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Five Common Backhand Errors and What To Do About it

Five Common Backhand Errors and What To Do About it

by Henry Wong October 02, 2019 4 min read

Jeff and I have been spending some time providing some free coaching and tips at a popular badminton stadium in the Western suburbs of Melbourne, Altona North Badminton Center. 

We found that many of the players that wanted coaching or tips were after ways to improve their backhand.


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The Badminton Podcast

The Badminton Podcast

by Henry Wong September 25, 2019 2 min read

Today we're very excited to let you all know that we are releasing a podcast, The Badminton Podcast, which will be live at 6pm! What I'd like to do in this post is to let everyone know why we decided to start this podcast, what it's all about and how you can get involved too. 
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Sportsmanship on the Badminton Court

Sportsmanship on the Badminton Court

by Henry Wong September 18, 2019 2 min read

Looking back at my journey through badminton, I feel like there are some unspoken rules on court that I learnt mostly from observation. They might be simple and you may already know them but read on if you're not sure. Things have also changed as the years went by. To prevent you from embarrassment, here are three tips that will help you become a true sportsman/sportswoman of the game! 
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Thoughts on The New Yonex Nanoflare 800 (4U) - Racquet Review

Thoughts on The New Yonex Nanoflare 800 (4U) - Racquet Review

by Henry Wong September 11, 2019 4 min read 3 Comments

Last month, Jeff & I had the opportunity to test the new Yonex Nanoflare 800 before it launched. In this article, I share my thoughts on the racquet.
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The 2019 World Championships As A Coach: How Does It Differ From Being A Player?

by Jeffrey Tho September 04, 2019 5 min read

Just last month, I was lucky enough to attend the 2019 World Championships in Basel, Switzerland, as the team coach & manager for Australia. It was an amazing experience to say the very least, and in this piece, I’d like to outline the differences between attending the World Championships (and other major badminton tournaments) as an athlete compared to a coach.
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Three Quick Wins You Can Implement in Badminton Today

Three Quick Wins You Can Implement in Badminton Today

by Henry Wong August 28, 2019 3 min read

When I was first introduced to badminton in my mid-teens, I had been playing tennis for most of my life. Because of the low participation of badminton in South Australia, most of the badminton I learnt in the first couple of years was self taught. Hence, even these days I find myself constantly learning better ways to play the sport. 
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The Ageing Badminton Player: When You Can’t Do What You Once Could

by Jeffrey Tho August 21, 2019 4 min read

We all used to be younger in the past. And oh boy, when you look back, those days were great!
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Where Do You Play Badminton?

Where Do You Play Badminton?

by Henry Wong August 14, 2019 2 min read

We've talked about how to pick a racquet, strings and string tension but what happens when you've done all that? Well, one thing you can do is look for a place to play! 
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There Are So Many Strings Out There, Which One Do You Use?

There Are So Many Strings Out There, Which One Do You Use?

by Henry Wong August 07, 2019 3 min read

You have your racquet, you know what string tension you want but you haven't considered one very important factor yet, the strings!
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What’s The Deal With String Tension?

What’s The Deal With String Tension?

by Henry Wong July 31, 2019 3 min read 2 Comments

We all know that sunken feeling when you hear an abnormal pitch come from your racquet after a swing and half the badminton stadium turns to look at you (mostly with empathy). 
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I Have a 3UG5 Version of My Racquet. What Does That Mean?

by Henry Wong July 24, 2019 2 min read

Something that we didn't discuss in last week's article, How To Choose a Badminton Racquet is the weight and grip size of the racquet. The reason why you would want to know is because most racquets come in various weights and grip sizes. 
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How Do You Pick A Badminton Racquet?

by Henry Wong July 17, 2019 4 min read 1 Comment

So you're looking to make that first racquet purchase OR you're looking to get a new racquet to replace your old one and don't know where to start. There are so many different racquets out there and it can be confusing if you're unfamiliar with the brands and types that exist
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