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Old 01-25-2013, 04:32 AM   #37
Dimcorner
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Well badminton is a forward swing with a good amount of wrist rotation at the peak. Racquet ends up about waist level but you have to remember that the racquet is about 86g (or a hair about 3oz) so... yeah if I try to swing a tennis racquet at the speed I swing badminton I will de-socket my shoulder

So I will practice swinging upward and finish with elbow high. If I'm swinging up how do you impart forward velocity?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eH6qFJoySf8

This is Fu Haifeng. #1 ranked world doubles doing a smash. If you turn up the volume a little you can hear how WICKED that sounds. He is teaching how he hits it (in chinese thou). There is a slow motion capture in this clip.
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