Corey's Coaching Corner (CCC)

Corey Hum is a very popular coach and a very high level player.  Corey is currently the Ottawa District 2013 Double's Champion - capable of teaching the advanced classes with modern techniques and competitive play.  His popularity is a result of incredible passion to teach and well organized teaching plans.  The high return rate of students speaks for itself.  Read more about the class requirements below:

Beginner Class 1

Requirements

  • Brand new to badminton
  • No experience

Focus

  • The beginner class 1 is open to anyone who has never had any previous badminton training from another club
  • It focuses on teaching all basic aspects of badminton

Curriculum

  • Grip

    • Forehand
    • Backhand
  • Footwork

    • Front Court movement to net
    • Back Corner movement to back corners
    • Ready position
    • Movement from front of net to back to net
    • Recovery
  • Shots

    • Net Shot
    • Net Kill
    • Front court lift
    • Clear Straight
    • Smash
    • Straight Drop
    • Serving


  • Rules/Strategy

    • Rules of Singles, Doubles
    • Match Etiquette
    • Basic Positioning

Beginner Class 2

Requirements

  • Must pass Beginner 1 class

Focus of Beginner 2 class

Students in the beginner 2 class will focus on practicing and mastering all basic footwork, techniques, and shots taught in the beginner 1 class

Curriculum

  • Grip

    • Being able to switch in between forehand and backhand grip with ease and efficiency during practice
  • Footwork

    • Work on perfecting proper footwork to all corners taught in beginner one
  • Shots

    • Perfecting Shots taught in beginner 1


Intermediate 1

Requirements

  • Must pass beginner 1, 2

Focus

  • Introductory to intermediate shots, techniques and footwork

Curriculum

  • Shots

    • Half Smash
    • Cross Court Clear
    • Slice Drop
    • Mid Court Intercept
    • Brush
  • Footwork

    • Side to Side defense
    • Scissor kick
    • Split Step
  • Rules/Strategy

    • Movement on Court
    • Anticipation
    • General Opponent weaknesses

Advanced:

Requirements

  • Must pass all previous
  • Must be Approved by coach

Focus

  • Mastering and perfecting all shots taught in previous classes

Curriculum

  • Shots

    • Spinning net shot
    • Cross Court smash
    • Reverse slice
  • Footwork

    • Advanced footwork to back corners
    • Speed/ Stamina training
    • Split Step anticipation
  • Rules/ Strategy

  • Doubles Rotation
  • Reading the game
  • Shot Selection


Adult Intermediate 

Requirements

  • Open to all adults

Focus

  • Grip
  • Breaking all bad habits
  • Fixing improper technique
  • Fixing improper footwork
  • Practicing all basic shots

Curriculum

  • Shots

    • Clear
    • Drop
    • Smash
    • Lift
    • Net Shot
    • Net Kill
    • Drive


  • Footwork

  • Basic movement to front of court
  • Movement to back of court
  • Side to side


  • Rules/Strategy

    • Defensive positioning doubles
    • Doubles Rotation
    • Shot selection
    • General Weaknesses