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MUST learn Forearm Rotation Bio-Mechanics – Badminton Famly

January 19, 2020

Hi guys, welcome to this video. This video
is in my opinion a very very important video about how to use the rotation in
the forearm, in the arm in general. How do we use it, why do we use it and where do we use it. I think that this movement together with all the different grips and the finger power is by far the most important thing to learn when you want to be very good. If you want to have a hard smash, a flat push, a good defense, small deceptive things around court well you need to rotate your arm in order for you to do all these things the right and the best way. You need to have a lot of focus on this because when you think about it and take a look at how you play and how many of the top players they do the rotation in the arm very well in almost all shots in badminton. Of course we use the wrists many many times and the finger power but usually there’s just a bit of a rotation when we do some of
these shots when playing badminton. So it’s important to be really really good at rotating the arm the wrist the shoulder – all of these things. One of the things that’s also important in order for us to be able to rotate the arm is the position of the wrist. We made a really really cool video about how to position the wrist the correct way not using these movements. If I hold the wrist like this it’s impossible for me to rotate the forearm. So have a more neutral position with an angle on your wrist so we can rotate the arms like this. Its impossible out here and when I do this with my wrist I won’t have any power at all. We use it in mini-strokes like I said
the double defense, the push on the net, the lob, the lift from the net, the smashes, when rotating towards the shuttle and the stick smashes. All of these things use the rotation in the forearm so it is really important. It’s also important to be really explosive and strong in these areas on in your arm. Do a lot of weight training changing around using a hand weight, using small weight training tools to improve the power. You can also add a power trainer. But how do we train this, how do we know
that you are doing it the correct way. Well of course you can watch this video and see how I do it or many other players do it in other tutorials. When you train maybe take a video of yourself and watch if you do the rotation in a specific shot, That’s a good way on watching yourself
doing these movements. A very simple warmup rotation exercise is to have your arms in front of you like this and then just start rotating and focusing on if you really are rotating the arm or is it only like this where you use the wrist to rotate. You can add some more power to it like this still focusing on rotating the arm. The supination and the pronation as it is
called the inverse rotation and the outward rotation in this example. Just from side to side rotating and this will also strengthen your muscles a bit. When I do this for maybe one minute I will be really tired in my arm. I can already feel it now when I’m rotating in this exercise. So that’s a good exercise to use to be able to do it correctly but also adding some swing power and some muscle power to your rotation When you do all of these shots it’s so important that you use your fingers correctly using the finger power. So when you hit the shuttle with the rotation You still push with the fingers adding extra power to your shots. If you want more power in your shots, more angles in your shots, more variation, more deceptive shots variation more deceptive shots you need
to focus on this a lot. Really try training this on your own doing many many different exercises. It’s so important that when you do it focus on the rotation before adding the power, before adding the placement of your
shots. Look at your wrist look at a video maybe. Am i doing it correctly if the answer is yes well then try to add some more power, more positioning more quick movements and more variations in all of your shots. But remember you need to rotate the arm in order for you to hit powerful small shots and in order for you to have power in general in badminton and the correct technique with all the small variations in your game. So thanks a lot for watching. Maybe
this is a video where the comments section below will be full but please just leave a comment or question. We will all look at them and answer them as soon as possible and maybe help you along achieving this rotation in your
swing. So thanks a lot for tuning in. See you next time!


  • Reply Kartikay Gupta December 26, 2019 at 10:03 am

    Is lining us 988 graphite badminton racquet is good for intermediate to advance player?

  • Reply creeper walrus9 December 27, 2019 at 3:29 pm

    Is there a way to know that Iโ€™m rotating my forearm correctly just from the sound when I hit the shuttle?

  • Reply Ozzo December 27, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    seems like you tighten the racket with index, thumb and middle finger..

  • Reply Tathagata Roy December 27, 2019 at 6:53 pm

    Your guys badminton plus website doesn't have google reedem card facility

  • Reply benneth salvador December 28, 2019 at 1:07 am

    Could you demonstrate how to perform the backhand drive cross court defence on the forehand side? As I find that the pros use this shot a lot to get out of pressured situations. You covered the backhand defence on the forehand side in one of your previous videos but only showing the straight lift so I thought this might be great to add ๐Ÿ˜ƒ
    Loving the vids!

  • Reply Beast Mode December 28, 2019 at 2:32 am

    Tips start at these points
    3:33 – exercises to do for strengthening
    4:21 – exercises for rotation
    5:21 – importance of finger power
    You are welcome!

  • Reply Hemant Krishna December 29, 2019 at 8:54 am

    Hey thomas the it's been one week you have launched a video. Come on quick the next one

  • Reply naveen reddy December 29, 2019 at 3:32 pm

    What's ur racket name and string name and tension please

  • Reply Hemant Krishna December 30, 2019 at 7:29 am

    Did not reply me. Still eagerly for the next video ๐Ÿ˜ก๐Ÿ˜ก

  • Reply Kartikay Gupta December 30, 2019 at 10:41 am

    I have a confusion between lining us 988 and Yonex duora 77 LCW , please suggest?

  • Reply Hemant Krishna December 30, 2019 at 4:30 pm

    If you don't mine thomas please try to cover the positioning in singles

  • Reply Raja irusu December 31, 2019 at 9:06 am

    Nice video. thanks for sharing

  • Reply Dan Brown January 1, 2020 at 3:58 pm

    Just watching your latest (and very good!) TV podcast. I'm considering doing training sessions with a higher string tension than I'm comfortable with to train me to find the sweet-spot and then when I play with a slightly lower string tension in the match it will seem easy to find the sweet spot (albeit with a little less feel). Kind of the same principle as with training with a powertrainer racket – train hard, play easy.Any thoughts ? Thanks Dan

  • Reply R.S.V.K Uruthiralingam January 3, 2020 at 4:10 am

    nothing to do with what your talking about links to shuttlers

  • Reply HDpu January 4, 2020 at 10:28 am

    the racket look like jelly when you fling it :))

  • Reply Vlog-To -Me January 8, 2020 at 7:58 am

    Thank you coach you are the best for my badminton

  • Reply Paul Lindsay January 9, 2020 at 8:35 pm

    Great video! For years I've been flopping my wrist around and wondering why it was so easy for my opponents to return my smashes. Thanks coach.

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  • Reply Hans Christensen January 14, 2020 at 4:53 am

    Great video. I have been thinking in this direction for many years now. I especially like the part were you give som arguments on why there is a need for an angle inbetween the arm and the racket. I shall look in the Badminton Familiy plattform if I can some more on how to the grip ideally should be in the hand to create the right angle. BTW, we Love the clip content in Badminton Family.

    Hans from Haninge BMK

  • Reply Tonko Radomiljac January 15, 2020 at 7:48 am

    Super video๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜

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