement skills are now complete in that a player is able to move proficiently around the court be it in singles or doubles|