Year 6 Badminton

Overview

  • Use different types of serves in-game and new shots learnt in games.
  • Play with others to score and defend points in competitive games.
  • Move confidently around the playing area using footwork techniques.
  • Develop further ways of playing with others cooperatively and in competition.
  • Develop a wider range of shots including drop and smash.
  • Begin to use more sophisticated tactics such as net play, and offensive and defensive positioning.
  • Begin to select appropriate tactics during games.
  • Play with fluency with a partner in doubles scenarios.

 

Hit, return, court, forehand, backhand, shuttlecock, points, score, net play, tactics, underarm, overarm, position, ready, smash shot, overhead, singles, doubles, offensive, attacking, defending, rally, drop shot.

 

Badminton racquets, nets, sponge balls, tennis balls, cones, hoops, bench, throw down markers.

 

  • Play competitively against others and work together with others in gameplay.
  • Work hard to challenge self to improve consistency of shots including newly learnt shots.
  • Implement basic tactics in gameplay and score games using appropriate scoring system.

 

Literacy: Describe why rules were or were not adhered to in games as an umpire.

Numeracy: Use full badminton doubles scoring system to score points and keep track of points in a game.

 

The aim of the game is to play with a partner to score points and defend points against opposition players. Players need to work together to score points by hitting the shuttle over to the opposition’s side and them not being able to return. The shuttle can only be hit by one player before it is returned over the net.

Development:  Play 2 v 1

Challenge: Extend the playing area

 

 

    Knowledge Organiser

    Prior Learning
  • Use different types of serves in-game and new shots learnt in games.
  • Play with others to score and defend points in competitive games.
  • Move confidently around the playing area using footwork techniques.
  • Develop further ways of playing with others cooperatively and in competition.
    Unit Focus
  • Develop a wider range of shots including drop and smash.
  • Begin to use more sophisticated tactics such as net play, and offensive and defensive positioning.
  • Begin to select appropriate tactics during games.
  • Play with fluency with a partner in doubles scenarios.

 

    Vocabulary

Hit, return, court, forehand, backhand, shuttlecock, points, score, net play, tactics, underarm, overarm, position, ready, smash shot, overhead, singles, doubles, offensive, attacking, defending, rally, drop shot.

 

    Equipment

Badminton racquets, nets, sponge balls, tennis balls, cones, hoops, bench, throw down markers.

 

    National Curriculum Focus
  • Play competitively against others and work together with others in gameplay.
  • Work hard to challenge self to improve consistency of shots including newly learnt shots.
  • Implement basic tactics in gameplay and score games using appropriate scoring system.

 

    Cross Curricular Links

Literacy: Describe why rules were or were not adhered to in games as an umpire.

Numeracy: Use full badminton doubles scoring system to score points and keep track of points in a game.

 

    Assessment for Learning

The aim of the game is to play with a partner to score points and defend points against opposition players. Players need to work together to score points by hitting the shuttle over to the opposition’s side and them not being able to return. The shuttle can only be hit by one player before it is returned over the net.

Development:  Play 2 v 1

Challenge: Extend the playing area

 

 

Lesson Overview

Lesson 1

  1. Play in a doubles game to score points against opposition.
  2. Demonstrate a range of shots in doubles scenario.
  3. Defend points against opposition using teamwork skills.

Skill Development: Introducing the smash.

Activity: Assessment for Learning Task.

 

Lesson 2

  1. Serve using doubles boundaries and service line.
  2. Getting into position to perform the smash.
  3. Attempt a smash shot in a doubles game situation.

Skill Development: Choose where and when to smash.

Activity: Badminton bingo.

 

Lesson 3

  1. Introduce the drop shot
  2. Demonstrate a drop shot in isolated situations
  3. Deceive your opponent to win a point using a drop shot

Skill Development: Drop Shot.

Activity: Drop shot and recover drill.

Lesson 4

  1. React quickly to play shots at the net.
  2. Play in a game using net play when appropriate.
  3. Score a doubles game with confidence.

Skill Development: Net Play.

Activity: Replay Assessment for Learning applying all new rules learnt.

 

Lesson 5

  1. Play using offensive court position for doubles.
  2. Work in harmony with your partner to attack.
  3. Use attacking principles to exploit the opponents’ weakness.

Skill development: Offensive court positioning.

Activity: Offensive positioning game.

Lesson 6

  1. Umpire a game of badminton.
  2. Compete and identify ways you can improve your play.
  3. Defend in formation.

Skill Development: Defending formations.

Activity: Competition, umpiring own games.

 

Downloadable Resources

Badminton Doubles Defensive Positioning

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Badminton Doubles Rules

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Badminton Smash Sequence

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Y6 Badminton Bingo

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Y6 Badminton Improvement Worksheet

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Year 6 Badminton KO

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Videos

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Badminton – Drop Shot

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Badminton – Smash

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Badminton – Net Play

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Badminton – Reach & Recover

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Badminton – Reaction Time

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Badminton – Offensive Positioning

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Badminton – Backhand Return

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Badminton – Forehand Backhand Returns

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Badminton – Overhead Clear

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Badminton – Range of Serves

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Badminton – Ready Position

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Badminton – Returning to the middle of the court

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Badminton – Self Feed

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Badminton – Self Feed From Racquet

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Badminton -Forehand Serve

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