Badminton infographic: power differences between men and women
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Badminton infographic: power differences between men and women

An article published by Dutch Badminton described the dilemma of training girls the same way as boys. It argues for specific training that takes into account the fact that women have less power in the legs in addition to less upper body strength. It points out women will receive from a more neutral start position and will take more steps to get to the shuttle as a … Continue reading

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Review of the 2016 Australian Badminton Open

Danish singles specialist Hans-Kristian Vittinghus claimed his first Superseries title and proved his position amongst the world’s top singles players. Despite not qualifying for a place at the Rio Olympics, his experience and fierce determination helped Denmark establish its domination over rivals China, South Korea and Japan at this year’s Thomas Cup. India’s top female shuttler Saina Nehwal showed new innovations in her game repertoire  … Continue reading

Doubles Communication (Part 1)
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Doubles Communication (Part 1)

Communication is an essential part of a successful doubles partnership, yet is often overlooked when deciding who to pair for doubles. This guide outlines communication strategies that will help you become a more effective team. Speak openly Communication is necessary for any serious team, so discuss your goals and strategy – both as a team and individually — early on. You and … Continue reading

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Doubles Communication (Part 2)

Good communication throughout the match can help sustain a partnership through even the most difficult match. Even if it’s just a high five, body language speaks volumes about on-court partnerships. Control of your body language requires mental toughness. Even if you’re upset, frustrated or bored, you want to have the positive belief than you are strong and you can win. … Continue reading