Badminton Specific Exercises and Workouts

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  1. speCulatius

    speCulatius Regular Member

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    I was the coach, so no training for me, but I did get to practice my voice.

    It was one to two hours in the morning for getting them in better shape, then again three hours in the afternoon for technique, so I was only talking about the one to two hours in the morning. It was divided into three blocks, maybe I get an idea how to get it down in an easily shareable format, maybe even a video.

    Next video is for you then!
     
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    speCulatius Regular Member

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    This time an on court drill that fits this description ....

    I hope you like it.
     
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    Nice video sadly I do not have access to a court until late August but that will be on my to-do list for sure !

    If you can just write down the physical exercise that you gave during the training camp that would be more than enough for me. I do not do more than one hour a session since I do them after my day of work.
     
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    Great video thank you
     
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    speCulatius Regular Member

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    Dropped you a pm, if you have any ideas how to approach that to share with everybody, let me know. ;)
     
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    New Video!
     
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    speCulatius Regular Member

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    Almost two weeks ago, the numbers of my channel started going crazy... compared to before at least. It's still a little weird to me, but with more than 500 subscribers now and either a few stalkers watching my videos non stop or many people watching a little bit, I thought it was time to try something a little different. It's a short video that contains a lot of information, trying to stick with my style of videos. I hope you like it.



    By the way, the guy giving me the answer that's the quote of the day had to do burpees for it... but only five.
     
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    Hi.. Could u also advice on when people should incorporate this routines?

    For example, I myself played 3 times a week (mon-wed-fri) and they are usually 2-3hr sessions (roughly 4-5 rubber sets equivalent or 12-15sets). How would I incorporate this routines apart for weekends?
     
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    Just took a look and saw you were over 1K subscribers! Congrats! (Time to monetize, haha) After one year of making videos I've noticed the ebb and flow of Youtube is impossible to predict so enjoy the times of feasting and just plow through the famine. :p
     
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    That's a good idea, it really depends on which exercise you're talking about and on everybody's schedule. Also, there's different ideas out there on how to train.

    Classical periodization would start with basic stamina, and to towards more explosive movements closer to the competition. That's done in a four year (Olympics) cycle and broken down to 4 to 8 smaller cycles for one or two highlight competitions per year. This can be adapted to badminton with much more than one or two competitions per year.
    Then, there are programs with much success using a totally different approach that is starting to get more and more interesting. Every morning, every athlete had to measure it's heart rate variability, based on that, it's decided what to train (each period lasting at least 3 days). Since many watches are now able to measure the HRV (sometimes called stress level or something like that, that can include more measurements, but HRV is one of them), it's getting interesting for not professional athletes... but how to put all that information in an easy to watch video?

    If you want to add something to your playing schedule, my warm up is a nice start, because it includes some stability/holding strength and not just warming up.
    Then there's plenty to choose from depending on if you want to go for speed or longer intervals. Speed should be done at the beginning, longer intervals can just be added after your training session. Don't forget to cool down.
    What would you think about a video for a real time training at home, no additional timer needed?

    Thank you. The algorithm must have some weird magic to it. I can see some things where some new people are guided to my channel, but who knows if they'll like it.
    About monetizing, I do have some videos on my list that require so much work that I cannot justify making just for fun and that might draw a lot more people's attention, putting some more pressure on me (well, I mostly do that). Most of my videos would not be there on that imperfect way if I'd ever have guessed that I'd reach more than 1000 subscribers.
     
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    "What would you think about a video for a real time training at home, no additional timer needed?"
    That's a great idea.. Would definitely be interested in that..

    Would also like to hear more about the HRV based training (since I have such watch). Since I don't have much free time, this would be my go basis to schedule my routine once I know how. Recovery is also key so I can continue to "play to win" while also improving myself

    I guess such a video would be more of a lecture instead of a workout based video advicing on when a player could integrate one of your workout/training videos into their routine.

    You could start by using 4 likely examples of a badminton player typical schedule. For example, a 3 days a week player, working days only player, once a week player or weekend warrior.

    It would be a great way of integrating your various workout/training videos into those typical schedule.
     
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    Don't fall into the perfectionist trap! Having less-than-perfect videos is better than NO video (because you don't want to release it until it is perfect and then never release it because it is never perfect.) Your videos already have better graphics and production quality than my little ghetto videos, haha. I look back at my videos from even a few months ago and cringe at how bad they are, but oh well. What can you do? Creation is a process and you are helping people improve badminton, so keep it up!
     
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    Totally agree... in theory. For my last video, I was about to delete the entire footage, because I want happy about the LED flickering... which didn't show on the cameras display. It wasn't my camera, so I wasn't just as familiar with it. And your words are precisely what I said to myself.

    Haha... thanks, but I know it's a lie. You pay way more attention to music, funny details, ... I'm pretty sure your editing takes longer than mine (well, for most of my videos). The graphics I use are just left over from some time ago, it's nice they're not wasted. Thanks @s_mair for giving me a chance to dig them up and then not using them. ;)

    Anyway, I just got an email from YouTube, I thought it was cute...[​IMG]

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    What would make your videos more nice to watch to my eyes is taking care of positioning your eyes at around 2/3 of the height instead of trying to just exactly fit your head in the picture. Just my opinion.
     
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