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Yonex Duora 7 Badminton Racket Video Review

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Following the success of the Duora 10 badminton racket,  Yonex has launched a more user-friendly frame with the Duora 7. This is a medium flex, even balance racket. It has the same two-sided frame design which is the biggest [...]

Yonex Voltric Z Force 2 versus Yonex Voltric Lin Dan Force Video Review

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Whilst I have done written reviews on both the Yonex Voltric Z Force 2 and Lin Dan Force badminton rackets, as I was fortunate enough to have both of them in my hands again at the same time this [...]

Badminton Level Doubles Rotation and Positioning – Q and A

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I recently received an email from one of my website readers asking me to help him with level doubles rotation and positioning. He specifically asked about whose responsibility it is for the 'next shot' in 3 different scenarios.  The [...]

Yonex Voltric Lin Dan Force Badminton Racket Review

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Background I feel like the kid entering the sweetshop. With 8 new frames recently delivered I’m really looking forward to my next set of badminton racket reviews. Of course, I have to begin with the big [...]

Badminton Return Of Serve – Where To Stand

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Here I discuss where a player stands on a badminton court to receive a serve, when playing doubles (mixed or level). Over the years I have studied players at all standards of play. Of course, professional players stand close to [...]

The Badminton Low Serve And Angles Of Response

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During one of my recent badminton coaching sessions, working on serve and return tactics, my student asked the question: 'When I serve, I am struggling to reach the reply played into the tramlines and I don't understand why - what [...]

Victor Jetspeed S 12 Badminton Racket Review

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Background The exciting news from Victor in 2016 was the launch of Jetspeed S 12 Badminton Racket. We first saw this racket without decals at the beginning of the year. The mystery racket fuelled speculation amongst Victor [...]

Bird 2 Plastic Badminton Shuttle Review

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I rarely test nylon or plastic shuttles as I always use feather shuttles. However, I am aware that many players either socially or in badminton clubs use plastic shuttles. There are so few reviews about these shuttles. I had the [...]