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Thread: Genius in sports?
08-10-2006, 04:02 AM #1
Genius in sports?
I recently recognised my brother's talents in badminton , his younger ..much younger , onli aged 8 ... I know it runs in our family blood that we are fast-learners but his ability are what i cannot comprehend , his footworks are taught in 2-hour session between me and him and he got it already ... Netting is his specialty and doing baseline-2-baseline is above wad most teenagers can do..
I believe he can take over me in 4 years time or so , any suggestion on how I can train him? P.S. he got a strong Badminton sense on shuttle's path
08-10-2006, 04:41 AM #2
Get him a professional coach see what they think? If he is a natural badminton player a top level coach will recognise him.
08-10-2006, 05:05 AM #3
Yea .. would recommend that to my parents but does genius realli exists? Or is it just me who are shocked by improvements?
08-11-2006, 04:34 AM #4
maybe some players just "get it" faster than others. i know of some people that have been playing for years but if you watch them play, you would think they're just starting off. i remember this guy that just played for 4 months and he was already playing for the championship in our high school team playoffs. so i guess it all depends on the individual. try to get him a coach that might be able to recognize his abilities and skills. maybe he'll have the potential to become world champ one day.
08-11-2006, 05:07 AM #5
Where are u based? If u are in Singapore, most of the schools should have a professional coach. Bring him down to join the session.
08-11-2006, 07:27 AM #6
My father's friend is coaching him now His not professional coach but still plays well... My parents still wants to look "further on" ..to see if they would want a professional coach.
08-16-2006, 09:58 PM #7
Hi Bunta Marui,
Whether yr bro is a genius or not, why not send him to be evaluated by a professional IQ assessor? They are people who can assess such early indicative traits in child and give them a headstart. One of the gifted talents in child is psychomotor ability and visual,performing art ability. Just get the professional's view, and u and yr parents will soon find the best ways to cater for his needs.
Originally Posted by BuntaMarui
08-18-2006, 10:38 AM #8
is it going to b expensive
I don't think we have to send him for that ..my opinion .. jus train him up Hope he have some chances of realli getting into national lvl
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