Since I injured my foot last December, I have not worn my badminton shoes. It was definitely a psychological issue, I just was too scared to play in them. I have been playing on and off in my very soft, flexible merrells which I love, but they are not badminton shoes. Since my foot healed,… Continue reading 65. Back in Babolats!
Hi guys, so if the title didn't give it away I'll confirm it now - I AM BACK! I am playing badminton again and it feels so good!! I am sorry for my long absence. They say absence makes the heart grow fonder, so I certainly hope that is the case. Thank you so much… Continue reading 64. I’m back!!! MIND THE GAP!
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!
So when I first started playing badminton, I was told that a good serve would set the foundation for my games and would mean that I stood a chance when playing. I took this on board and was shown how to do a backhand low serve. I was told for my serve to be legal,… Continue reading 45. ‘The Server’
On Tuesday evening I had a really tough decision to make and I made the most unlikely one. I had to choose between Nando's and coaching. Anyone who knows me will tell you I love chicken in pitta bread with cheese *stares off into the distance.* Aah like really even though it's 9am in the… Continue reading 36. Training Update