Badminton is one of those sports that people of any age love playing and can be played by anyone. You can pick-up on the sport by playing it regularly. Like every other sport, Badminton too has taught me a few lessons.
Apart from playing cricket during our childhood, I am sure most of us must have played Badminton too. Though without the net and proper court but as kids, we had a fair idea of what playing Badminton felt like.
The real game of Badminton is very different from playing the childish gully Badminton. It involves much focus, dedication and discipline.
We did not realize it much then but in this process of playing any sport rather regularly we have learnt a few lessons. Those lessons that only a random street beside our home or a court and a field can teach us.
That is one of the aspects of playing a sport, despite learning several things, several hard things, it is still fun and we still choose to continue playing.
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Without further ado, let us dive into the life lessons that Badminton can teach you:
- Master The Basic: If you master the basics of the game then you will start enjoying the sport. Learn how to grip the racket, hit a smash, move around the court, how to defend and how to score. By learning the basics you can do various tricks and will be able to ace various skills. It is similar to life, learn what you want to do, how you want it and why you want something, it just makes things very simple.
- Be Self-Aware: Knowing which shot you can hit without a flinch and which shot to leave, will give you a basic idea of what your limitations are. Understanding which stance will help you against your oppositions weakness will give you more power. Similarly, in life, you need to know your powers and weakness.
- Physical Power Is NOT Everything: Most of the problems in life is solved once you stop believing that you are physically weak and cannot do a particular task. Not everything in life requires brawns, few things just require brains. Yes, smashes can make a lot of difference in your smashes but knowing how to hit a smash is important.
Apart from all these, I am sure that there are several other things you can learn from Badminton. Team work is one of the important factors.
Like other sports, Badminton teaches you a lot about life. For me, the most important lesson was to get the basics right and then try other shots.
In fact, all the sports that we play during our entire lifetime teaches us something or the other. One of the most important lessons is mentioned below.
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