Are you ready to take your badminton skills to the next level? This comprehensive program features instruction from expert player and coach Andy Chong. Andy provides numerous tips and techniques that will help give you an edge over the competition. Among the topics covered are: grips, footwork, drive, clear, drop, lift, smash, defending the smash, the wall drill, net play, serve, serve return, warming up before a match and weight training. Andy Chong can help improve your game and teach you to play like a champion! 68 minutes.
Andy Chong has been playing badminton since he was 11 years old. He has been representing Malaysian badminton since he was 16 years old. In 1983, he was named Malaysian Sportsman of the Year. For over 20 years, Andy won several badminton championships in Asia and throughout the world. He has previously been ranked #1 in the USA in both singles (1991-93) and mixed doubles (1991-2002). Andy's coaching accomplishments are equally impressive. He has been the Club Professional in numerous top clubs throughout the world. Chong is one of the few Level 4 High Performance Coaches in the United States. Andy was the USA Badminton National Coach of the Year twice, in 2009 and in 2011. He has led many US Teams in international tournaments. Andy Chong is currently the Owner/President of AC Academy and Head Coach at Mill Works and Boston Badminton in Massachusetts.
Who this course is for:
- Badminton coaches, Physical Education teachers and players of any skill level would benefit from this course
- There are no prerequisites required. Students just need a badminton racquet, shuttlecock, court and another player to practice the drills. A lightweight bar is needed for the weight training segment
- Students will be able to enjoy the great game of badminton by playing at a more consistent skill level. They will understand how to play numerous different shots and learn various drills for footwork. There are also a few weight training exercises designed specifically for badminton players.