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Thread: Play without rhythm
07-06-2012, 12:31 PM #1
Play without rhythm
I'm an intermediate player and sometime play versus worse players than me in tournaments.
The problem is, when the level is very different, that they don't have a good rhythm and personally, I have to walk because the rhythm is too slow. But this is very difficult in fact to play like this and I loose too many rallys : my opponent is slow and I can't play, it's difficult to explain but I do many mistakes, and don't have good feeling.
So, I would like to know how to enjoy a slow game and stop mistakes.
Thank you in advance
07-06-2012, 12:58 PM #2
i found myself losing to 2 guys in training who are clearly worse than me overall.
it seems that i cannot play at the level i use to play vs them and even lose the sets
very strange thing, but only played vs them 3 games so i thought i made have had just a bad streak or my lack of experience
07-06-2012, 01:36 PM #3
You can still maintain your speed and rhythm. You'll get there sooner, then you can do deceptive hold or double action shots just for the fun of it. That's what I do when faced with weaker players.
07-06-2012, 02:07 PM #4
it's just a mental thing. You don't feel pushed in the rally so yuo don't focus - loss of concentration = shuttle flies out/in the net. Just keep up your focus and concentrate on the shot and your movement
07-06-2012, 04:41 PM #5
Because you were playing their games, not yours. Get serious and finish them off.
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07-06-2012, 05:04 PM #6
07-09-2012, 02:58 AM #7
toying around with weaker opponents is so disrespectful...
07-10-2012, 02:51 AM #8
Ok, thank you for your answers.
I will test all of your tricks.
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