There are five main shots in a badminton play. A serves, smashes, clears, drives and drops. A badminton smash technique is the most potent and powerful shot of the game. Mere, serve or hits are not going to take you anyway, rather than boosting your health. Played both from forehand and back and side, there is hardly any defense for badminton smash technique.
So, how to hit a smash in badminton?
You have to jump up into the air and smash the shuttle cock hard, keeping in mind the angle and the landing position, which is meant to be inside the court. You may ask how to hit harder in badminton? The smash should be shot directly, with full pace downward to your opponent’s court. Better done when the cock is high up in the air, so that the player can hit it harder and with the right angle downwards. It is hard to defend because of its pace and downward angle. A brilliant strategy to make the shot, a super hard and a pain for your opponent is to aim it right towards his/her upper torso, leaving him in the pain to catch his senses.
To add on to your success, a few tips on how to hit a powerful smash in badminton are here for your help.
You have to extend your arm in midair to reach the shot, while so, make sure you utilize your thumb, shoulder and wrist completely.
Take a long deep breath while smashing it, and release your whole stress midair while hitting it. This gives you more power and energy. Hit the cock when it is at the highest angle for a smooth and deep downward landing.
You should move faster towards the shuttlecock to get the shot on fire, in professional badminton terms they call it, ‘injection of pace’.
Largely there are three ways when asked how to hit a smash in badminton in terms of executing a badminton smash technique, Forehand, Backhand and Jumping smash. To fire in here are three ways on how to hit a smash in badminton step by step for beginners.
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