A Badminton Stringers Tale from All England Badminton Championships 2014 – Part2

– Posted in: Badminton Articles

In my tale so far we've travelled to Birmingham, set up base camp, scratched our heads over our missing and re-appearing sign without stringing too many badminton rackets. I left Birmingham on Tuesday afternoon for an evening engagement. Whilst at home I received a text from Mark enquiring whether some of the Chinese Taipei players […] Read More

Victor Thruster K9000 Badminton Racquet Review

– Posted in: Badminton Racket Written Reviews, Victor Badminton Rackets, Victor Thruster
Victor Thruster K 9000 Badminton Racket

Background Victor Europe have recently launched their new catalogue, timed for release with German Open and All England tournaments. There’s a number of new badminton rackets available this year including the eagerly awaited Thruster 9000. As usual, most Victor rackets are launched in Asia first, with a select few heading for Europe, rather than the […] Read More

A Badminton Stringers Tale from All England Badminton Championships 2014 – Part1

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Victor Stringing All Englands 2014

It's Monday, 3rd March and the car is packed ready to begin my stringing week at All Englands. I'm excited and yet tired having returned from another successful residential badminton weekend the previous night. However, I new adventure was about to begin... The first stop is a 30 minute trip in the opposite direction to […] Read More

My Top 3 Badminton Feather Shuttlecock Discoveries of 2013

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Testing Badminton Feather Shuttlecocks

In June 2009 I wrote an article on shuttles, discussing brands and some of the frustrations badminton players experience with shuttles. I’ve also written articles on shuttles testing and shuttle speeds, even recording a video to demonstrate how to test the speed of a shuttle. (click on words in bold to open up previous article […] Read More

Yonex Nanoray Z Speed Badminton Racquet Review

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The big news from Yonex in 2013 is the launch of the much-awaited Nanoray Z Speed. Official video from Yonex quotes a new world record smash speed of 493km/h, exceeding the previous “record” set by Arcsaber Z Slash. This will surely tempt many players with the promise of delivering a powerhouse smash but is this […] Read More