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13. Vertically Challenged

I don't know if you realised from the picture in my previous post, but I am tiny. In that picture my face is pressed up against the net, so that should give you a pretty good indication of my height. Pretty darn small, but so is a shuttlecock and we all know how powerful that… Continue reading 13. Vertically Challenged

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12. Sunday training

Happy Sunday guys! I have just had a training session with my husband at the leisure centre. He booked a court and offered me one hour of drills. I jumped at the opportunity because he is a much better badminton player than me and I want to take in all the tips I can! First… Continue reading 12. Sunday training

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10. Come on, you know what you need to do!

So I found myself at the Wednesday badminton session yesterday evening. I have noticed that it takes me a little while to warm up and get into the groove of badminton. My first game is never my best one but once I am a bit warmer, things just click into place. I really wanted to… Continue reading 10. Come on, you know what you need to do!

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9. Coach says lift your arm, coach says flick your wrist…

Yesterday evening I went to my second group coaching session. The badminton diet was worse than usual because I had 10 minutes to have a snack before going and there was no bread at home, so I ended up having 2 croissants with strawberry jam rather than toast with kidney bean curry. My bad, but… Continue reading 9. Coach says lift your arm, coach says flick your wrist…

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7. Hair vs badminton

As you can see in the picture,  I have long, thick and curly hair which is a treat to manage during and after a workout. Since I've started playing badminton I've been battling my hair to try and keep it in good condition! My first obstacle was deciding what to do with my hair while… Continue reading 7. Hair vs badminton