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Thread: How often do you play?
06-11-2004, 10:27 PM #35
Originally Posted by daniel thaysen
I tend to play at varies hours everyweek..... since I am busy....so sometimes I play like 12 hours this week....and 5 next week.....
06-12-2004, 07:42 AM #36
I can only play 1 day a week these days due to work commitments but would love to play 3 times a week...
06-14-2004, 06:09 AM #37
If I really(I mean REALLY!) want to improve, how often should I play? Can anyone please give me a rough guide as to how often I should play? I would appreciate it if you could also tell me what I should do to improve(like what drills I should do or something of that sort).
06-14-2004, 09:31 AM #38
Originally Posted by IamAbeginner
It's very hard to just specify a number here, but I will say, typically, 5-10 hrs could be a reasonable start.
06-15-2004, 10:04 PM #39
i play 2-3 time a week, friday after work, saturday and sunday.. but still all i think about lately is badminton, even at work. but of course,i think of my loving wife too. hi sherry!
06-19-2004, 12:32 PM #40
Sadly, gr 12 next year, probably have to cut down from 3-4 times a week. I would play any chance i get, i call up my friend and go to his backyard and start driving the bird to each other cuz somehow its never windy in his backyard. He's getting mad though, cuz i keep bothering him and telling him to play every single day. He wants to "study". yea rite....
06-25-2004, 09:56 AM #41
i play daily lyk one and a half hour
06-25-2004, 12:05 PM #42
I play everyday basically. I've rested for a while at the moment for my exams but in the summer I will train 6 times a week for 7 hours a day and then play my singles league on sunday. Hard work but definately worth it for next season.
06-27-2004, 02:56 PM #43
Originally Posted by Ben Beckman
7 hours a day is fine, but make sure it is structured. Dont do more than 2hours physical work, first of all you will train your muscles to be marathon like, rather than sprint. Secondly how many times have you played a match for more than two hours. Thirdly at any level speed is paramount, and you cant practise speed for more than 30 mins, other wise you wont be improving it. Even the pros play if they play at full speed they slow down after 30 min (see any cai/fu match)
08-10-2004, 05:08 PM #44
play 5 times a week usually and i somewat agree with wat jamesd20 said
Personal coaching/training= HARD WORK/SPEED FITNESS singles tactics
Club Night=Doubles Matches and practise as well as social with mates
Fitness=FITNESS HARD WORK
Club Night= Doubles practise
County training= Exercises training matches
I do coaching sessions as well
08-15-2004, 08:00 PM #45
i either play like the whole week (7 days) or like whenever i have enough strenght to get out of bed to go play so like most of the time at least more than 3 times a week
09-08-2004, 09:36 AM #46
Usually twice a wk on wkdays and one on wkends 2hrs each session.
09-08-2004, 11:09 AM #47
well i hardly play off season but during the season it is normally
i also have the oppurtunity to play on tuesday and saturday but i don't have enough time for that unfortunately
09-11-2004, 11:54 PM #48
2 times a week
09-12-2004, 07:20 AM #49
3 to 4 times a week.Roughly 3 hours each time.
09-17-2004, 04:32 PM #50
it really just dpeneds i mean now that school started i wont be able to play as much i mean over the summer we went atleast once or twice a week to play for 5-7 hours but now i only go on school holidays but next month (october) i will be playing badminton every 2nd and 4th friday but only for 2hours. oh well any badminton is good badminton .
09-17-2004, 11:11 PM #51
I play 3 times a week, Monday, Wednesday and Friday except I play twice on Fridays. When my school team starts I'll be playing up to 6 times a week
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