The Problem With Western Countries In Badminton

A lot of people have always wondered why Asian countries are so dominant and why western countries, mainly the United States, United Kingdom, and Canada can’t compete with the likes of China at the highest level. There are a few factors in why Western countries generally don’t perform that well which I will talk about …

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Viktor Axelsen Badminton – A Player Study

Viktor Axelsen, the 2017 World Champion from Denmark, has many strengths that push him to the top but as well as weaknesses that are preventing him from consistently winning tournaments. Let’s analyze Viktor Axelsen’s badminton and see how his game can help us. Player Specifications As of January 26, 2019, Date of Birth: January 4, …

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Badminton Mind Games – Beat Your Opponent Psychologically

It was once said that badminton is just an intense physical version of chess. And this is entirely true! If you know what your opponent is going to do, your life is going to be so much easier. Yet if your opponent knows what you’re going to do, you’ll undoubtedly have a hard time.  What …

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Badminton Training Regime #1

Sometimes when we are trying to get better at anything, we would go buy a particular program or ask for a coach. While this may be one of the most effective ways to get good at something, it can often be very costly and inflexible. I’ve been going through this problem all the time. My …

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Chen Long Badminton – A Player Study

One of my all-time favorite players, Chen Long, is a very unique player compared to the rest of the top. There is almost no player with the same playstyle as him playing at the professional level. As the 2016 Rio Olympics Gold Medalist, Chen Long shows off a different set of skills that pushes him …

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Badminton Tips and Tricks #3 – Doubles Tactics, Communication, Rotation

Fu Hai Feng and Cai Yun vs Carsten Mogensen and Mathias Boe Beijing 2008

In badminton, doubles is the fastest paced sport. It has so many different aspects that it could potentially even be considered as a different game than badminton singles! In this article, I will show you multiple tips and tricks for playing doubles as well as mixed doubles. Doubles Attacking Tactics Attacking in doubles is intense. …

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Badminton Tips and Tricks #2 – Singles Tactics

Defensive badminton shot at the back

Hi everybody and welcome to badminton tips and tricks #2. In this edition, we will be talking about some tactics you can use for both men’s and women’s singles to win your games. Most of the time, singles is the most strategic type of badminton. Once you reach advanced or higher level badminton, games will …

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Badminton Tips and Tricks #1 – Some Footwork Tips and …Bonus!

Alright, badminton tips and tricks number 1. I’ll be doing lots of these tips and tricks in the future so if you like them, definitely give it a shout out! The first few tips in today’s article will be mostly based on footwork as well as how and what to generally practice. These two things …

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Lin Dan Badminton – A Player Study

Lin Dan, one of the, if not the greatest badminton player of all time. Although he may have been falling out recently and not winning as much, his past achievements have surpassed every singles badminton player in history. The two-time Olympic champion and 5-time world champion definitely has some tricks and tips up his sleeve. …

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Lee Chong Wei Diagnosed With Nose Cancer

  The Malaysian badminton star Lee Chong Wei has been diagnosed with nose cancer. After pulling out of the 2018 World Championships and the 2018 Asian Championships due to lung issues, it has been recently revealed that Lee Chong Wei has cancer. Where Is He Now? Currently the three-time Olympic silver medalist is undergoing treatment …

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