Originally Posted by Dimcorner
I'm about 5'7" and 145-150 (depending if I just went on vacation or not
) and I find leg strength helps me because I keep my knees bent the whole time the ball is in play (just slightly bent). Impact from stopping and launching is minimal to me and my feet stay very low to the ground even when moving.
Then again playing competitive badminton for years helps quite a bit as well (for moving, definitely not my swings).
thx, I started playing badminton. My tennis background has translated decently to badminton but the constant clear and drop shots take a heavy toll on my knees. How do badminton players minimize the impact.