View Poll Results: where do you look when you serve?
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i look down at the birdie
i stare at my opponent
i look at where i am planning to hit
i look at empty space.
i look all over the place
03-16-2008, 11:07 AM #222
Look down at birdie, then look at oppenent, then either keep looking at them, or look at a spot on court to try and bluff them.
03-27-2008, 01:20 AM #223
a friend of mine (in doubles) looks at the opponent that he's not serving to. this can be very confusing as you are not sure if he's even ready to serve
04-03-2008, 12:53 AM #224
For doubles i'll look at my opponent standing area n style like how he's getting ready to retrive my shots, just few days ago
i manage to trick my opponent i look at him n the area where
i wanted to serve than last min i change the direction of serving
haha it was so funny men...
Last edited by Xinguy; 04-03-2008 at 12:55 AM.
04-08-2008, 09:16 AM #225
first, take a look at exactly how exhausted the face of the opponent
second, take a look at the racket position he is holding, whether opponent is preparing for a backhand or forehand high or low position racket
third, take a look at an empty space, make opponent think u will hit to that side
fourth, hit the opposite site of the empty space, if right equals to left,
fifth, pretty much the opponent will get clumsy to return the serve
04-08-2008, 10:10 AM #226
I think it's most recommended to have a consistency in your service form. in doubles, it's best to look at one spot always. for my preference would be to look at the person's waist and upper body. You can tell whether or he is leaning forward to attack on contact or leaning back ready for anything. Most often when I see a player slowly leaning forward as I bring my racket closer to the shuttle I would then change my service into a flick serve and that way you'll have a chance to catch them off guard. But consistency is the key so that it's harder for your opposition to read the potiental service.
04-16-2008, 10:13 AM #227
the best service is when you hit the shuttle it musn't be too high!!
it must be like just pass the net!!
in order to train the you prob need another person holding his racquet up alittle
and you hitting under there!!
aim properly !!
then if you master that prob you can hit more towards the side!!
actually see where your opponent stands
is it more to the right or left!!
just find an opening!!
or you can always look at 1 place like on your opponent right hand
then you hit a fast ball on your opponent backhand!!
well i do that!! you can try if you want!!
good luck ^^
04-23-2008, 08:03 AM #228
I look at the ceiling...
No I don't. I actually look at the opponent's feet, so I can get a feel of how he's gonna react when I serve it.
05-04-2008, 11:57 PM #229
I vote other. First I look at the birdie, and then the opponent and serve.
05-12-2008, 10:04 PM #230
I stare at my opponent until s/he crumples to the floor under the raw power of my gaze.
Then I serve.
06-25-2008, 02:55 AM #231
hmm. Well for me i'll look at the shuttlecock first, then look at the space where i'm going to serve at. However, i might occasionally have my eyes fixed on the space at the front but serve to the baseline with a flick of the wrist while using the backhand serve. Might trick the opponent sometimes
09-05-2008, 04:51 PM #232
09-15-2008, 05:16 PM #233
Seeing that the racket becomes an extension of the body, it forms part of the body's motor system of coordination.
I first look at the shuttle, then the net (short serve) and hit the shuttle without looking at it. Though I might also flick as deception.
High serve, I don't look at the shuttle.
09-16-2008, 04:23 AM #234
first i fix up the shuttercock...
then see opponent standing....
09-30-2008, 01:01 PM #235
hehe..so thats our revowithin ya>??
looks so power ya>?
09-30-2008, 01:33 PM #236
serve look kinda illegal, too high and frame above knuckles
09-30-2008, 08:48 PM #237
george: looks power..mayb due to i using my armortec power 900... hahaha
cooler: mayb the pic looks illegal when i serve, but a lot pro player also serve like that, eg chandra wijaya and fairuzizuan i notice some...
10-04-2008, 11:31 PM #238
I look at my partner, and if I'm playing single, I look at the ceiling.
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