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  1. - иεvvεи٭т -ツ

    - иεvvεи٭т -ツ Regular Member

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    Hi Folks, So i've been watching Cai Yun's service and i've noticed he sometimes does this thing where he holds the shuttle and racket in a serving position and moves his upper body left to right; sort of in a scanning motion, just before serving it. The action looks odd and was just wondering if it's legal or not? I don't think he's been called out on it or anything, or even if there is anything to be called out on... Anyways I was just wondering if it's legal to move like that before serving?
     
  2. visor

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    Yep, completely legal. His feet are stationary on the ground and do not move. Boe sometimes serves like this too.
     
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    Lars Paaske used to swivel like a weathervane before serving - again, completely legal:D.
     
  4. CantSmashThis

    CantSmashThis Regular Member

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    There is nothing against the rules for moving your racket sideways. You can move sideways and forward at the same time also.
     

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