When played at barbecues or in backyards in the U.S. the rubber-and-feather cone at the center of the action is called a “birdie.” But international-level players bristle at the term, which they regard as too dilettante, and insist on the official “shuttlecock.” Bill Clement, hired by NBC to do color commentary for …
Furthermore, is shuttlecock a ball?
Shuttlecock is the ball of badminton and there are rules as to what it can looks like. The Shuttlecock Sport Ball consists of two parts: the top part with the feathers and the rubber base. … The total height of the Shuttlecock Sport ball is 13-15cm and it weights 13-15 grams.
Similarly one may ask, who invented badminton?
Invented in India in a version called poona. British army officers learned the game about 1870. In 1873 the duke of Beaufort introduced the sport at his country estate, Badminton, from which the game derives its name.
Why do we call it badminton?
Badminton takes its name from Badminton House—home of the Duke of Beaufort in the English county of Gloucestershire. In 1873, the Duke is credited with bringing a version of the game—Poona—back from India and introducing it to his guests.
Therefore, it is an indoor game because shuttlecock weight consisting of either feather or plastic is about 4.75 gm to 5.5gm. … When you play outdoors, the trajectory and pace of a shuttlecock can be hampered by even the slightest breeze. That’s why badminton halls do not have fans built and just air conditioning.
Generally UK and European Badminton Players are preferring to go for smaller grip sizes these days. Grip Sizes are measured by “G + Number”, the smaller the number, the larger the handle (I know very confusing!). For example almost all Yonex Rackets come in a G4 standard, whilst Victor Rackets are typically G5 in size.
The badminton smash is mainly used for attacking. It often acts as a winning shot in any badminton rallies. Basically a smash is an offensive shot shot fired from a high point and travels down steeply towards your opponent. Types of Smash. There are few types of smashes that are commonly used in badminton games today.
Badminton Rackets Price list in India (October 2021)
|Yonex Nanospeed 9900 G4 Badminton Racquet (Metal Orange, Weight – 3U)||Rs.17,340|
|TLH Bipan’s 16 G3 Strung Badminton Racquet (Multicolor, Weight – 300)||Rs.469|
|TLH Bipan’s 07 G3 Strung Badminton Racquet (Multicolor, Weight – 300)||Rs.370|