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Smash Defense
November 4, 2016
9:44 pm
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How do I increase the height and depth of my lifts on smash defense? Against hard hitters, my lifts end up at the height that everyone likes to smash at and are often not deep enough.

Not looking for advice on how to drive/block a smash.


December 14, 2016
1:07 pm
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Difficult to say without seeing you play. Check if you are stretching too much to reach the shuttle. The moment you lift, that is most probably be returned as a smash unless it is at an angle that the attacker will find hard to prepare for a follow up hit.

I’m assuming that you are playing doubles.

December 14, 2016
1:51 pm
Paul Stewart
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I agree with Greg. Unless I see you hitting the shot, it is almost impossible to understand how to improve your smash return.

This is why I developed the online coaching club. The program provides players with the opportunity to advance through interaction via video, Facebook and Skype.


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