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Markis Kido - Inspiration to shorter players!

Discussion in 'Professional Players' started by Sgbad, Dec 19, 2007.

  1. Sgbad

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    Hi guys,
    I am around 165cm and find markis kido very inspirational, if markis kido can smash like that and play so well, it means we shorter players can play as well too. Sharp and powerful smashes has always been the forte of taller players, but now, Markis Kido is here to tell the world that SHORTER PLAYERS ARE DANGEROUS TOO!:D:D

    WAY TO GO KIDO!
     
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    Yup.. i do agree. Yap Kim Hock is short also.
     
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    short players have an advantage, is that they have low centre of gravity, ie. stable and quick, nimble... hehe... but Kido's jump smash is amazing... boy that man can leap!
     
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    Howard Bach is no where near to be ball, either. ;)
     
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    How about clark then?Is he included in the shorter player's list?Hehe..he play good as well.
     
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    But markis kido is really powerful, very rational on court too. His game is very matured.
     
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    Yup.
    MK isn't all jump-smash...:)
    He plays 'stunning' drops and isn't shy when approaching the net. Actually plays deft backhand cross-court net drops as well (if anyone noticed)...;)
    MK/'S' are my fav MD pair, bro...:D:D:D
     
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    Clark? from ENG? He is quite tall.
     
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    Damn, I mean "tall"... sorry... :cool:
     
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    Don't forget Sun Jun and Sigit B too.
     
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    One of the reasons i love badminton. It's not as genetically biased as other sports. I used to row, where you could train as hard as you possibly could 6 days a week in the gym for a year, make huge progress, and my friend would arrive off the couch and pull a faster time as he's about 5inchs taller than me (he's 6'4). And people who are the same size, the longer legs always pull faster. Its horrible. in badminton, genetics give an advantage, but there are too many other factors for it to be decisive.
    i do think kido looks a bit funny sometimes though he's so small and squat.
     
  12. Sgbad

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    Lol, bro, i am aware of that. Kido is damn fast at the net, i think he is one of the most feared opponents that u will want to meet.
     
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    Isn't Blair the tall one from ENG?


    Hm...yes, Kido is quite an example, I wish there were some more of him out there!
     
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    Hmm... I'd disagree. Slow, short, lanky, irritable white people like me I would say have a bit of a negative predisposition for the game...
     
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    if u dyed your hair black, u would fit right into the chinese crowd;):D
     
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    Despite Markis Kido's height, he gets good elevation when he jump smashes and poses a threat to the opponents. Note his knees are always heavy strapped. Hope he takes good care of his knees.

    By the way anyone still remember Gong Zhichao?
     
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    Ah, that was one girl whose game was taller than her height :cool:
     
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    Other than the technical abilities, I also noticed no bracelets, chains nor fancy hairstyle.
     
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    asians' disability.its always an issue.ignore it.play the game n thats it.

    markis kido is short?i think we should consider taufik as short first before saying anything about kido.
     
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    how short(/tall) are taufik and kido? Whats the average height of us players? poll...
     

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