Category: Badminton Beginner

Is badminton mindset equals tactics?

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I have created a poll on Reddit to see what people think about mindset in badminton. Please take part in the survey and leave your vote here: https://www.reddit.com/r/badminton/comments/j9tmkj/is_mindset_tactics/ Sign up for new posts or follow us on Facebook. Click here! #badminton #badmintonmindset #badmintonparents #badmintonface #sbnblog… Continue Reading “Is badminton mindset equals tactics?”

Why you feel right after hit that your shot will be wrong or right

NitchaonJindapolBadmintonAthlete

When I first met this sensation long before this article on Science alert, I did not understand it. It confused me really. How is that possible that I made a shot, the shuttle just left my racket and I knew it will be out… Continue Reading “Why you feel right after hit that your shot will be wrong or right”

Having a relationship within a pair

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I think this is a topic we must take the courage to talk about. This can sensitively affect players’ lives but if we keep silent, even worse affections can happen in young people`s lives without any kind of narrative or control to direct them… Continue Reading “Having a relationship within a pair”

Support our teachers

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I found an inspiring content on LinkedIn which describes the difficulties of teachers these days. I hope they can all get into a position soon which will be less challenging on the virus and more challenging on fixing the climate. Find the original post… Continue Reading “Support our teachers”

Shuttle time!

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I thought I need to start creating content for the future collaborations with teachers in South Warrington. There is an international initiative called “Shuttle time” which aim to “Giving every child the chance to play for life”. In 2012 BWF launched Shuttle Time to the world.… Continue Reading “Shuttle time!”

An example of ACL tear – Carolina Marin

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Carolina Marin is an Olympic champion (2016 Rio), three-time World champion (2014, 2015 and 2018), four-time European champion and former World’s No. 1 in BWF rankings for women’s singles. She holds the World No. 1 title for a record number of 66 weeks. During… Continue Reading “An example of ACL tear – Carolina Marin”

It’s not like we are going to the Olympics, so there is no need to take this seriously

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“We” (parents) are not doing the sport. “He” or “she” is. And remember that 2 percent rate for NCAA scholarships? That statistic suddenly looks like a sure thing compared to the Olympics. So, you are correct, your child is not going to the Olympics.… Continue Reading “It’s not like we are going to the Olympics, so there is no need to take this seriously”

The central role of parents in youth sports

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“As coaches we need to recognise that the parents contribute a great deal and play an essential role. Without parental support, the opportunities afforded to kids to participate in youth sports become far more limited. In some cases participation is just not viable when… Continue Reading “The central role of parents in youth sports”

Layers of trust in doubles – My partner`s trust in me – part 5 of 7

Coach Frank plays Badminton

The end of the previous article: “I`m sure because we are all different, you would need other or more answers about your partner before a game. I would go with these and in the first 10 points, those answers will probably come and help to… Continue Reading “Layers of trust in doubles – My partner`s trust in me – part 5 of 7”

Our network supporting #thisgirlcan

Sunrise Badminton Network supports This Girl Can

This is an official announcement that Sunrise Badminton Network became a proud supporter of the successful This Girl Can campaign. We would like to encourage young girls to join us and take part in the courts. We believe that girls can achieve, fight and… Continue Reading “Our network supporting #thisgirlcan”

Oversimplifying learning of skill and the anger it could cause

Mia Blichfeldt badminton athelete

I was reading about a top women singles player on BWF`s blog and got a feeling that I want to talk about impatience on the court. The process of learning a movement or a quick reaction for a situation might be easy. For some… Continue Reading “Oversimplifying learning of skill and the anger it could cause”

How impatience made me patient

badminton player in an emotional valley

I found an interesting topic at my LinkedIn Feed where Dan talking about what costs we need to pay if we want to take an opportunity. I remember when I was on the journey to get closer to my physical best, I did not… Continue Reading “How impatience made me patient”

Remember to enjoy the training

A S Ginting Badminton Athlete

No biggie for today, just a quick one from one of the best player on the world right now, Anthony Sinisuka Ginting having fun time at the All England and gave some important advice every one of you should consider if you want a… Continue Reading “Remember to enjoy the training”

Layers of trust in doubles – Describing mutual trust – part 3 of 7

Badminton athletes for life

The end of the previous article: “If you continue using the currently failing layer, it may create an avalanche of unnecessary risk-taking and loads of bad decisions where you will lose your precious focus on the game and the most important thing makes you strong.… Continue Reading “Layers of trust in doubles – Describing mutual trust – part 3 of 7”

Why you should enter a badminton competition?

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Guys, please listen carefully to this lady, I must say I totally agree with her. Enter into a competition when you can, try yourself even if you think you are not ready for it. Losing in front of a crowd is hard for first,… Continue Reading “Why you should enter a badminton competition?”

Badminton injuries and conditions

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Have you ever wondered when you felt a new type of pain somewhere in your body if it is serious or will it go away naturally? Have you had an agony when you felt you have a condition but not sure if it requires… Continue Reading “Badminton injuries and conditions”

The layers of trust in doubles – How layers build up – part 2 of 7 (reviewed)

Layers of trust in badminton - Sigit B.

The end of the previous article: “Let it happen. Accept your vulnerability and TRUST your partner`s abilities.“ So what layers am I talking about? When we talk about trust, we often thinking about it as a big, intangible cloud which we have or not… Continue Reading “The layers of trust in doubles – How layers build up – part 2 of 7 (reviewed)”

The layers of trust in doubles – Discovery – part 1 of 7 (reviewed)

Cai Fu Badminton Athletes at their best

On the other day, I was listening to a badminton podcasts where the participants have discussed that a good relationship is important in doubles between the players. I found that vague and I want to break it down to you to understand HOW you… Continue Reading “The layers of trust in doubles – Discovery – part 1 of 7 (reviewed)”

Bouncebackability

Chou Tien Chen Badminton Athlete

“We tend to forget how good we are when we are not successful, and it’s important that we mind, until now, that we have done very well.” Arsene Wenger Said Arsenal boss`s on a television interview to BBC a day before his team going… Continue Reading “Bouncebackability”

Strive to stay in Game Face

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Instead of statements, ask questions

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I remember my teenage career when I thought there are our Local tournaments and World Championships and nothing in-between. I`ve had lots of questions about the sport, the movements, my thoughts and feelings but have afraid to say them out loud. And there was… Continue Reading “Instead of statements, ask questions”

Golly, my kid wants to play badminton! 😱 What to buy now?!

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We, parents, are aware that our child could potentially try lots of sports which may require lots of different equipment before they found their favourite activity. This could be an expensive journey through the years and I would like to give you some advice… Continue Reading “Golly, my kid wants to play badminton! 😱 What to buy now?!”