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09-07-2006, 05:54 PM #35
Which game? Mainly men's doubles. Also like men's singles, but don't often get to play it. Hate mixed doubles with a passion. Sometimes semi-deliberately lose a mixed game quickly so I can play the next men's doubles.
Playing style: players are terrible at assessing their playing style. Usually they say what they like to think about themselves, not what they actually do.
Err....I'd say I have much better attack than defence (defence is a weakness of mine, but dropshots, smashes, and movement are strong). So I suppose that makes me an "offensive player".
My preferred playing style is to move very fast around the court and play all varieties of attacking shots (I love to finish on a kill). Doubles rotation gives me a real buzz. That does not always happen
I like to use crosscourt slice dropshots in doubles, even though I know they are a stupid tactic
Rackets: two Yonex Armortec 800-DE 4U G4.
Strings: Yonex BG-80 at 25 lbs tension. I believe it's an electronic stringing machine.
Grips: remove original grip, add two replacement grips for bulk, and finish with a Wilson Xtra-tack overgrip. Wear sweatbands and keep switching between the two rackets to let the grips dry out.
Last edited by Gollum; 09-07-2006 at 06:00 PM.
09-07-2006, 06:32 PM #36
Game: men's and mixed doubles.
Playing style: ?
Still undergoing training to correct bad habits . . .
Rackets: Ti-10s 2U G5 or G4
Strings: Yonex BG-70 at 32 lbs X 35.2 lbs constant pull.
Grips: One layer of Yonex SuperGrap over original leather grip.
09-08-2006, 02:11 PM #37
Game: Prefer single, mostly double because of the club (not because I am married)
Style: Drop and placement. I am a scrap player.
Racquet: Cab30ms and NS8k
String: G string? BG85 only @ 22X24 drop weight
Grip: Weak... One layer of YY supergrap over the origional.
Have a nice badminton weekend.
The dirty old man.
09-08-2006, 02:30 PM #38
Originally Posted by silentheart
09-08-2006, 02:31 PM #39
Originally Posted by Pete LSD
09-08-2006, 03:04 PM #40
he should just use a wooden board glued in between the frame of his racquet, it wouldn't be much harder than that.
09-10-2006, 01:32 PM #41
slightly more control then power
playing full court/crosscout shots specialty; emphasise on drops and placement
Nanospeed 8000 (fake racquet but good enough)
BG-85 @ 24lbs
Prince Duratred Grip (tackier the better)
09-10-2006, 05:08 PM #42
Game: Doubles (formerly singles, but my endurance.... :P)
Style: I have no idea. I need someone to watch and comment on it.
Racket: Yonex MP99
String: 25x27/27x29lb. BG65Ti (I like BG80/85, but they don't have red ones)
Grip: G4 - replacement grip.
09-10-2006, 08:00 PM #43
Game: Singles (I used to play doubles, but switched over when I joined a club)
Style: Passive? I'm not sure if that's actually a style, but when I play it involves a lot of deep clears and tight drops to make them run around. I usually play the high percentage shots in order to tire my opponents out. I don't mind blocking smashes, but I don't hesitate to smash if a bad return is given.
Racket: NS9K 3UG5
String: BG 68Ti @ 23/lbs
Grip: Dark blue Yonex Supergrap (hope to experiment with this soon)
09-10-2006, 11:59 PM #44
Game: Singles (Formerly doubles, but I have more experience in singles than doubles now.)
Style: Stamina/placement. I usually try to make the opponent run, with deep clears near the backline and tight corner drops. I used to be an agressive player with a lot of smashing, but I sorta switched it up the last year or so. Actually, I'm trying to work some deceptive shots into my gameplay, but it's going to take some time.
Racket: AT800 OF; 4UG3/ Ti-7 3UG3
String: BG 65 @ 25lbs/ BG 70 @ 22lbs
Grip: White Gamma Supreme Overgrip (Tennis grip; Works well with the badminton racket though)/ Yonex Supergrap (light blue)
09-12-2006, 08:44 AM #45
Offensive (thatís just my language) attacker, use an Ashaway Nano Titanium stung with Ashaway Powergut 65 at 26lbs as my main racquet. Carbonex as my spare strung with BG65 @22lbs
09-25-2006, 08:02 PM #46
style : both attack and defend but no tricky shot
playing double only
racket MP22 2u/g4 ( poor me )
bg66 at 27 lbs ( think to change with bg 80 at 25 lbs fr durability )
grip syntetic toalson grip
i like to smash repeately 3-5 times until my opponent get killed something that i cannot do in singles plays
09-25-2006, 10:27 PM #47
Carbonex 20 2UG4/G5
09-26-2006, 02:22 AM #48
MP99 w/ BG 65 @ 26Lb
09-26-2006, 02:50 AM #49
Victor Power Waves 12
deception(not really good at it), drive, smash
Ashaway Micro Legend
09-27-2006, 07:22 PM #50
Play style: Offensive, smash based. Less control play.
Play: mainly doubles.
Racquet: NS9000X 3U G4
String: BG85@26lbs strung on electronic machine.
Grip preference: Remove original grip, add Yonex Towel grip.
09-28-2006, 07:03 AM #51
Play style : mostly drops and slices, don't smash so hard since a bout of tennis elbow! Prefer net play to rear court in doubles.
Play : mainly doubles since an accident a few months ago
Racket : Carlton Airblade Tour (Microlegend XL @ 24x22) and AT800 DEF (new, so factory tension and strings, BG65 @ 22lbs I think)
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