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Badminton

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.

Find Badminton Activities Near You

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National Governing Bodies

Badminton England

Contact Email
enquiries@badmintonengland.co.uk
Contact Telephone
01908 268400

York RI Queen Street

York RI is a large sports organisation based on Queen Street adjacent to York Station

North Yorkshire Badminton Performance Centre

Badminton England funded and monitored delivering coaching to all ages and abilities from Club level to county & Country standards. The coaching team is headed by level 3 coaches Nitin & Sarah Panesar, ex England players. We provide junior coaching in H

Better York

Better York Partnership. Delivering Leisure Centre services in York.