Last night I went to my old Tuesday badminton coaching session...after 6/7 weeks. I wasn't too worried as I used to go all the time and even though it could be challenging, it was never hard work. Last night, very few people came so the coach focussed his full attention on 3 of us...that coupled… Continue reading 58. The day badminton training destroyed me
So the month of Ramadan (fasting) is well underway. 26 days down, 4 to go, but who is counting? It is a very special month for us as it really does bring the family together and makes you appreciate what you have. My badminton diet is not going so well because in the evenings when we open our… Continue reading 57. Ramadan and badminton
So sorry this post is mega late - I was supposed to post this a week ago but time has just got away from me. My husband's uncle passed away a couple of weeks ago and life has been hectic ever since. Culturally we have a mourning period and lots of people have been coming… Continue reading 56. Legs, bums and tums!
So my husband scored us some tickets to the first half of the Yonex badminton championships - semi finals in Birmingham this Saturday. I had been to the venue before to see The Weeknd perform, but it was completely different for a sporting event! I had no idea what to expect but, was super excited as… Continue reading 55. Yonex Badminton Open 2018 – semi finals!!
My last two sessions of badminton have been really good. Like seriously good. This really makes up for my time out and other times when I have felt like I am not improving. On the Friday before last I had a mixed level of games. My warm up was with a beginner so a bit… Continue reading 54. Badminton High
Last week I played very little badminton hence no update. I played on Monday but then wasn't feeling up to it for the rest of the week. My energy was at an all time low, I didn't feel well enough on Monday either but the fighter in me just carried on. And what was up… Continue reading 53. I could not play badminton last week…period, but bring on this week!
So in 2018, our group coach has come back from holiday and our training seems to be better than ever! The sessions are more intense and I feel like I am getting so much more out of them. Yay! Our warm up this year is very different too. We run on the spot on just… Continue reading 52. Feeling a bit like Ussain Bolt at group coaching!