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01-11-2005, 11:39 PM #1
Singles: What Is The Diffrence Between Amatuer Players And Proffesional Players?
Just a question. Can you guys just tell me what is the difference bettwen amatuer players and proffesional players?
01-12-2005, 09:31 AM #2
3 main factorsOriginally Posted by Darma Sucipto
1- Amateur Players are less consistent than professionals, they would miss their shots quite often.
2- Professionals win money at playing or coaching badminton.
3- Amateurs join small local badminton clubs such as regional or provincial. And as for Pros, they're national or international and hence ranked as well.
01-12-2005, 10:28 AM #3
The defining characteristic difference is this: professionals earn money playing badminton; amateurs don't.
The other obvious difference is that professionals are better than amateurs in almost all cases (usually much, much better).
Really, I would have thought this was pretty obvious
01-12-2005, 11:18 AM #4
some definitions from the web
someone who pursues a study or sport as a pastime
does not play for pay
engaged in as a pastime; "an amateur painter"; "gained valuable experience in amateur theatricals"; "recreational golfers"; "reading matter that is both recreational and mentally stimulating"; "unpaid extras in the documentary"
amateurish: lacking professional skill or expertise; "a very amateurish job"; "inexpert but conscientious efforts"; "an unskilled painting"
One who engages in a pursuit, study, science, or sport as a pastime rather than as a profession.
an athlete who plays for pay
master: an authority qualified to teach apprentices
engaged in a profession or engaging in as a profession or means of livelihood; "the professional man or woman possesses distinctive qualifications"; "began her professional career after the Olympics"; "professional theater"; "professional football"; "a professional cook"; "professional actors and athletes"
of or relating to or suitable as a profession; "professional organizations"; "a professional field such as law"
characteristic of or befitting a profession or one engaged in a profession; "professional conduct"; "professional ethics"; "a thoroughly professional performance"
01-12-2005, 11:58 AM #5
And what is the difference between an Advanced player and a Professional?
01-12-2005, 07:00 PM #6
Originally Posted by Furqan
Professional: Plays for money. It's their job.
You can have someone that is an advance player, but not a professional because it's not his/her occupation. You can also have a professional who is not an advanced player. It's just that he/she won't be making any money.
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