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46. A tennis ball in badminton!

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!

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42. My first ever badminton tournament!

So as you know on Friday evening I participated in my first ever badminton tournament! I was so excited that I booked a half day off work, so that I could come home and have a nap before going. I'm so glad I did this because I hardly slept the night before!  I don't know… Continue reading 42. My first ever badminton tournament!

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36. Training Update

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

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34. Lunch time pondering

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

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33. Friday club, reflexes and cheeky magnums!

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!