Footwork Videos

Here we have compiled our favourite badminton footwork tutorials to help take your game to the next level. 

Ever noticed how top players seem to move so fluid and effortlessly around the court? That's because they have mastered specific footwork patterns - almost like dance steps - to the different areas on court. 

Take a look at the video clips below to start your journey towards better movement around a badminton court.

Basic Footwork Patterns 

Jonathan from Swift Badminton with a simple method to move to the 4 main areas of the court. 

Advanced Footwork Patterns

Former Indonesian international and US coach Kowi Chandra demonstrates the various advanced footwork patterns.

Thomas Laybourn's Top Footwork Tips

Some key considerations when practising and implementing footwork into your game.

The Split Step

The split step is the power push which allows you to change direction and get to the shuttle faster - as shown and explained by Rasmus from Badminton Family.

Scissor Jump/Kick 

Along with the 'split step' the scissor jump or kick is one of the key techniques used by players to get behind the shuttle and stay balanced in the recovery phase.