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 »

The officiating committee in the game of badminton consists of an umpire, a service judge and 10 line judges. The umpire is responsible for enforcing rules of the game and may overrule decisions made by the service judge... 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 »

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 »