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Do you find yourself using Badminton footwork in everyday life?

Discussion in 'General Forum' started by Docaroo, Apr 16, 2007.

  1. Docaroo

    Docaroo Regular Member

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    Hey guys, this is something I've always wanted to ask fellow badminton fanatics....

    Do you find that you use your footwork skills in everyday situations???

    Examples:

    When walking down busy streets needing to dodge people I end up doing a split step then forward step (as if moving to forehand net shot) to dodge people... Especially if i need to dodge people quickly!!

    I find this really funny, perhaps a little disturbing and odd!

    Another one, when I move about my flat at uni (eg my room to the kitchen) i will use footwork to get there quickly and efficiently when I'm rushing through to make my cuppa tea!!

    I do it automatically aswell haha... no way to prevent the badminton taking over!
     
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    rarely, but yes, sometimes I do especially while moving around at home
     
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    Absolutely - chasse steps v useful in the kitchen (fridge to cooker and back again etc.). In the bedroom of course it's the forehand lunge that I find particularly useful...:)

    Smautf
     
  4. Docaroo

    Docaroo Regular Member

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    lol glad it's not just me then!! at least we can always spot each other in the street chassing away lol!!
     
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    you guys are freaks!
    :rolleyes:
     
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    I am doing that, too. ;)
     
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    When I am playing Wii Tennis...
     
  8. chessymonkey

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    and u ever wonder why u can't intercept @ net STRAIGHT DOWN
     
  9. Docaroo

    Docaroo Regular Member

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    huh what do you mean?
     
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    its just something with wii tennis, the computer likes to force you into using the fore/back hand that is more likely hit the ball out of court when intercepting net shot
     
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    No, but sometimes I practice my footwork and badminton swing at work, I work at a hotel.

    and when customers catch me when they come in I am very embarassed :eek:
     
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    I find myself doing footwork only when i was playing table tennis. I didnt notice myself using it at first untill i realized it after a few weeks.
     
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    yeah.. i agree. maybe i haven realize myself yet.
     
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    this is also something i've been wanting to ask .....i realise i throw rubbish into rubbish bins always with right foot ending, sometimes i even stretch a lot forward on the last step....lol

    sometimes i also think that badminton footwork help me keep my balance and prevent falls in some cases...wonder if it's just my imagination..haha
     
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    I used to switch on/off lights in my home pretending doing the net drop. Both backhand and forehand moves.
     
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    my badminton footwork had safe me couple of times when crossing the road!
    I have experienced a few times steping into the road without realising speedy cars approaching, and spontaneously I reacted the same way as anticipating for a smash - a slight hop and a side step back to the footpath! It works like magic lol..:D
     
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    when i play with my dog. he knows i will always catch him if he is only one step away haha.
     
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    lol, doggie lol. when i use my footwork hmmm lets see, when i am running bak to the tv after a drink lol
     
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    lol, u shouldn't test your footwork on a busy road:D
     

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