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Thread: Introduction of a Finn
01-30-2008, 11:13 AM #1
Introduction of a Finn
I recently registered to this forum and I've found it quite remarkable when you guys talk about techinques and equipment. I've played badminton for 5 years now, but without any coach, so I've probably developed some very bad playing habits. So, I'm 24 now and I live in Finland, and I just joined a badminton club and I hope I'll learn lots of badminton there!
I've watched Zhao Jian Hua's and Xiao Jie's videos and of course read a lot about badminton techniques, and on Friday I'm going to test what I've learned .
I'm totally crazy about badminton now, and I hope you're too, since it's a great sports!
01-30-2008, 11:33 AM #2
haha, welcome, you're in the right place if you're crazy about badminton, there are loads of people here in your category.
01-30-2008, 12:10 PM #3
bro, the people here are as crazy as a crazy badminton fanatic extremist can get...so hold on to your horses and enjoy the ride!
welcome to badminton central
01-30-2008, 09:30 PM #4
Welcome To Bc Forum !!!
Here U Will Have A Lot Of Fun!!.
01-30-2008, 09:54 PM #5
hang ten! surf happy i bid you.
01-31-2008, 01:36 AM #6
01-31-2008, 02:00 AM #7
Ah, welcome! You've come to the perfect forum for a badminton addict
01-31-2008, 11:12 AM #8
Welcome to BC, nice to hear BCers from all over the world. The sports must be getting very popular theses days
01-31-2008, 12:10 PM #9
Welcome to BC,mcjoel..hopefully u'll learn more n more,n u can improve in ur badminton game after ur join.Have a good time here..
02-03-2008, 09:18 AM #10
Thank you very much folks! I've been enjoying my stay here a lot and even found help for my ankle sprain. Well, it's not that bad anymore, and tomorrow I'll buy a wobble board to strengthen my ankles.
I'm not sure how popular badminton is in Finland, but you can see badminton courts almost in every sports hall here.
02-03-2008, 08:52 PM #11
i have two favourite finnish men, mika hakkinen and kimi raikkonen, i wonder if they play badminton. hahahahah
02-04-2008, 03:31 AM #12
02-04-2008, 06:09 AM #13
Well, almost all my friends have at least tried badminton and it's relatively easy to start playing badminton here in Finland. In Esport-Center (a good sports hall in Espoo) there are school groups playing badminton every morning. So, I guess it's quite popular nowadays.
02-04-2008, 08:04 AM #14
wow....a badminton fan from FINLAND
(i always wonder whether a country like Finland has badminton fans)
from espoo? same as my favourite KIMI...
do u play ice hockey...as i know, Finland is good in that kind of sport
welcome to BC
02-04-2008, 08:11 AM #15
02-12-2008, 06:56 AM #16
Yes, I play hockey but not that much. Usually I play badminton, swim or run. We have been pretty good at ice hockey but we have won gold in the ice hockey WCs only once.
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