Updated on May 29, 2014 in Sports
0 on May 29, 2014

Badminton is a sport which is played with the racquet between two opposite players or two opposite pairs. These two opposite players and pairs take the position on opposite sides of the rectangular and it is divided by a net. All players are score the points by just striking the shuttlecock with their racquet so that it passes over the net and land in their opponents half of the court. The name of shuttlecock is the shortened to shuttle.

Badminton is an Olympic sport and it is divided into five disciplines: men’s and women’s singles, men’s and women’s doubles and mixed doubles, in which each pair is man’s and woman’s. The first badminton club in the world, Bath Badminton club 1877, which transcribed the rules of badminton for the first time. In 1893, the badminton of England association is established the proper set of rules of badminton.

The full width of the badminton court is 6.1 meters and the full length is 13.4. But the width of badminton in single is reduced to 5.18 meters. Generally the net is high, at the edges of 1.55 meters and high in the center of 1.524 meters.In order to play the badminton you need the shots, a net, racket, shuttlecock, short sleeve shirt.

In this game the court is fixed in two by the net. If you want to score the points, then you just hit the ball over the net to the opponent’s side and the shuttle cannot be out of the markings on the ground. But the most common goals are happen in that case when the shuttlecock hits the athlete, the shuttlecock is hits the twice, the player the net or his or her racket does and the shuttlecock hits the ground before it goes over the net.

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