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’
Friday was the most stressful day I've had in a while! Everyone in my office wanted help with something or another and while I love helping people, I couldn't even pee without being asked a question! When 5pm rolled around, I literally ran for the weekend! I love my job, but it had been a… Continue reading 33. Friday club, reflexes and cheeky magnums!
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
Just as things seemed to be falling apart on Friday, last night they seemed to be coming together. I guess I am quite hard on myself because I know I have so much to improve on! I went to the no strings session last night and really enjoyed it. My energy levels were much better… Continue reading 30. Monday no strings badminton!