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13 Sep, 2018
Badminton is an extremely
popular sport which has a lot of connoisseurs hailing from different
continents, who love the game and the elite shuttlers. The professional
badminton players also keep slaying on the court with their sheer and outright accomplishments.
The love for this sport is magical, and so many young badminton fanatics are
longing to establish themselves as a Professional Badminton player. Taking
inspiration from the legendary shuttlers, these badminton afficianados stay
updated with the latest news and happenings, however, they do not know the
right path to follow and become a sports prodigy. They do not know the ways to
become a professional badminton player.
However, if an aspirant has
explicit qualities, talent, skills and on the top of everything, the dedication
and determination, then every path will lead to success. The most important
question is how to become a professional badminton player. Here are a few tips
and suggestions that will definitely help you to start your career as a
professional badminton player. The things to follow, to become a professional
player in badminton are vital to know.
If an enthusiast knows the
game, then he can give it a try. Before the beginning of badminton training, a
player should know about the technical teams, shots, smashes and other
important protocols of the sport. Knowledge
is the key and a player must learn how to serve,
drop and smash correctly. At the same time, a wannabe also requires to know
about the footwork as well as backhand. He should know, which shot requires
jumping or the quantity of force to hit the shuttle.
There is no right time or
age to follow a passion, but when it comes to the game of badminton, a person
needs to embark early. The profession of being a badminton player cannot start
in the twenties or thirties like other professions.
Every sport demands some
time, so that the player can understand everything about it. There are plenty
of protocols in a sport that are required to be followed. A person has to learn
the different techniques that are required to work on the skills. An enthusiast
is also obliged to learn about different shots. Everything needs time so it is
extremely vital to start at an early age.
A person who is craving to
become a professional badminton player has to start practising the sport, at
least by the age of 10. Those who start at a very young age, get enough spell
to work on their skills and techniques. A player gets enough time to decide the
category in which he should play. Moreover, he will understand the concept
better as in a young age, a player’s mind works efficiently to remember every
If a person is signing in
for a sport and is willing to devote the entire life to the game, then he also
needs to work on their physical knacks. He needs to be excellent in his physical,
tactical and psychological frivolities. The hands and legs of players need to
be as fast as their mind.
Every badminton match has
three games, and the players on each side require to win 21 points over the
opponent. If the players on both sides of the net are robust and powerful, then
the match can last from 40 minutes to 60 minutes sometimes. Now, to play a
match, the players require high intensity as the most fierce rallies can go for
eight to ten seconds sometimes. The badminton players have to run a lot in the
court, to save their points. They also require swift movement on the court. The
footwork and the handwork should be excellent and work in synchonization as
they need to jump, run and smash the opponent with some impressive shots.To
play a smash, one needs to endure a massive physical strength.
Exercise should be a must in
the routine of a badminton aspirant and he should follow a proper diet
to maintain his body weight and fitness.
The elite badminton players require to have a marvellous athletic ability,
agility, flexibility and strength.
The sport of badminton
requires an elite shuttler to be amazingly tactical. It means that, apart from an
body and rapid movement, the player should be a genius. The visual fitness is
absolutely essential, to observe every movement of the nemesis and the
shuttlecock. At the same time, it is necessary for a shuttler to read the mind
of his opponent. He should know the play and understand psyche of the opponent.
Accordingly, he should respond, considering all the situations. This requires
one to blend the strategy with the actions of the nemesis to play the game tactically.
There are a good range of
strokes which a player should learn to play. There are a number of shots and
smashes such as short serve, jump smash, etc. Apart from this, the coordination
of the hands, wrist and shoulder is extremely crucial for playing a good game.
The accuracy should be
outstanding and since badminton is among the fastest sports in the world, only
an exceptional player can survive the game and extraordinary can win the
Badminton requires a plenty
of equipments that help a player to perform well. A player should be well aware
of the best racquets
which are suitable for him. Also, the sports shoes are very essential for the
footwork. So the right quality and material are essential for the shoes.
the best Guru
The role of a coach or a
trainer in the badminton career of an elite shuttler is very essential. There
are many elite players such as Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu, Srikanth Kidambi, who are
trained extensively under the guidance of ex- All England Badminton Champion Pullela
Gopichand. All three have unparalleled talent and skills and they have achieved
innumerable crucial and major tournaments. So it is really very necessary to
have an excellent coach.
The badminton enthusiasts
can get admission to the badminton training academies, to learn the game better
and get skilled.
The practice of the sport is
very necessary. Even if you are getting trained by the best coach in the world,
you need to practice. If a player fails to practice, he or she will not be able
to excel in the game. A skilled player can practice for about 8 hours a day.
The game requires dedication towards it. The more hardwork and strenuous
training that a player will undergo, the abundant and better outcomes one will reap.
else can you do?
If you are willing to be a
professional badminton player, then you can watch the videos of the most
thrilling and exciting matches. In such matches, you can see how to use the footwork,
racquet, etc. You can also adopt the tactics of the players in various