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Play like a Pro

Play like a Pro

Do you want a technique like the pros? Then keep reading and watch many cool tutorials below and play like a pro... How do they do it?Well it takes a lot of time to get the technique correct, many of these shots in this article has been practiced thousands of times by...

The Ultimate Grip Guide

The Ultimate Grip Guide

Learn these 4 key grips in badminton - Master them and improve your game, it's that simple! Why is it important to learn?Let me just start out by saying that you won't be a good badminton player if you only hold 1 type of grip, and can't change around to other types...

Tactical lesson – Attack rotation in doubles

Tactical lesson – Attack rotation in doubles

Get a sneek peak from a Tactical Lesson, taking from our Badminton Famly+ e-learning platform. 5 examplesOne of the many questions I get online and in training sessions, is how to rotate in the doubles. On Badminton Famly+ we have made a lesson about that. Here you...

All England – History & Winners!

All England – History & Winners!

One of the World's Oldest and Most Prestigious Badminton Tournaments! The All England Badminton Championships is one of the oldest and most prestigious badminton tournaments in the world - 109 years of existence. But what is the history behind and where has...

Advice for your badminton footwork!

Advice for your badminton footwork!

In this brief article, we have gathered some essential advice to improve your footwork. It’s a combination of videos and articles. Spraino – For fewer sprained anklesSpraino is simple yet very useful product, which will help you in case you land incorrectly on...

What makes an elite badminton player?

What makes an elite badminton player?

Given badminton is one of the most popular sports in the world, with over 200 million people playing worldwide, what does it take to compete at the highest level? What, in other words, makes an elite badminton player? Physical and mental demandsBadminton players need...

How NOT to sprain your ankle, when you play badminton!

How NOT to sprain your ankle, when you play badminton!

As a badminton player, our ankles are very exposed. During a match, we perform so many lunges, and every time we do so, our ankles are subject to a lot of pressure. One slightly misstep, and we risk to twist and sprain our ankles. Luckily there are ways to prevent...

How to choose the correct string tension for you!

How to choose the correct string tension for you!

  If you play badminton, you know you can’t escape the badminton stringing process! Your racket strings will snap after some time. You’ll eventually have to restring it - but how do you use the right string tension? Listen up!       Why is it...

How to avoid ankles and achilles injuries

How to avoid ankles and achilles injuries

As a badminton player your feet, ankles and achilles are very exposed to injuries. During a training session or a match, you lunge for the shuttle countless times. And everytime you lunge for the shuttle, you put maximum pressure on your foot, ankle and achilles. In...

The history and making of the shuttlecock

The history and making of the shuttlecock

While badminton only becomes an official medal sport at the games of the 25th Olympiad in Barcelona in 1992, the shuttlecock which is used for the game can trace back from more than two thousand years ago. In China, shuttlecock was played as a kicking game till these...

Yonex Brand History

Yonex Brand History

Today, YONEX is a successful global company with its corporate headquarters located in Tokyo, Japan. Subsidiary companies operate around the world, including the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, Canada, Taiwan and China(Golf). YONEX continues to be driven...

The Hawk-Eye under the loop

The Hawk-Eye under the loop

BWF introduced Hawk-Eye technology in 2014 after testing other instant review technologies for line call decision in BWF major events. Hawk-Eye's SMART Replay technology is used by many of the BWF's major tournaments to help officiate on a number of infringements...

Goodbye to a legend…

Goodbye to a legend…

Former World No. 1 Lee Chong Wei on Thursday announced his retirement from badminton after 19 years following a battle with cancer. Lee Chong Wei finally met an opponent he couldn't beat.The after-effects of nose cancer forced the badminton great to announce his...

The beginning of the Adventure

The beginning of the Adventure

Badminton Famly has grown big and has become world famous, but where did the whole adventure begin, what is the visions for the future and who created Badminton Famly? Where did it all begin? It all started just over a year ago when the then only owner Thomas Laybourn...

Serve like a pro

Serve like a pro

In this article we are gonna go through many different serves in the doubles, and also the high serve in the singles. We will write about tips and tricks, and also show you many cool tutorial videos with step by step instructions on the serves. We will also look at...

5 unique tips from Thomas Laybourn

5 unique tips from Thomas Laybourn

Co-founder and partner of Badminton Famly, former World Champion Thomas Laybourn shares below 5 unique tips on how to improve as a badminton player. BE EXTREMEWhen you train i think it is really important that you do your training to an absolute perfection. The small...

Perfect footwork front court

Perfect footwork front court

The most important aspect of badminton - FOOTWORK! Footwork is all about one thing... Effective energy usage. This footwork is basic, which means we start out by learning directional split step, side shuffle/cross behind, lunge and recover.This article covers the...

Top 6 deception shots

Top 6 deception shots

In this article we will go through 6 amazing deception shots. Deception shots is used all the time in badminton, almost every shot has a small deception to it. These videos are more advanced and not used that much, they are on "the edge" to be a trick shot. But if you...

Christinna Pedersen quits the Danish national team

Christinna Pedersen quits the Danish national team

Christinna Pedersen's career has featured several highlights that have both focused on mixed and womens doubles. This wonderful journey now ends when Christinna has decided to leave the Danish national team. Best to quit while you are ahead32-year-old Christinna...

Zhang Jun new chairman of Chinese Badminton

Zhang Jun new chairman of Chinese Badminton

Photo credit: Badmintonfamly.com Double Olympic champion Zhang Jun has been appointed as the new chairman of the Chinese Badminton Association (CBA). Double Olympic champion Zhang Jun has been appointed as the new chairman of the Chinese Badminton Association (CBA)....

Wedding of the year: Saina and Kashyap tying the knots

Wedding of the year: Saina and Kashyap tying the knots

Photo credit: Saina Nehwal and Kashyap Parupalli Under the hashtag #matchoftheyear social medias are flooding with news about yesterday’s wedding in India. Saina Nehwal and Kashyap Parupalli tied the knots after dating for more than ten years. One of India’s hottest...

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