Badminton is a racket sport that involves hitting a shuttlecock over a net on indoor courts. Points are scored when the opponent is unable to return the shuttlecock before it hits the floor.
An Overview of Badminton
- Badminton is the world's fastest racquet sport, there's a raised net and you can play singles or doubles.
- The aim is to hit a shuttlecock, a cone shaped object usually made of feathers with a cork or rubber base, over the net with your racquet.
- If the shuttlecock lands inside your opponent's half, or if they fail to return it back over the net in the rally, you win the point.
- The first to 21 points will win a game, and a match is a best out of three games.
Courts can be found in schools, universities, leisure centres, badminton and mixed sports clubs.
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