Originally Posted by davced1
I played a lot of badminton before I started tennis and it is an essential shot in badminton so I don't find it hard at all. But I can imagine that it is hard if you are not used to it so there is probably some truth in the myth.
I played some badminton, too. What I got from that sport was a forehand smash over my backhand side. A great shot, BTW.