Author Archives: Mike Ritz

Advanced Techniques – behind the back and pivoting

For balls approaching high and to your right and perhaps a little too short for a high forehand return (that is if you are right handed – high to your left if you are left handed), you may want to try a variant to surprise your partner. It not only adds the factor of surprise to your game but also adds flexibility to your coverage of the court. Whereas a high forehand return requires you to move towards a shorter ball, this move allows you to maintain your position on the court.

A fresh drive in your everyday life – BailongBall Rostock

We want to make BailongBall known to everybody. And so we had some airtime on a local TV station, in Rostock. You can also find the video on Youtube – just search for „Toitenwinkler Augenzeuge“. Among other things, the video covers an annual event by citizens of the city districts of Toitenwinel and Dierkowen. The event is open to everybody, young and old. We had an information booth called „kiss the frog“ and has several presentations and activities for everybody to join in.

Workshop & Supervision @ Hamburg – Join us!

As every year, BailongBall players and members of the Taiji BailongBall Association (TBBA) meet for a Workshop and Supervision. For two days, all BailongBall disciplines are taught, practiced and played. Players will be joining from many countries, to include France, Germany, Portugal, Russia, etc. Workshop and Supervision are led by Olga Ardesheva, from Russia. The […]