In badminton, the objective is to hit the shuttlecock over the net without committing a foul, or having the shuttlecock hit the ground or go out of bounds. The first player, or team, to 21 wins the set, and the best of t... More »

To master the fundamental skills required for badminton, it's important to understand the proper grip on the racket and to be able to serve and return the shuttlecock to the opposing player. The shuttlecock, or shuttle, ... More »

The basic skills of badminton are gripping the racket correctly, serving and the overhead throwing motion. While the basics of badminton are relatively easy to learn, there are several variations of each skill that can t... More »

The objective of badminton is for an opposing player to attempt to land the shuttlecock on the opposing player’s side of the court. A point is earned by forcing the opposing side to miss the shuttlecock with their racque... More »

Badminton is a sport that involves the volleying of a shuttlecock over a net with the use of rackets. Badminton is an aerobic sport that can be played for pleasure or for competition. More »

Badminton has its origins in the ancient sport of battledore and shuttlecock that was first played more than 2000 years ago in ancient Europe and Asia. A contemporary form of badminton is recorded as having been first pl... More »

Badminton uses lingo and terminology specific to the sport, including alley, backcourt, balk, carry, clear, drive, fault, flick, kill, hairpin shot, racket, shuttlecock, smash and wood shot. Badminton terms include let, ... More »