Badminton Tactics: Partnering A Weaker Badminton Player

2019-05-20T12:14:37+01:00By |Categories: Badminton Articles, Badminton Strategy & Tactics, Coaching Corner|

Watching a number of pairings recently, it was interesting to see the tactics played in the games and how predictable they became. Many of the games saw a complete mismatch of players. On one side there was a strong [...]

Badminton Tactics: Attacking Formations In Doubles

2019-05-14T07:48:01+01:00By |Categories: Badminton Articles, Badminton Basic Skills, Badminton Coaching Videos, Badminton Strategy & Tactics, Coaching Corner|Tags: , , , |

Doubles is an extremely fast game in badminton. The game requires competent skills, a great serve and excellent positioning. Watching intermediate standard badminton highlights the lack of understanding in doubles positioning at this level. In many cases, this is [...]

Victor Hypernano X800 Control Badminton Racket Review

2017-08-02T21:22:12+01:00By |Categories: Badminton Articles, Badminton Equipment, Badminton Racket Written Reviews, Coaching Corner, Victor Badminton Rackets|Tags: , , , , |

Background The Hypernano 800 badminton racket was introduced in 2015. The range has continued to grow and there are more players using this range now as availability increases. In 2016 Victor introduced the Hypernano X800 Limited Edition which consisted [...]

How To Change Badminton Grip – The Master Skill

2017-05-22T19:02:04+01:00By |Categories: Badminton Articles, Badminton Basic Skills, Badminton Coaching Videos, Coaching Corner|Tags: , , , , , |

I believe that one of the most overlooked skills in badminton is changing grip. If you are a player wishing to improve your skills, it is essential that you master grip changing. To me, it is THE master skill [...]

A Stringers Tale From All England Badminton Championships 2017 – Part 3

2017-05-05T09:07:04+01:00By |Categories: Badminton Articles, Badminton Stringing, Coaching Corner|Tags: , , |

Friday is quarter finals day. It’s been a busy week and this day is no exception. We are now catching up on sleep so it’s a late morning although we’re still stringing at 9am. I have a few rackets [...]

Yonex Voltric 7 DG Badminton Racket Review

2017-06-27T12:11:16+01:00By |Categories: Badminton Articles, Badminton Equipment, Badminton Racket Written Reviews, Coaching Corner, Yonex Voltric|Tags: , , , |

Background The Yonex Voltric 7DG badminton racket is one of three frames in the DG series, namely VT1 DG, VT7 DG and VT10 DG. These are considered mid-range rackets. If you have read my Voltric 10DG review, you will [...]

Are You Talking Yourself Into A Poor Performance On Court? – Part 2

2018-02-12T12:56:33+01:00By |Categories: Badminton Articles, Badminton Fitness & Nutrition, Coaching Corner, Fitness|Tags: , , , , , |

In Part 1 you discovered the various components of performance which are conditioning, skill, nutrition and psychology. I challenged the belief that a third party can motivate you and explained that, in general, nobody can motivate you except yourself, [...]

Are You Talking Yourself Into A Poor Performance On Court? – Part 1

2017-02-16T17:39:41+01:00By |Categories: Badminton Articles, Badminton Fitness & Nutrition, Coaching Corner, Fitness|Tags: , , , , |

I have the privilege of watching a lot of badminton players in training. The players are eager to train, completing good warm ups and knock ups, ready for the lesson of the day. Throughout the training session, it’s easy [...]