Recently, I posted: http://www.badmintoncentral.com/forums/index.php?threads/comment-on-how-i-play.175421/#post-2620462. This is me about 6 months later: *I am in white shorts* I am frustrated at my progress; it seems to have come to a standstill. I am consistently a high level B, low level A player. I've had no formal training, have many fundamental technique problems but am at the level I am at (rather than much lower) is because I have compensated so well. I use a lot of energy and get easily tired, as you can see in the video. In order to improve, I need specific instruction on what I am doing right, and step by step on how to perform the right technique or strategy. Feel free to comment on any aspect of my game - butcher it. But to get started, in terms of technique, I've noticed all my smashes/overhead shots the follow-through is like a loop that goes all the way from the right to the left side. This is huge waste of energy. How to correct? Also, I feel like I'm always on the defensive. I don't know how to create opportunities to attach. Any tips?