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Who is Gronya Somerville?

by Jeffrey Tho May 06, 2020 1 min read

Gronya Somerville.

She doesn't need any formal introductions because she's one of the most popular and well-known badminton players in the world. She has been interviewed on many different platforms and has had the opportunity to share her story. But not like this...

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Ex-State Player vs. Ex-National Player: What's the difference?

Ex-State Player vs. Ex-National Player: What's the difference?

by Henry Wong April 29, 2020 3 min read

A few months ago, Jeff and I had the opportunity to spend some time at one of our official partner's stadium, Unique Badminton Centre.

How many points did you think I managed to take off Jeff in singles?
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How To Scale The Ladder In The Corporate World

How To Scale The Ladder In The Corporate World

by Jeffrey Tho April 22, 2020 1 min read

In Episode 11 of The Badminton Podcast, we focus on career. More specifically, a career in on of the BIG 4 Accounting Firms in the world. 
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Thoughts on The Yonex Nanoflare 700 (4U) - Racquet Review

by Henry Wong April 15, 2020 3 min read 10 Comments

Today, we'd like to share with you our thoughts on the Yonex Nanoflare 700. 

We were given the opportunity to test this racquet out in early December 2019 in collaboration with Badminton Click in Melbourne, Australia. It officially dropped on March 1st last year (2019). 

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The Way To Rapidly Hit Your Goals

The Way To Rapidly Hit Your Goals

by Jeffrey Tho April 08, 2020 2 min read

A lot of people know about goal setting. And many of them "practice" it. 

It usually comes at the end of December each year where they set their New Years Resolutions. They vow to lose weight, eat better, do more exercise, read more, save more, start their own business, work hard to get the promotion, spend more time with their loves ones. And the list goes on.

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Footwork Goals

by Jeffrey Tho April 01, 2020 6 min read

In the previous blog post "One thing that can take your game to the next level", we discussed the importance of footwork and how it can have a ripple effect on improving your whole game, while somewhat masking any weaknesses you have.
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How Strength Training Can Prevent Badminton Injuries

by Jeffrey Tho March 25, 2020 2 min read

Badminton is quite an unforgiving sport for the body. There's lots of jumping, leaping and bounding, plus a lot of stop-start movements which are heavy on the joints and muscles. Sprains, slips, strains and tears are all common badminton injuries. And there's the fact that it is one-side dominant.
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One thing that can take your game to the next level

by Jeffrey Tho March 18, 2020 3 min read

In this blog post, I'd like to discuss something that, in my opinion, is supremely important in badminton. Something that, if you improve this one thing, it will have a ripple effect on so many other parts of your game and inherently improve them also.
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Is Your Career The One That's Right For You?

Is Your Career The One That's Right For You?

by Jeffrey Tho March 11, 2020 2 min read

Your career.

Something that you've probably spent a lot of your childhood, teenage and adult lives thinking about it. It's what you're judged on, who you're identified as and what provides you with the money to live. It's what you do for many hours per day, many days per week, many weeks per year and many years in your life.

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Getting Over What Looks Like Failure

by Jeffrey Tho March 04, 2020 5 min read

For this blog article, I’d like to speak openly and honestly about what I feel to be thebiggest challenge for me, during our startup journey. 
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How To Live Your Passion

How To Live Your Passion

by Jeffrey Tho February 26, 2020 2 min read

A couple of months ago, Henry & I had a really long chat about life purpose, direction and how one could find and live their so-called 'passion'. We started off pretty broadly and it was a relaxed conversation. But it get very deep and serious very soon after!
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Thoughts on The Yonex Astrox 99 (4U) - Racquet Review

Thoughts on The Yonex Astrox 99 (4U) - Racquet Review

by Henry Wong February 19, 2020 3 min read 2 Comments

A few months ago, I reviewed the 4U version of the Nanoflare 800 in response to chatting to badminton players about what they would like to see more of in the badminton world. So here I am again, presenting you a review on the Yonex Astrox 99 (3UG5) with my co-founder Jeff. 
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