Right handed players – practice the pattern RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT until it’s automatic! Hit the birdie when your right foot lands. Add on cross steps and a bounce-push off from your left foot only after you have the basic steps down.
Coach Chandra has some great videos that can help you with your footwork:
- Front Right Side of the Court
- Front Left Side of the Court
- Middle Right Side of the Court
- Middle Left Side of the Court
- Back Right Side of the Court
- Back Left Side of the Court
- 6 Corner Footwork
- Scissor Kick
- Split Step (bounce and push off)
Coach Chandra is the head coach at Bay Badminton in Milpitas. He has been the champion for Men’s Doubles and Mixed Doubles at the US Nationals!