Tag: Badminton Mindset

Is badminton mindset equals tactics?

Hanebado-badminton-mindset

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”

What athletes need to say about recovery

dotsiebaushplantbasedathlete

I have seen recently an informative documentary about how a predominantly plant-based diet can help you to reach your athletic performance and I realized I have seen this message before. In the first video below you can find a guy who is mad at… Continue Reading “What athletes need to say about recovery”

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”

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

Anatomy - glands - badminton

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Instead of statements, ask questions

hanebado - famous badminton manga

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”

Be the very best individual you can be on a match night

Alfian Ardianto Badminton Athletes

When it is a match or a game night I am no longer worrying as I did before. I know what I can do if it goes well, I know what is the most important now to me (Health over all, I`m a father… Continue Reading “Be the very best individual you can be on a match night”

I don`t walk onto the badminton court I stride

Tony Gunawan Badminton Legend / credit/removal - shuttlers.com

“I don’t walk onto the pitch I stride… I stride because I know that from the moment I step foot on the grass I have to manage myself…I have to take control of myself…I have to own my thoughts and feelings. By doing so… Continue Reading “I don`t walk onto the badminton court I stride”

Remember, put mindset first in badminton

Mindset of badminton

“Remember, the key is to help a player, a competitor, put mindset first. Not second, not third…but first! This is because it’s mindset that will be the most susceptible under the pressure on matchday. The brain and nervous system will fail first before the… Continue Reading “Remember, put mindset first in badminton”

How being aggressive can work on the court

Caro Marin Badminton Athelete

The above post is written by Dan Abrahams. Further information available at https://danabrahams.com/ Badminton can be an emotional rollercoaster. Players often are yelling/shouting as a form of celebration and also when they are putting effort into smashes. These can release stress, anger or anxiety and it… Continue Reading “How being aggressive can work on the court”

It starts when she puts her shoes on

wang shixian badminton athlete

“It starts as she puts her boots on…before she sets foot on the pitch. It has to! It has to start early so she can build momentum…a momentum of mindset and a brain ready for problem solving. A focus attuned to flexibility. Flexible because… Continue Reading “It starts when she puts her shoes on”

Is it the biggest killer of performance?

Lin Dan - Badminton athlete in a mood

“Perhaps the biggest killer of performance? Mood! “I’m not feeling it today…” “I feel a little flat…” “I feel lethargic…” In my humble opinion, mood is one of the biggest killers of performance. The biggest? I don’t know. But I know it’s one of… Continue Reading “Is it the biggest killer of performance?”

Provide space for negative thoughts and feelings

Mental preparedness can win over doubts

“It’s not a necessity to motivate players…it’s a necessity to help players motivate themselves (and each other!) Read that line. Have a think about it. A slight twist on the ordinary? A slightly different view of motivation? In my opinion a modern day motivational… Continue Reading “Provide space for negative thoughts and feelings”

Badminton players learn to control the shuttle, but…

Master and Padawan

“Footballers learn to control the ball but they don’t necessarily learn to negotiate with themselves… Golfers learn to strike a ball but they don’t necessarily learn to negotiate with themselves… Tennis players learn to get across the court quickly but they don’t necessarily learn… Continue Reading “Badminton players learn to control the shuttle, but…”

The third eye of a coach

Badminton coach gives advice to its player

“You don’t know this but I saw you… …I saw you take some quiet time to yourself before the game. What were you doing? Were you picturing your Game Face like we discussed? Were you picturing the personality you wanted to be, the attitude… Continue Reading “The third eye of a coach”

Tell me about you at your best

Badminton players on court

“Tell me about you at your best” “I score goals” “No…tell me about you at your best” “What do you mean?” “Tell me in detail about what you’re doing when you’re playing your best…the specific actions…the specific behaviours” “I’m making runs and finding space…I’m… Continue Reading “Tell me about you at your best”

You have to create a memorable silhouette for the character you are going to play

Tom Hardy for mental development

“Tom, when you play the prince or the king, I want to see a king walk onstage before you even open your mouth. What does that look like?” This was what a teacher told Tom Hardy at school. He told him he needed to… Continue Reading “You have to create a memorable silhouette for the character you are going to play”

I play my best when I don’t think

Iskandar Zulkarnian Zainuddin Badminton Athlete

“Players often say “I play my best when I don’t think” They don’t understand! They don’t understand that they’re not thinking of nothing. When you quiz this notion of nothingness…when you tease them into thinking about their thinking, they actually have thought. They have… Continue Reading “I play my best when I don’t think”

How a legend thinks about its beloved sport

Diego Maradona

“This is probably my favourite football picture… It epitomises The Man in the Arena…a famous section of Roosevelt’s speech: “It’s not the critic that counts, not the one who points out how the strong man stumbled…the credit belongs to the man IN the arena.”… Continue Reading “How a legend thinks about its beloved sport”

How can I practice the mental side of the game?

Chocolate for badminton

“I’m often asked by a sports competitor “How can I practice the mental side of the game?” My response is simple and I hope a little eye opening. The psychology of sport is continuous. It never stops. It happens every second you play and… Continue Reading “How can I practice the mental side of the game?”

How to grasp a sport mind

Sport Brain for Badminton related article

“A hypothesis: Our brain evolved to help us solve problems in order to survive in an unstable, outdoor environment, and to do so in nearly constant motion (thanks John Medina!) So what does this mean for sport? Here’s some more hypotheses stemming from the… Continue Reading “How to grasp a sport mind”