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51. Thank you 2017 – The year I started playing badminton!

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!

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48. Badminton update

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

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29. Decathlon love!

In my last post you'll recall that my favourite pairs of leggings to play badminton in were in the wash, so I had to wear something else. This in turn meant that I wasn't as comfortable and secure as I like to be while playing, which was distracting. Also, I like playing badminton in oversized… Continue reading 29. Decathlon love!

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21. My first badminton racket – Yonex Arc Saber FD

Taking up a sport like badminton means I need a whole host of items to facilitate it, which I never needed before. Cue my badminton wishlist! As you can see from one of my previous posts - 18. My babolat beauties¬† I needed specific shoes which I waited a couple of months to buy. So… Continue reading 21. My first badminton racket – Yonex Arc Saber FD

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18. My babolat beauties

So for my first couple of months of playing badminton I played in my normal trainers (sneakers). They are a pair of lovely, soft, flexible trainers which I wear for normal gym sessions. ¬†Not too snug and not too loose. Pretty soon though my husband started telling me that I can't wear them to badminton… Continue reading 18. My babolat beauties