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
It's lunch time at work and other than thinking about what to eat for lunch, I am thinking about playing badminton this evening. Typical things that cross my mind before a no strings session: Who else will be there? Do I have a pair of clean ankle socks to wear? I think I washed a… Continue reading 34. Lunch time pondering
On Tuesday evening I went to group coaching. As I'd missed it last week I wanted to make the most of it this week! We started off by practicing our serve. The coach marked out a little box on the court which we had to aim for. The girl opposite me on the court was… Continue reading 32. Training update