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newbie from the states

Discussion in 'Introduction' started by apolo, Dec 27, 2005.

  1. apolo

    apolo Regular Member

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    Let me introduce myself:

    I'm 16 years old boy residing in Florida. It is not much of a badminton center compared to China :rolleyes: , but I have managed to find equipment online and I will soon visit a club I came across. I have been playing badminton for about a year, and I have been preparing with training and drills before I play at my local club.

    I have observed a few players at a club in singles and doubles. For the most part, the shuttlecock was not traveling fast and the technique was not the very best, but I learned something about footwork and match scoring. I am not used to scoring yet.

    I play with a Qiangli BG605 strung with Gosen string @ the normal tension. I was using a Prince Axis 62 before this, and so far the Qiangli racquet feels very comfortable.

    I currently attend 3rd year highschool here in Florida, and I aspire to do medicine.

    I want to play elite level badminton during my studies in college.

    That is a few facts about me, and I hope to benefit a lot from joining these forums.

    Happy Holidays! ;)
     
    #1 apolo, Dec 27, 2005
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    jerby Regular Member

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    welcome there!

    what do you define as "elite" ?
     
  3. apolo

    apolo Regular Member

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    My ultimate goal is to play as a pro, but playing NCAA or the highest level tournaments possible are okay.
     
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    welcome to BC.
    Nice to see budding badminton players from far corners of the US
     
  5. jerby

    jerby Regular Member

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    are okay?:confused:
    I'd be delighted if i make it...

    actually, i don't think i wanna go pro..especially afte rthat article on www.badders.com "so you wanna be a star?"
     
  6. wood_22_chuck

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    Welcome apolo ... always glad to have more badminton enthusiasts join the forum.

    Link to article refered to above here.

    -dave
     
    #6 wood_22_chuck, Jan 5, 2006
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