Both authors' thorough knowledge and competitive experience in badminton make this text one of the most authoritative manuals on the sport.
Fundamentals of badminton strokes as well as rules, strategy and score keeping are included.
Edition/Copyright:99 Cover: Paperback Publisher:Hunter Textbooks, Inc. Year Published: 1999 International: No
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Song, C. Charlie : Texas Tech University
C. Charlie Song is an Assistant Professor at Texas Tech University and an avid amateur badminton player. He received his master's degree and doctorate from Texas A & M University and is also a graduate of Beijing University of Physical Education in China, Although he was a professional water polo player in China during the 1970s, badminton has always been his favorite sport. He taught badminton at Texas A & M, Xavier University and San Jose State University, before he enjoyed the faculty at Texas Tech. He worked for the badminton competitions during the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta and has a close relationship with the coaches and athletes of the Chinese National Badminton Team.
Li, Ming : Georgia Southern University
Ming Li is an Associate Professor at Georgia Southern University where he coordinates the undergraduate and graduate programs in sport management and teaches badminton. He received his bachelor's degree in education from Guangzhou Institute of Physical Culture in China, his master's degree in education from Hangzhou University in China, and his doctorate in education from University of Kansas. He has served as Member-at Large on the Executive Board of the North American Society for Sport Management, Chair of the Executive Committee of the Sport Management Council of the National Association for Sport and Physical Education, and Director of the Sport Management and Administration Commission of the International Council for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Sport and Dance.
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Badminton: Then and Now Benefits of Playing Badminton The Court and Equipment Rules of Play Basic Badminton Strokes Fundamentals in Badminton The Forehand Strokes The Backhand Strokes The Service and Reception The Net Plays Badminton Strategies Conditioning and Drills
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