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!
In June 2017 I started playing badminton and I haven't looked back since! I have loved learning to play and am looking forward to learning more in 2018! I have challenged my husband to a singles game in October 2018, ermm should have thought that through! So that will be something to look forward to!… Continue reading 51. Thank you 2017 – The year I started playing badminton!
Since I have started playing badminton I have definitely noticed a pecking order within the various groups I play with and I've also noticed this within other groups who play together too. In badminton there is always someone who plays better than you hence the pecking order. When my sister in law and I started… Continue reading 50. Badminton pecking order – its the circle of life!
Oh my goodness I am approaching 50 posts. How on earth did that happen?! So exciting! I wrote this piece last Tuesday would you believe it, and have not had a chance to publish it! So I'll update it slightly so it makes sense! So we had heavy snow Sunday before last - so much… Continue reading 49. Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow! Let’s still play badminton though!
At Friday club last week, my husband taught me a valuable lesson at the net. I played against him and he wanted me to step to his net drops, hitting them down rather than straight back to him. He did this relentlessly! I missed most of them frustratingly and when I did finally start stepping… Continue reading 48. Badminton update
So I have had my shorter hair for just over a month now and to be honest, I am loving it! It is so easy to look after and maintain. It looks and feels a lot healthier. Although, I can't say I don't miss my long locks sometimes, of course I do and I look… Continue reading 47. Hair and badminton diet update!
The split step is something that has been mentioned to me on various occasions, but I have never really understood it. If asked to do it I would jump on the spot before heading in the direction of the shuttlecock. This seemed like a huge waste of time and energy to me. Turns out, I… Continue reading 46. A tennis ball in badminton!